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HGTC's Garner honored by Columbia College

HGTC's Garner honored by Columbia College

April D. Garner, coordinator of the career center at Horry Georgetown Technical College, April Garnerhas been selected by Columbia College as the “2013-2014 Master of Education in Higher Education Administration Graduate Student of the Year.” She was official recognized recently during Columbia College summer commencement ceremonies. The “Higher Education Administration Graduate Student of the Year” is bestowed upon the student who has demonstrated excellence in graduate studies and is distinguished among peers and faculty in the Higher Education Administration program.

Garner was chosen by the Columbia College faculty and received the award based upon her academic excellence and research skills. She finished the program with a 4.0 GPA and co-authored a research paper on college alumni perceptions of academic and workforce readiness. Garner serves in various leadership roles with local and state community and professional organizations, including the South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (SCACE) as the association’s president-elect.