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Horry-Georgetown Technical College


A Student Support Services programtrio

TRIO ELITE Scholars (TES) is a national federal grant-funded program under the TRIO umbrella that provides FREE assistance to HGTC students in a variety of ways:

  • Individualized Academic Coaching
  • Access to Peer Mentors / Tutors
  • Workshops to maximize your success while in college
  • College Tours and Cultural Enrichment Events
  • Job search preparation


To be eligible for participation in TES, you must be a currently enrolled HGTC Student - or registered for classes for the upcoming semester - that meets at least one of the following conditions:

  • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent completed a 4-year degree)
  • Income-based qualification click here for more information
  • Be a student with a documented disability (developmental, learning, physical, etc.)

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact us at 843-349-7113.  Not sure if you’re eligible? Contact us for more information or fill out an application and we will help verify your eligibility status.

Contact TRIO ELITE Scholars

Nakita Gagum Nikita Gagum
Director, TRIO ELITE Scholars: SSS Grant
(843) 349-7560
Shuvonda Parmley Shuvonda Parmley
Administrative Assistant
(843) 349-7113
Adam Rines Adam Rines
Academic Coach
(843) 349-5246
Elena Salcido Elena Salcido
Academic Coach
(843) 349-7816