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Date: February 24, 2023


Fifty-Five Students Named to Tri-County’s

Academic Distinction List for Fall 2022   

PENDLETON --- Fifty-five students have been named to Tri-County Technical College’s Academic Distinction List for fall 2022.

To be eligible for the Academic Distinction List, a student must be enrolled in six to eleven credit hours for two consecutive terms and earn at least twelve credit hours during the two consecutive terms, with a grade of A in each attempted course.

Based on information at the close of the fall 2022 semester, the following individuals met the requirements for the Academic Distinction List.

Anderson County

From Anderson:

Shuntell Dominique Campbell, Nursing; Falon Misti Copeland, Mechatronics Technology; Kristina Lynn Cothran, Nursing; Dustin Lynwood Dillard, Mechatronics Technology; Shereai Raquel Greenlee, Criminal Justice Technology - Paralegal Studies Emphasis; Ashlyn N. Hemelgarn, Associate in Science; Christopher M. Henderson, Mechatronics Technology; Jeffery Allen Kelly, Mechatronics Technology; Malina R. McCann, Nursing; Edward Joseph Mugerdichian, CNC Programming and Operations; Carleigh Elisabeth Parker, Veterinary Technology; Jennifer Rae Rutledge, Nursing; Edward A. Shiffler, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; and James Noah Sturkie, Welding Technology

From Belton

Shannon Attaway, Nursing; Jacquelyn A. Prosser, CNC Programming and Operations; and Benjamin Waters, Mechatronics Technology

From Honea Path

James Robert Rochester, CNC Programming and Operations; and Jacob Chandler Wood, Veterinary Technology

From Pelzer

Mckyla R. Attaway, Business Administration - Operations Management Emphasis; and Bethany Reid Broome, Early Care and Education

From Piedmont

Cassidy L Davenport, Nursing; Christopher and Ryan Hayworth, Engineering Design Technology

From Williamston

Forrest Hunter Vickery, Manufacturing Management and Leadership; and Leon Maurice Wardlaw, Mechatronics Technology

Oconee County

From Fair Play

Maria Rose Owens, Nursing

From Seneca

Emma Catherine Bedenbaugh, Associate in Science; Rene Miranda Flores, Associate in Science; Harrison Paul Quade, Multi-Process Welding; and Lydia Joy Zeller, Nursing

From Walhalla

William Garrett Fisher, CNC Programming and Operations; Paul Anthony Harris, Business Administration; and Justin Damien Sears, General Technology - Welding

From West Union

Keith Cruz, Industrial Electronics Technology; and Travis Jay Kreuzberger, Nursin

From Westminster        

Benjamin Stone Baker, Media Arts Production; Benjamin Nathaniel Brock, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; and Alejandria Rebekah Knight, Early Care and Education

Pickens County

From Central

Jordan Nicole Miller, Nursing

From Clemson

Caroline Bryant Graydon, Associate in Science

From Easley

Emma Brooke Clements, Business Administration - Marketing Emphasis; Robyn Easlick, Accounting; Caleista Jade Fielders, Associate in Science; Kevin Spencer Hofius, Mechatronics Technology; Brittany Montez Hudson, Accounting; Ryan Jackson Jones, Mechatronics Technology; Lauren Rebecca King, Early Care and Education; and Dylan Blake Langley, Mechatronics Technology

From Liberty

Magdalen Rose Covington, Early Care and Education; Caleb Nicholas Howard, Mechatronics Technology; and Rachel Anne Knott, Associate in Science

From Pickens

Dawson Nathanelle Arflin, Welding Technology

Out of County

From Greenville

Adam Armando Molina Alvarado, University Studies; and Jamie Moon, Veterinary Technology

From Spartanburg

Donna Jewel Gregory, Nursing

About Tri-County Technical College

Tri-County Technical College, a public two-year community and technical college serving Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties in South Carolina, enrolls more than 9,000 students annually and offers more than 70 major fields of study, including computer technology, industrial electronics, mechatronics, nursing, and university transfer programs. Tri-County boasts the highest student success rate among two-year colleges in the state and ranks in the top one percent nationally for successful student transfers to four-year colleges and universities. To learn more, visit