Student Success Stories
HGTC Alumni Spotlight - Roy Luther
Roy Luther graduated from HGTC in 2016 Cum Laude with a Business Degree and was the recipient of the Student of the Year award for 2016. He also received the Alpha Nu Sigma service and leadership award. Roy volunteers at the Myrtle Beach and Surfside fire departments and inspires everyone he works worth.
Fischer Hayes learned as a student at St. James High School that he had a talent for
math, science and construction. The more questions he asked, the more he became interested
Physical Therapy Assistant program graduate Beth Goff. Beth currently works at Grand
Strand Medical Center as A Physical Therapist Assistant.
Forestry Management Technology Graduate Paul Jacobs, is a Forest Technician in the
Forestry and Land Management Division of Sabine & Waters. He is proficient in the
application of various forest and land management techniques including forest inventory,
timber cruising, forest data collection, species identifications, growth and volume
measurements, prescribed fire, and wildlife habitat management.
Attorney, Natasha M. Hanna, P.C.
Natasha Hanna opened her own law firm, the Law Office of Natasha M. Hanna, P.C., in
May 2010 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The focus of her practice is on civil litigation
and criminal defense. Her cases have been featured on national television and she
has been involved in numerous high-profile cases.Earning her paralegal degree, she worked in a law firm for five years and also served as an instructor at Horry-Georgetown
A curve in the road changed Desarae Bittle's life. While on vacation in the mountains
of West Virginia, her family stopped to see The Greenbrier, America's most fashionable social resort since 1778.
"I had been in the service industry long enough to know that I wanted to follow a different career path. I enrolled at Horry-Georgetown Technical College because it offered the best future in Engineering Technology. My professors were first-rate and they taught me the technical skills I needed, plus they helped me land a great job! Best of all, HGTC courses transfer, so everything I've learned counts toward my Bachelor's degree in Engineering."