Success Profiles

Successful Alumni Profiles

John Powell John Powell received Tri-County Technical College’s 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award, which highlights his dedication to his alma mater. Powell, a 1972 Business Technology graduate, owns and operates Powell Real Estate in Oconee County. Since graduating, Powell has maintained a close connection to the College by serving on various boards and continuing to spread the word about a place that gave him career direction and many fond memories. He resides in West Union, South Carolina.
Ronak Patel India native Ronak Patel’s first college experience in America was taking the Pre-Pharmacy curriculum at Tri-County. This two-year program, titled Occupational Technology with a concentration in Pre-Pharmacy, is a mix of online and traditional courses and is excusive to the Anderson campus. Upon graduation, Ronak was among the 110 students accepted at the S.C. College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina.Tri-County is first technical college in the State to offer this package of classes, and it’s the first time that the Arts and Sciences and Health Education divisions have collaborated to offer a degree program.
Lindsey Montjoy Thanks to the College’s LPN to Professor initiative, Lindsey Montjoy, a 2006 associate degree Nursing graduate from Anderson, will be able to earn her BSN from Clemson in 15 months while continuing to work full time as a nurse at AnMed Health. Her plans are to earn a master’s degree and to become a family nurse practitioner. Several years ago, a $1.2 million grant from the Duke Endowment enabled four area hospitals (AnMed Health, Cannon Memorial Hospital, Oconee Medllical Center, and Palmetto Health Baptist – Easley) to join forces with Clemson University and Tri-County to create the LPN to Professor program, which addresses the future shortage of nurses in the workplace and nursing faculty within Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties.
Eddie Aman Since graduating from the Criminal Justice program in 1995, Lt. Eddie Aman says he had been looking for a way to earn a bachelor’s degree while maintaining a 45 – 55-hour work week at the Anderson Police Department. When Anderson University (AU) and Tri-County announced a unique collaboration in 2004, making college attainable and available for law enforcement officers, he was among the first to enroll in the evening classes. Lt. Aman says he is now looking for the right master’s degree program.
Scott Webber A 1979 alumnus of the Industrial Electronics Technology Department (IET), Scott Webber was honored with Tri-County Technical College’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2008, highlighting his dedication to the College. Webber is Senior Vice President/Market President for Wachovia Banks in Anderson County. He is a member of the College’s Alumni Association and active in a number of civic organizations in Anderson County. He resides in Anderson, South Carolina.

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