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Jake Tyler

Full-time soldier Army Sergeant Jake Tyler graduated from Midlands Technical College May 5, 2017, with high honors receiving both an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science degree.

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Tammi Byrd

Tammi Byrd graduated with an Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene from Midlands Technical College in 1979. Today, she is CEO and Clinical Director of Health Promotion Specialists, a program she helped create. “MTC was a great starting point for me."...

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Brittney Smith

Brittney's time at Midlands Technical College changed the way her parents and friends think of technical colleges. Midlands Technical College taught her to be a well-rounded person who could interact with anyone from anywhere. They gave her the tools and the confidence needed to transfer to a...

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Cyntia Seumo

When Cyntia Seumo was awarded a scholarship from Midlands TechHire at Midlands Technical College (MTC), she says her life started clicking. Only 18 weeks after beginning her first class at MTC, Cyntia completed training in the Desktop and Server Administrator program and received a paid internship...

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Joseph Shenkar

Joseph "Hilik" Shenkar, Midlands Technical College’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, received his Associate in Arts degree from Midlands Technical College in 2005 before going on to become Assistant Solicitor and Special Assistant United States Attorney. He said MTC provided...

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Ashley Ramirez

Ashley Ramirez is a self-proclaimed nerd who pulled off an amazing academic feat. She earned two degrees from MTC before she graduated from high school. Her parents met while taking classes at Midlands Technical College and married shortly afterwards, so it makes sense that Ashley Ramirez felt a...

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Lasenta Lewis-Ellis

Enterprising Women Magazine has named MTC alumna Lasenta Lewis-Ellis the 2016 Enterprising Woman of the Year. The award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognitions for female business owners. Lasenta said her MTC Architectural Engineering and Technology degree set her up for real...

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Ariana Coleman

After a year of college at a private university, Ariana decided to move to Columbia to live with her family and save money. Her mom told her I to take a look at Midlands Technical College. She’d heard about their pharmacy technician program and knew she was going to do something in the medical...

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Ashton June

Ashton knew he needed a career change, and it would require returning to college. For him, Midlands Technical College was the perfect place.

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Brantley B.

Since Midlands Technical College is organized for students of all types, they have enabled Brantley to earn a computer programming degree at the pace that met her needs. "This has proven that people like myself, with neurological challenges, can prosper and have a positive impact in society...

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