Due to increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, it is with great regret that OMED: Educational Services has decided to cancel the 2020 Tower Awards originally scheduled for April 2 at the Georgia Tech Hotel.
The OMED office and the 2020 Tower Awards corporate partners and sponsors fully acknowledge our students’ hard work and academic achievements. Therefore, all students who previously registered for the event will receive their Tower Award at a later date. Emails will follow with instructions about awards distribution at a later date.
For 26 years, the Tower Awards have celebrated the academic achievements of traditionally underrepresented students at Georgia Tech. Tower Awards eligibility
Of the more than 1,200 students eligible to receive a 2019 Tower Award, nearly 300 gathered for the annual recognition ceremony. “Our students set the standard for what the next generation can accomplish with a high-quality education and community support,” said Tower Coordinator Denise Ocasio Thomas.
“Awards like these speak volumes to the impact and value that underrepresented students bring to both the Georgia Tech Community and around the world."
— Nyemkuna Fortingo, undergraduate student, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry