Greensboro, GA, February 09, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Greene County Tourism Committee recently appointed Chase Jennings to an internship supervised under Lauren Neal, tourism director for Lake Oconee and Greene County Tourism. Mr. Jennings started his internship February 1st and will continue through the spring semester of 2012.
"We are so pleased to have Chase Jennings as our intern for the spring,” Ms. Neal commented. “He will be providing the county with much needed assistance with our office operations while learning what services our office provides to the community. Please be sure to give Mr. Jennings a warm Greene County welcome when you see him."
Approved to serve the Greene County Tourism in the spring of 2012, Chase Jennings has lived in the community of Greensboro, Georgia since 2001. Jennings is on track to graduate Athens Technical College this summer with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. Jennings enjoys spending time with his brothers and watching football.
Athens Technical College’s Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management Program is an associate degree or diploma program that includes a mix of Technical College Certificate courses such as events coordinator, food and beverage director, front office manager, hospitality customer service, hospitality industry human resources assistant, hospitality operations associate, hostel management specialist and restaurant manager. For more information on Athens Technical College, visit www.athenstech.edu. Program information is listed in the website’s College Catalog link.
"I am delighted to have a student doing an internship in Greene County," said Dr. Jackie Wilson, program chair of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management of Athens Technical College. “The Greene County area is so rich with opportunities for students to get involved with the hospitality industry, and as a native to Greene County, Chase is an ideal candidate to take advantage of all the area has to offer. I know he will do an outstanding job.”
The Greene County Tourism Committee is a volunteer organization comprised of six appointed members by the Greene County Board of Commissioners along with three representatives from the Greene County Board of Commissioners, the Greene County Chamber of Commerce and the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, throughout the year. For more information regarding Greene County Tourism, please call 706-453-0380 or visit the website at www.visitlakeoconee.com.