TCL student named to all-state academic team | Technical College of the LowCountry

TCL student named to all-state academic team

March 26, 2012

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TCL student Benjamin Griffin III (center)
was recognized during a March 20 ceremony

at the State House. Also pictured are State

Technical College System President
Dr. Darrel W. Staat (left)

and TCL Vice President for Student
Affairs Dr. Matteel Jones

The Technical College of the Lowcountry recently named Benjamin Griffin III of Beaufort to the South Carolina Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Griffin was honored during a state-wide recognition ceremony at the State House on March 20.


As the TCL representative, Griffin has also been nominated for a spot on the national Phi Theta Kappa All-USA Academic Team. He currently serves as the president of TCL’s Phi Theta Kappa society, president of the TCL Gospel Choir and as vice president of the TCL Student Government Association. In addition, he is an active member of PILAU (Promoting Integrity, Leadership, Academics and cultural Understanding), the TCL student advisory board, and the Beaufort County Teaching Program for Youth. Griffin is the first male in his family to attend college. He is an administrative office technology major and plans to graduate in May.



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