News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Chrysten Crockett
(803) 327-8032

February 17, 2014

York Tech Helps Students Prepare for College with
‘College Goal South Carolina’ Event

ROCK HILL, SC  York Technical College is among the 30 colleges in South Carolina that are dedicating a day to students by offering a free financial aid assistance through an initiative known as College Goal South Carolina.

College Goal SC is a participating member of the College Goal Sunday program, which is a national volunteer organization that provides free information and assistance to students who are applying for financial aid for postsecondary education. The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for students and parents to receive free assistance completing and filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the first step to receiving Federal Aid. There are

“York Tech is participating in College Goal SC to help students open the door to the many ways to fund their college education. No matter where a student plans to attend college, we welcome them to our campus for assistance,” Nikisha Dawkins Financial Aid Operations Manager said.

In addition to getting professional help to complete the FAFSA, students will also have the chance to get information on state scholarship programs, completing the admissions application, COMPASS testing, as well as York Tech’s Dual Enrollment and University Transfer Programs.

York Tech is opening its doors to all students on February 22 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.This is a free event. Attendees have the change to win gift cards to Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Target, Texas Roadhouse and O’Charley’s. To register visit

For Questions Contact: Sandy Saburn ( 803-981-7304) or Nikisha Dawkins ( 803-981-7136)



About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. York Technical College’s mission is: Building Our Community Through Maximizing Student Success.




York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC 29730