Student and Alumni Profiles

Veterinary Technology Grad Returns to Assist New Students

Theresa Snook has come full circle in the Veterinary Technology program at Piedmont Technical College.

“The program was wonderful from the start,” said Snook.

Snook was working with South Carolina Veterinary Surgical Specialists in Columbia when the veterinarian there recommended that she pursue a degree. The Lexington native chose PTC because of the conveniences provided by the program.

Student Finds the Resources to Follow Dream at Piedmont Tech

Elizabeth Morris has dreamed of becoming a nurse for most of her life. After making a leap of faith by enrolling at the PTC Saluda Campus, that dream is finally within reach.

“I always knew I wanted to become a nurse, but my family never encouraged me to since no one in my family had ever attended college,” Morris said. “Deep down I told myself ‘yo si puedo’ which means I can do it. I told myself I can go to college one day.”

BCT Student Gets Start at Piedmont Tech

Aaron Walker came to Piedmont Technical College to carry on a family tradition. Walker is from the small town of Bradley where his father is a cabinetmaker.

“My dad has worked at cabinetry since he was my age, so I’ve always been exposed to that type of work and I was really interested,” said Walker.

Mechanical Engineering Grad Finds Successful Transfer Path

After getting his start at Piedmont Technical College, Jode Robinson is on his way to becoming a nuclear engineer.

Robinson spent many years as a cable TV supervisor, and knew that he was ready for a change.

jode_robinson“I had a lot of people telling me I needed to go back to school to be an engineer,” Robinson said. “That became one of the driving forces for me to go back to school.”

Engineering Tech Grad on Track to Achieving Goals

rex reeceRex Reece has found that starting at Piedmont Tech can put you on the track to achieving your goals.

The Hodges native graduated from Greenwood High School in 2005 and decided to take a year off. When he was ready to enroll in college, he turned to Piedmont Technical College.

“I needed to work,” Reece said. “Piedmont Tech was close by and the night classes that were offered were very important to me.”

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