Students to Represent HGTC at 2017 Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Team
Students chosen based on outstanding academics and service to the community
(CONWAY, SC) Mar. 24, 2017 -- Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) has selected Ariana Fratto and Heather Jones to represent the college on the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Team on April 27, 2017. The annual awards ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia.
“We are proud to send Ariana and Heather to represent HGTC at All-State,” said Dr. Melissa Batten, associate vice president for student affairs. “These students were chosen to represent HGTC because of their academic performance and their service to both the college and their local community.”
Heather Jones (pictured right) is an administrative office technology student and full-time employee at HGTC. She says her most significant academic endeavor since attending HGTC was her Honors in Action research project about music therapy and its effects on cancer patients.
Ariana Fratto (pictured right) is a radiology student at HGTC and is also a part-time tutor for the program. She says her most significant academic endeavor since attending HGTC has been her clinical rotations at local hospitals.
HGTC offers college transfer and skilled associate degree programs in more than 80 fields of study. Nearly all programs feature internships that lead to jobs. Ninety-five percent of students either transfer to earn advanced degrees or start careers in their respective fields of study.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Melissa Batten
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Horry-Georgetown Technical College