News

Class of 2022 Graduate Highlight: Khadijah Padgett-Sulton
Shakailah C Heard
/ Categories: Press Releases

Class of 2022 Graduate Highlight: Khadijah Padgett-Sulton

Aiken Technical College graduate Khadijah Padgett-Sulton “finished what she started” when she returned to school after taking a break and starting her family. While earning her degree, she also made an impact on the community and the school.

Padgett-Sulton earned her Associate in Applied Science: Early Care & Education degree and an Early Childhood Development Certificate in May 2022.

“It was very important to me because I stopped going when I graduated high school. I got married and had kids. Soon as my kids got older and started school, I came back to finish what I had started,” Padgett-Sulton said.

In January 2021, Padgett-Sulton was recognized as a recipient of the Human & Civil Rights Student Champion Award from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration Steering Committee. Then in April 2022, she was recognized by Aiken Technical College with an Outstanding Student Award for the College’s Public Services programs.

Padgett-Sulton enrolled in that specific program because she heard great things about it. She said doors are already opening for her after graduating.

“After graduating, I have a job that is in my field, and not only that, but I plan on continuing my education and getting a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education,” Padgett-Sulton said.

She said earning this degree means a lot to her, and her family is very proud of her for going back to school.

“This was a great experience to come back and finish my degree,” Padgett-Sulton said.

Previous Article Class of 2022 Graduate Highlight: Emma Troup
Next Article Bank of America Awards Grant to ATC Foundation to Support Workforce Training Efforts in IT and Cybersecurity
Print
1667
Archive and Events
«July 2024»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
24
4005

ATC Foundation awarded grant to support dental assisting program

The Aiken Technical College Foundation has been awarded a grant through the BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina Foundation to support the college’s expanded duty dental assisting program.
Read more
25
4008

Alumni Spotlight: Lillian Brock, '24

Aiken Technical College graduate Lillian Brock has a bright future ahead after earning her Associate in Applied Sciences degree, majoring in accounting, and earning her Veterinary Assistant Technician certification in April 2024.

Read more
2627282930
1
4009

Bank of America grant fills in financial gap for Aiken Technical College students

Bank of America is continuing to support Aiken Technical College (ATC) students in completing their college education by awarding an economic mobility grant to the ATC Foundation.
Read more
234567
89
4010

Metallica Scholar: Bill Thomas

Bill Thomas, an Aiken Tech networking student, wants to thank Metallica from the bottom of his heart. For him, Metallica has opened doors for his future. Thomas is in the Associate in Applied Science Computer Technology: Emphasis in Networking program.

Read more
1011121314
151617

Fluor Foundation awards grant to support Aiken Tech student veterans

The Fluor Foundation’s Military Support Coalition has awarded the Aiken Technical College Foundation a grant to continue support for student veterans as they pursue their education at Aiken Tech.
Read more
18192021
2223
7/23/2024 - 7/25/2024

Summer 2024 term 1 exams

Spring 2024 term 1 exams will be held July 23-25, 2024.
Read more
24
7/23/2024 - 7/25/2024

Summer 2024 term 1 exams

Spring 2024 term 1 exams will be held July 23-25, 2024.
Read more
25262728
2930
7/30/2024

Summer 2024 grades available

Summer 2024 grades will be available for students to view on MyATC Self-Service by close of business on July 30, 2024.

Read more
311234