Athletics and Student Activities


Southern Crescent Technical College provides opportunities for its students to participate in intercollegiate and intramural athletics.

The Southern Crescent Technical College Tigers compete in men’s basketball and women’s basketball as Division I members of the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA), which is Region XVII of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). In order to be eligible to participate in either of these sports, student athletes are required to meet all eligibility requirements of the NJCAA and agree to read, sign, and abide by all liability waivers, codes of conduct, and/or other forms required by the College.

Participating in athletics at an intercollegiate level at Southern Crescent Technical College can affect your athletic eligibility at other colleges. If you believe you may transfer and wish to participate in athletics at another institution besides Southern Crescent Technical College, please contact the Coordinator or Student Activities Coordinator for additional information regarding this topic before you attend any workouts, tryouts, or practices for any of Southern Crescent Technical College’s athletic teams.

Individuals wishing to participate in athletics must:

  • maintain satisfactory progress within an approved college program or course as listed in the college catalog;
  • be a student in good standing, enrolled in full-time status (12 or more credit hours, 15 preferred) within 15 days from the beginning of the term;*
  • maintain enrollment in 12-15 credit hours of college coursework as listed in the college catalog during each term of athletic participation; college course work as listed in the college catalog during each term of athletic participation;*
  • maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher for each term of athletic participation and 2.5 GPA or higher overall to remain eligible;
  • turn in all bi-weekly Progress Reports to the Athletic Coordinator by 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays.
  • pass a physical examination administered by a qualified health care professional licensed to administer physical examinations prior to tryouts;
  • read, complete, sign, and agree to abide by all liability waivers, codes of conduct, and other forms required by Southern Crescent Technical College.

Students Athletes are expected to attend Study Hall as assigned by the coaching staff for both fall and spring semesters unless prior approval is given by the Head Coach. Failure to attend will lead to disciplinary actions as set by the Head Coach such as extra conditioning, suspension from games and/or practice, or for consistent absenteeism, dismissal from the athletic team. Discipline will be on a Merit System for each offense. In conjunction with Study Hall, all students are expected to attend all scheduled meetings with the Graduation Coach and the same disciplines of Study Hall also applies.

*Exceptions may exist for these rules, please contact the Athletics Coordinator or Director of Student Support Services for additional information.

Intramural sports are added based on student interest and approval by Southern Crescent Technical College administration. A student wishing to participate in intramurals must:

  • be a currently enrolled, credit seeking student in good standing with the college; and
  • read, complete, and agree to abide by all liability waivers, codes of conduct, and other forms required by Southern Crescent Technical College.

For more information about SCTC athletics, contact Athletic Coordinator at 770-229-3130.


Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in post-secondary technical colleges in the state of Georgia.

Several statewide sponsors from business/industry and education help Georgia’s Technical College System sponsor the GOAL program. Finalists are selected from each technical college and compete for a grand prize in an annual competition held in Atlanta.

GOAL nominees are rewarded with recognition, leadership training, and donated gifts. The GOAL winner from Southern Crescent Technical College is held in high esteem and is called upon to represent the college at various civic and community events.

Student Organizations

An essential pre-requisite for a student organization to be approved is that it has educational importance and that its objectives are clearly explained in a proposed charter. Club/organization application forms and further instructions can be obtained by contacting the Director of Student Support Services, (770) 229-3409.

The request to charter an organization will be approved or disapproved by the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Circle K

Circle-K is a Kiwanis club-sponsored student service organization. Circle K is the world’s largest student-led collegiate services organization providing students with opportunities to build fellowship while developing leadership skills through service in their community. Circle K’s Motto is “Live to Serve, Love to Serve.

National Technical Honors Society

NTHS is a national, nonprofit organization established to honor excellence in work-force education programs and majors. All students in degree and diploma programs and maintaining a cumulative academic GPA of 3.75 or above are eligible for membership. Membership invitations will be distributed in the Fall and Spring Semester(s) by NTHS Advisors.

The goals of the NTHS are:

  • To reward excellence in workforce education
  • To encourage scholastic excellence, skill development, honesty, service, leadership, citizenship, and individual responsibility
  • To promote business and industry’s critical workplace values.

For more details, please contact the SCTC’s student activities office.

Performing and Literary Arts Student Association (PALASA)

PALASA is committed to providing an outlet for the performing and creative writing talents of SCTC students; and to promoting interest in the performing and literary arts within the SCTC community; introducing members to quality theater and literature through meetings, guest speakers, and co-curricular learning; sharing information and experiences about performing arts and creative writing; and producing high-quality student performance showcases and a student literary publication. This club is open to all students and faculty who are interested in performing and literary arts, regardless of experience or skill level.

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

Phi Beta Lambda is a national student organization for students interested in business. Its goals are to help students develop leadership skills, character, and self-confidence. Phi Beta Lambda provides students with opportunities to develop occupational competencies for business occupations and promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility. Local, state, and national competitions are open to students in this organization.


Rotaract is a Rotary Club sponsored student organization which provides an opportunity for all students (1) to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal and professional development; (2) to address the needs, problems and opportunities in our community; (3) to recognize the dignity and value of all occupations as opportunities to serve our community; and (4) to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service. Rotaract’s mission is “Service Above Self.”


SkillsUSA is a national student organization, which serves industrial, technical, and health occupation students. Leadership, dignity of work, good workmanship, citizenship, and respect for others are emphasized. Local winners compete in regional, state, and national competitions.


Venatus is the SCTC Gaming Club dedicated to providing a safe environment on campus to all students who are new and experienced players of tabletop, console, PC and Live Action Role Play Games. Venatus’ mission is to create a healthy environment to relieve student academic stress, increase creativity and productivity, enhance social and leadership skills while promoting a positive image of gamers. Members facilitate activities and community outreach through gaming, allowing members to explore ways that gaming can be used to enhance education and interpersonal relationships.