Press Release                                                                                                                                                   
August 31, 2023

Fifty-Six Students Named to

Tri-County’s President’s List for Summer 2023

PENDLETON --- Fifty-six students have been named to Tri-County Technical College’s President’s List for summer 2023.

To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be classified as a degree, diploma, or certificate-seeking student; earn at least 12 credit hours in courses numbered 100 or above; attain a GPR of 4.00; cannot earn an “F,” “WF,” or “U” grade for courses numbered 100 or below, MAT 150 or ENG 150.

Based on information at the close of the summer 2023 semester, the following individuals met the requirements for the President’s List.

Anderson County

From Anderson:

Hunter Gene Cantinieri, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; Nathan Cash, Mechatronics Technology; Caroline Floyd, Business Administration - Marketing Emphasis; Kamrun William Gentle, Mechatronics Technology; Evan William Gillespie, Mechatronics Technology; Harley David Lee, Mechatronics Technology; Michael Charles Mcclung, Mechatronics Technology; Hunter Bascue Nelson, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; Andrew James Passetti, Welding Technology; Brandon David Passetti, Mechatronics Technology; Nehemias Perez, Mechatronics Technology; Adam James Shaw, Mechatronics Technology; Jesse Ross Stowers, Mechatronics Technology; Alexander Charles Strang, Mechatronics Technology; Nathan Tabakov, Mechatronics Technology; Wilson Ross Williams, Mechatronics Technology; and Tawny Elizabeth Wood, Associate in Arts

From Belton:

Zachary Lee Brown, Mechatronics Technology; Pearson Sloan Fisher, Mechatronics Technology; Palmer Alexander Johns, Mechatronics Technology; and Evan Walker Shirley, Mechatronics Technology

From Honea Path:

William Joseph Cantrell, CNC Programming and Operations; and Richard Wayne Howard, Computer Technology - Cybersecurity and Forensics Emphasis

From Iva:

Cody Lee Brown, Computer Technology - Network Systems Management Emphasis

From Pendleton:

Timothy L. Jones, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; and Ashley Fay Young, Early Care and Education

From Piedmont:

Evan Garreth Jenkins, Welding Technology

From Williamston:

Kenneth Landon Crompton, Mechatronics Technology; and Mikayla Hope Penninger, Associate in Arts

Oconee County

From Mountain Rest:

Claire Olivia Crooks, Early Care and Education; and Russell Lewis Kuemmerer, Welding Technology

From Salem:

Michael Korycansky, Media Arts Production

From Seneca:

Liam P. Duggan, Media Arts Production; William Hunter McClure, Computer Technology - Software and Web Development Emphasis; Donna Marie Morris, CNC Programming and Operations; Alden Wilder Scar, Mechatronics Technology; Dale Hayden Silver, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; and Nicholas Alexander Vickery, Computer Technology - Software and Web Development Emphasis

From Walhalla:

Jonathan L Murphy, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology; and Kaden Andrew Partin Owens, Technical Operators II

From West Union:

Ashley Nichole Poulos McClain, Associate in Science

From Westminster:

James Ryan Rein, Mechatronics Technology

Pickens County

From Central:

Vance Thomas Pressley, Associate in Arts

From Clemson:

Samuel Z. Manwaring, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology

From Easley:

John Luke King, Mechatronics Technology; and Levi Jonathan Sheriff, HVAC Installer

From Liberty:

Tanner Scott Avery, Mechatronics Technology

From Pickens:

Gracie Michele Griffin, Surgical Technology; Hazen Emeryk Kolat, Automotive Technology; and Jacob Richard Oberstar, Mechatronics Technology

From Six Mile:

Cooper Chase Henderson, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology

Out of County

From Cheraw:

Dakota Kayin Harsany, Surgical Technology

From Greer:

Timothy Odell Gault, Business Administration - Operations Management Emphasis

From Ridgeland:

Madison Nicole Sirico, Associate in Science

From Rock Hill:

Miles Hagan Deaton, Associate in Arts

From Travelers Rest:

Daniel Frederick James Hembree, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology

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