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Lanier Tech welcomes new official
Holston starts as vice president for academic affairs

Tavarez Holston is the new vice president for academic affairs at Lanier Technical College.

He formerly served as vice president for institutional effectiveness at Moultrie Technical College in South Georgia, where he was also the acting vice president of academic affairs.

“I am honored to join Lanier Technical College,” Holston said in a news release. “The college has remarkable leadership, faculty and staff, and I look forward to working closely with them as we prepare students for Georgia’s work force.”

He is replacing Linda Barrow, who is now the vice president of adult education for Lanier Tech.

In her new role, Barrow will focus on increasing the number of GED graduates and students in the English as a Second Language program.