Greenwood County

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.

Piedmont Tech to hold Program Showcases

Piedmont Technical College will be offering a series of program showcases to introduce potential students to the wide variety of program options the college has available. The first showcase will be for those interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. It will be held Thursday, June 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 102C of the James C. Self Conference Center on the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood.

Each year, hundreds of students transfer credits earned at Piedmont Technical College to four-year colleges and universities throughout the region.

Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

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


First PTC Occupational Therapy Assistant Students Graduate

Piedmont Technical College recently celebrated the graduation of its first class of occupational therapy assistant (OTA) students during a pinning ceremony.

All 11 of the graduating students have been offered positions in the field. The students will be eligible to enter the field upon completion of the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).


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