Wiregrass is helping Chelsea Marshall prepare for a future career in childcare


June 17, 2014

Chelsea Marshall
Chelsea Marshall is good to grow at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.

After graduating from Fitzgerald High School, Chelsea Marshall attended a four year college and soon decided that was not the route for her at that time. “I felt like a number and decided to return home and attend Wiregrass,” shared Chelsea. “Here at Wiregrass I quickly found they knew both my first and last name, it felt more personal to me.” Chelsea enrolled in the Early Childhood Care and Education program at Wiregrass on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. At an early age she realized that she wanted to work with children. She currently works with a local daycare, putting into practice what she is learning at Wiregrass. Her dream is to one day own her own daycare and hire highly educated, qualified teachers. She credits Wiregrass instructors for being in tune with student struggles and being able to help students solve issues allowing them to stay in school and be successful.

Wiregrass will be hosting a Free Application Day on June 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Students interested in the Early Childhood Care and Education program or any other program are encouraged to visit a campus to find out more information. The application fee for new students applying for Fall Semester on this day will be waived. The Ben Hill-Irwin Campus has several new programs including a Barbering program, and an Agribusiness Manager technical certificate program. Visit www.wiregrass.edu to see a complete listing of programs. Fall Semester starts August 19.