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PTC Provides Summer Guidance Institute to Area Counselors

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently hosted the third annual Summer Guidance Institute, a week-long program designed to connect school counselors in PTC's region with the college's academic programs, local employers, and with economic developers to develop a better understanding of how education and workforce development fit together in our region. Pictured are, front from left, Renae Frazier, PTC dean of admissions; Toni Jenkins, Newberry County; Chrys Hill, Laurens County District 55; Monique Sprowl, Greenwood County District 50; Valerie Yarbough-Jones, McCormick County; April Cary, Newberry County; and Jennifer Holliday, Newberry County. Second, Jalissa Adger, PTC admissions counselor; Erica Coats, Laurens County District 56; Alicia Butler-Williams, McCormick County; Gwen McAllister, Newberry County; Karen Abell, Laurens County District 55; Yolanda Moore, Saluda County; and Tongela Lagroon, Greenwood County District 50. Back, Darlene Saxon, PTC admissions counselor; Dionne Mills, Abbeville County; Clorissa Orrick, PTC admissions counselor; Dr. Brenda Edwards, PTC assistant director of admissions; Sandy Scott, Abbeville County; Sherry Moore, McCormick County; Yoneko Allen, Laurens County; Tammy Scurry, Saluda County; Natasha Witcher, Abbeville County; and Russell Satterfield, SC Virtual School. Not pictured: Sharon Smith, Greenwood County District 52; and Susan Williams, Wardlaw Academy.