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Commission Chair Robby Wilkins

MTC Commission Chair Robby Wilkins has announced a pledged gift of more than $100,000 in support of the college. The gift is a combined donation by the Wilkins family that is reflective of the family’s admiration and respect of the work MTC does for the students and community it serves.

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Commissioner Emeritus Pete Sercer

The Midlands Technical College Commission officially named Dr. Pete Sercer as Commissioner Emeritus upon his retirement from the MTC Board of Trustees. With 27 years of service, Dr. Sercer was the longest-serving commissioner in the college’s history.

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David Peacock

David Peacock spent 23 years serving the United States Air Force, with multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas in the Middle East. After enduring several injuries on the battlefield during search and rescue missions, he was medically retired due to traumatic brain injury (TBI)...

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Denise Smith

Denise Smith's experience at MTC gave her the guidance she needed to be a great manager for her company. ...

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Devin Henson

The Differential Equations math class Devin taught at MTC launched a high altitude weather balloon (HAB) with a GoPro camera. From planning, design, setup, launch, and retrieval, this first-of-its-kind project at MTC was made possible only because of the full funding provided by the MTC Foundation.

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Dr. Bill Mulkey

In 1972, Bill helped create a two-year associate degree in science that taught radiography at MTC. The program combined clinical training and coursework with college credits.

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Dr. Cliff Marsh

Dr. Cliff Marsh entered MTC as a first-generation college student, graduated with an Associate in Arts, and went on to receive his bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees. He credits MTC for providing the foundation for his success.

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Emma Anderson

Retired Master Sergeant Emma Anderson attended the grand opening. She served in the Army for 24 years and then raised a family before coming to MTC for her higher education. On May 3, 2017, she graduated with an Associate in Arts and continue on to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of...

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George Powers

George P. (Garry) Powers has begun his two-year term as Chair of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) Commission. He has been a member of the Commission since 2009, bringing a depth of knowledge in the economic development arena.

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Heather Williams, RDH

Heather's two-year associate degree and end of the year class project gave her the start she needed as a dental hygienist. She was able to work in an office, be a mom and also obtain my Bachelor’s degree from St. Petersburg College online. ...

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