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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle visits Columbus Tech

By Toygar Ayla - email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Some of Georgia's top leaders were on hand Tuesday to help  Columbus Technical College celebrate its 50th year as a college.

Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle and state senators checked out the Robert L. Wright Health Sciences Center to see the hands on training Columbus Tech student receive while earning their degrees.   

The facility was financed with more than $16 million in state funds and another $10 million from private investment.

Cagle says it's a great step in preparing Georgians for future careers in health care.  He also said health services are expected to account for 25 percent of the state's GDP by the year 2025.

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