Greenwood County

Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.


Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 4

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on Aug. 4. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. for health science and nursing graduates. A ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, business and information technology, industrial technology and engineering technology graduates. Both commencement exercises will be held in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. 

HVAC Program Opens New Facility

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning program at Piedmont Technical College is on its way to becoming the premier training facility in the southeast with the recent addition of a state-of-the-art building.

“We spent many hours in discussion and planning to get the ball rolling,” said David Kibler, interim dean of engineering and industrial technologies. “Now we have a first-class, state-of-the-art training facility that is possibly the best HVAC training facility in the state of South Carolina, and maybe in the southeast.”

Piedmont Tech PBL Attends National Leadership Conference, Wins Awards

Piedmont Technical College Phi Beta Lambda students recently attended the PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The conference allowed students to compete in leadership events, share their successes and learn new ideas about shaping the future of their career through workshops and exhibits. Computer technology student John Barton from Ninety Six took first place in the computer concepts event. Coronicca Oliver, computer technology instructor, was also recognized as the Phi Beta Lambda Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser in South Carolina.

Scholarships Presented, Donors Recognized at Luncheon

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.


Luncheon Held for Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.


Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2016 spring Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2016 spring semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

President’s List students include:

Abbeville County - Marva P. Burnside, Timothy A. Cann, Jeremy J. Chrisley, Jorge D. Ortega and Jerri D. Smith, all of Abbeville; and Davis J. Dickey of Donalds.

BCT Is Building the Future

It’s not everyday that you get dirty when attending classes at Piedmont Technical College. Unless you are enrolled in the Building Construction Technology program.

Students in the BCT program are not only learning about construction, they are putting it to use. They are building a house.

“It takes a lot of fortitude to go out with $100,000 and a group of students and build a house,” said Bobby Roche, instructor/coordinator for the BCT division.

Donors, Recipients Honored at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.


Duke Energy South Carolina Makes Donation to Foundation

Duke Energy South Carolina recently made a generous contribution to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation for the establishment of the Duke Energy Workforce Pathways Scholarship. Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Theo L. Lane, district manager for government and community relations for Duke Energy South Carolina; Ron Millender, PTC Foundation board member and Greenwood Promise steering committee chairman; and Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development with the PTC Foundation. “Scholarship support is an investment in future leadership.


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