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FAYETTEVILLE, NC – July 30, 2019 – Jesse Watts Jr., 2019-20 Student Government Association (SGA) President for Fayetteville Technical Community College, has also been named President of the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College SGA (N4CSGA) for 2019-20. 

Watts, from Clarksville, Tennessee, retired from the U.S. Army with 20 years of service as a medical laboratory technician.  He began his studies at FTCC in the fall of 2017 and is pursuing associate degrees in Computer Programming and Development, Network Management, and Systems Security and Analysis.  Upon graduating, Jesse plans to pursue his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in related computer technology fields. 

In addition to his leadership roles with the Student Government Association at Fayetteville Tech and at the state level, Watts serves as president of the Association for Information Technology Professionals student club and as mentor in the male mentoring program Y.E.S. (You + Effort = Success) at Fayetteville Tech.  While serving as the N4CSGA president, Watts will also serve as an ex-officio member of the State Board of North Carolina Community Colleges.  To learn more about the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College SGA, please visit     

During leisure time, Watts enjoys reading, exercising and working out, sharing time with family and friends, volunteering in the community, playing video games, and collecting comics.

“Jesse Watts brings strength, discipline, and diverse talents to Fayetteville Tech and also the state level of North Carolina Community Colleges through his leadership role as president in Student Government Association activities.  We look forward to working with Jesse and the FTCC SGA members over the 2019-20 academic year and are very proud of his military service, his belief in the value and outstanding education available through North Carolina community colleges, and his SGA representation at both the local and state levels,” said FTCC President Dr. Larry Keen.

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