Forsyth Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College

Samantha Sharp

Samantha Sharp, Forsyth Technical Community College, Excellence Award 2014

Attending Forsyth Technical Community College was a lifesaver. In 2008, I hit an eighteen wheeler head on with my motorcycle that left me in a very dark place for years. One day I saw an ad for Forsyth Tech online.

Daniel Clark

Daniel Clark, Forsyth Community College, Excellence Award 2013

After High School I went to college for one semester before deciding to join the ARMY.  I completed my obligation and when I returned home I started working and put school out of my mind.  I was hired as a police officer and with the schedule of a police officer I felt like completing school was

Christopher Price

Christopher Price, Forsyth Technical Community College, Excellence Award 2012

On 4 August 2002 I left the only home I had ever known, in a small farming community in rural Kansas, to join the United States Marine Corps. I arrived in San Diego, CA and began my journey toward earning the title of Marine.

Angela Tournay

Angela Tournay, Forsyth Technical Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient

In early 1990, I completed a year of Auburn's architectural program, but took a leave due to financial issues. Years passed. I worked, bought a car, got married, and bought a home. Life happened and my plan to return to Auburn faded. By 2012, I was at a crossroads: divorced and frustrated.

Monica Cooper

Forsyth Technical CC 2016 Academic Excellence Award recipient Monica Cooper

When I was sixteen I dropped out of school due to being pregnant and homeless. I was forced to give my son up for adoption, a decision that would prove to stagnate me for years as well as be that one thing in life that I regret. For years I found myself surviving to live and living to survive.

Irene Bantigue

Native Filipino, a British citizen, and a U.S. permanent resident Irene Bantigue moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in October of 2014.  The relocation with her family was not easy as they faced heavy relocation expenses and were surviving on one income.  Irene did not think she would be able to afford a college education until she called Forsyth Technical Community College.

Danielle Rosson

I graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Building a career after the financial crisis was very difficult so I never actually had a job that needed such a high level of education.