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Student Recruitment


Our friendly recruiting team can make your career day, college night and other events even better with our professional and informative presentations. We can also help you learn more about what Trident Tech has to offer and get you started on the path to success. We want to make sure your questions are answered, and you are prepared for the best experience possible at TTC.

How we can help you

Represent the college in the community

  • Classroom presentations and visits at high schools and GED programs
  • Tri-county community, military and business events
  • Campus tours (individual and group)

Our Recruiting Team will

  • Help you through the application process.
  • Answer questions about our degree and certificate programs and help you determine what's best for you.
  • Connect you with additional resources for testing, advising, financial aid and more!

Our Staff

Promoting Positive Community and Economic Growth in the Tricounty Community

Kathleen Roukous

Director of Recruiting

Kathleen moved to Charleston from Newport, R.I. She studied Education at the University of Rhode Island and proceeded to work in the non-profit environment assuring clients success in the community. Passionate about the water and looking for a change, the move south was a natural fit.


Mark Yearty


High School Recruiter & Education Specialist

Mark received his bachelor’s degree at Charleston Southern University and his master’s degree at The Citadel. He enjoys his family and his church, has a love for all animals, and his favorite team is the Carolina Panthers. Mark is happy to help potential college students with the journey toward their degrees.


Allan Barboza


High School Recruiter & Hispanic Recruiting Coordinator

Allan is a native of Costa Rica and a graduate of Trident Technical College and Southern Illinois University. After working in TTC’s Registrar’s office for four years, he was hired by Student Engagement and Success as a Recruiter. He loves going out into the schools and into the community, meeting potential students, and sharing his knowledge about TTC.


Dana Scott

Dana Scott

Workforce Military Recruiter

Scott is a native of Kingstree, SC who has dedicated her life to empowering others through service, compassion, and education. Her warm personality and motivational attitude are contributing factors to her role at TTC. She obtained her Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University and undergraduate at South Carolina State University. In her free time, Dana enjoys spending time with family, listening to music, and relaxing.


Leslie Gillard

Leslie Gillard

Administrative Assistant

Leslie is an Army veteran and a native of Charleston, SC. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and trying new foods. Leslie also attended TTC her Senior year in high school as a dual enrollment student and is happy to be back at TTC to help current and future students.


Chantal Hilton

Chantal Hilton

Information Specialist

Chantal is passionate about human relations, encouraging and mentoring all others in becoming their best self. She is a graduate of Trident Technical College with an extensive work history in diverse settings.


Veronica Polite

Veronica Polite

Part-time Call Center Operator

Veronica Polite is a native of Charleston, SC and has been employed at TTC since May 2014 working in the Human Resources department and now works with the Recruitment department as a Call Center Operator. She enjoys providing exceptional customer service to our callers.


Nadine Mattern

Nadine Mattern

Call Center Communications Specialist

Nadine joins TTC with more than 20 years of experience in customer service. Originally hailing from Indiana, she embarked on a transformative journey with her family and beloved dog to embrace new opportunities. Nadine is an enthusiast of warmer weather and the beach. She has a desire to help and assist TTC students reach their educational goals.

Student Ambassadors

The TTC Student Ambassadors is an elite group of current students who assist the TTC Recruiting office at recruiting and other events.

Learn more about our Student Ambassadors

Helpful Videos

Applying to the college is easy (and free)!

Student Ambassadors share why they chose Trident Technical College, what they like best about the college and what they think about their instructors.

For more videos, click here.

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