May 27, 2011
Piedmont Technical College president Dr. Ray Brooks, back left, honored 10 community leaders and college associates with the Presidential Medallion, the institution’s most prestigious award, at PTC’s recent commencement exercises. Pictured with Brooks accepting the Presidential Medallions were, front from left, Rosalie Stevenson, interim dean of nursing at PTC; Tamatha Sells, sociology instructor at PTC; Lavetta Seymore, administrative specialist at PTC; Paige Childs, vice president of business and finance at PTC; Denise Medford, president and CEO of The Links at Stoney Point; and Gregg Smith, media center and print shop manager at PTC. Back, Brooks; Dr. Darrell Johnson, superintendent of Greenwood District 50 schools; John Thompson, PTC Foundation board member; Steve Lamb, Area Commission Laurens County; and Jim Medford, PTC Foundation board chairman. Instituted in 1991 during the college’s silver anniversary celebration, the medallions recognize individuals who have made significant contributions toward excellence in education.