The Board of Directors for the technical colleges of Northwestern and Coosa Valley have approved a new name for the combined schools.  The board met yesterday and voted to approve the name as "Georgia Northwestern Technical College".

The name will not be official until it is approved by the State Board of Technical Colleges.

The current president of Coosa Valley Tech, Chris McDaniel is slated to be the president of the combined schools and Jeff King, current interm president of Northwester Tech will serve as Provost for the Rock Spring campus of the combined colleges.