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OTC's Cartee honored
Chamber selects Ogeechee Tech head
Shortly after Jamey Cartee, right, was rung out as the reigning Past President of the Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, wife and Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee realizes that she is being honored as Business Leader of the Year during their annual meeting at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Center for Continuing Education Thursday.
Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee was named the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Thursday night during the 90th Annual Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce meeting.Billy Hickman, of Dabbs, Hill, Hickman and Cannon LLP, presented the award to Cartee after leading up to the announcement with hints as to her identity. Hickman was the 2011 recipient of the honor.In describing Cartee’s qualities that resulted in her being given the award, he said the business leader “supports the community with time, money and employees … has a clear vision for the business … a tremendous passion for their business and team members.”Cartee “is a team builder, has courage … strong internal motivation… strength and integrity and Christian values,” he said.Cartee came from Augusta to attend Georgia Southern College, and graduated with a marketing degree. She later married Jamey Cartee, owner of St. Andrews Builders, and past chairman of the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce.She “has a passion for health care… worked at a dentists’ office” and both her parents worked in the medical field, he said.
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