Success Stories

Education and Public Service

Bianca Williams

Heroes and role models can take all forms. Sometimes they stand out from afar, and other times they operate in plain sight, working among us.

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Education and Public Service

Nicole McCune

Nicole McCune knows how important scholarships are from her experience as an MTC student.

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Education and Public Service

Jayda Manning

After two years at Dreher High School, Jayda Manning needed some flexibility in her schedule and transferred to the Richland One Middle College, located on the Midlands Technical College Beltline Campus. Two years later at age 17, she is the youngest person ever to receive an associate degree from MTC when she completes her final course this summer.

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Education and Public Service

The Honorable Tomothy Edmond

Growing up in rural Lexington County, my family has always instilled in me the value of education. Therefore, after serving my country in the Armed Forces, I decided to attend Midlands Technical College. I knew I needed a degree to go to the next level in my career path.

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Education and Public Service

James Clonts

I chose Midlands Technical College after high school because it gave me the opportunity to take my time to figure out what I wanted to do in life.

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Education and Public Service

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 South Carolina.

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Education and Public Service

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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Education and Public Service

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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Education and Public Service

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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Education and Public Service

April Lewis

Her husband was killed in action in Iraq. After that blow, she went to a dark place, but Lewis says the darkness lifted when she saw the light of opportunity at Midlands Technical College. Lewis decided to pick herself up and enroll at MTC.

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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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STEM Education and Public Service

Joe and Shanita D'Angelo

Joe graduated from MTC in December of 2004 with an Associate in Science. Then, he went on to receive his Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina (USC), and two Master of Science degrees – one from USC and the other from John Hopkins University.

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Education and Public Service

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 the pivotal foundation to help him become successful in his career.

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