College Honors Retired Board Member Gordon Hughes

Gordon Hughes

Forsyth Tech recognized long-time Board of Trustees member, Gordon B. Hughes, this fall with the naming of the college’s Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology Department in his honor.

Mr. Hughes, who retired from the Board in 2014, was appointed by the County Commissioners in 1990 and served for 24 consecutive years, including in the capacity of Chair of the Board from 1992 – 1999.

“The naming of the Gordon B. Hughes Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology Department in Hauser Hall on Main Campus honors Mr. Hughes’ legacy with our thanks for his many years of dedicated service to the college,” said Dr. Gary Green, Forsyth Tech’s president, during the dedication ceremony.

Mr. Hughes retired from Western Electric (AT&T) in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and completed graduate-level classes in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky.