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Meyers takes first place in Best in Show at SGTC Car Show – Americus Times-Recorder

Meyers takes first place in Best in Show at SGTC Car Show - Americus Times-Recorder

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AMERICUS — Larry Meyers recently took first place in the Best in Show Car category and first place in the Best Paint Job category with his 1961 Chevy Impala Bubbletop at the South Georgia Technical College Father’s Day Car Show. Fifty-three entries were on display for the SGTC cafeteria near South Georgia Tech Parkway. Admission was free and there was a lunch for participants and spectators.

Second place in the Best in Show Car category went to Dean and Judi Gemberling and with their 1963 Chevy Corvair Rampside they also took first in Best Truck and second in Best paint. Mickey White took third in the Best in Show category with his 1972 Chevy El Comino.

South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford (second from left) is pictured above with his son, Mark, and Georgia Street Rod (GSR) member Mickey White and former GSR President and retired South Georgia Technical College instructor Buddy Holloman at the SGTC Auto Show.
Photo by SGTC

Mickey White was also the first winner of the Best in Show Old Car from 1900 to 1993 with his 1972 Chevy El Comino. Kevin Bennoit finished second in that category with his 1969 Chevy Camaro, and Billy and Donna Leming took third with their Chevy 210 from 1955.

Chris Bridges took first place in the Best in Show New Car for the 1994 – Present event with his 2017 Chevy Camero SS, while Eric Creely took second place with his 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Tommy McCurley took third in the Best in Show New Car with his 2019 Chevy ZR1 Corvette.

Second place for Best Truck, Eddie Henderson, won with his 1969 Chevy C10. Third place in the Best Truck category went to Tommy McCurley with his 1972 Chevy Cheyenne truck.

Dean and Judi Gemberling took second place in Best Paint with their 1963 Chevy Corvair Rampside. Third place went to Layne Lacy with his 1933 Ford Truck.

The best motorcycle belonged to Don Jachowski with his 1971 Harley Davidson Sportster XLH.

To see all the cars entered in the auto show, go to: https://www.southgatech.edu/photo/sgtc-2022-fathers-day-car-show-entries-and-winners/

David Finley, Academic Dean of South Georgia Technical College, snatched up a free lunch for participants and spectators at the event led by Motorsports Instructor Kevin Beaver and Matthew Burks, John Deere Tech Instructor at South Georgia Technical college.

Individuals at the auto show also had the opportunity to learn about the more than 200 associate degree, diploma, and technical certificates of credit programs offered at South Georgia Technical College. The college is currently accepting applications for the fall semester beginning August 18. A registration will be held on Tuesday, July 19 at both the Americus and Crisp County campuses.

For more information about SGTC visit the website at: www.southgatech.edu or contact the Admissions Office at 229-271-4051 in Cordele and 229-931-2760 in Americus.