Kevin Little

Kevin Little
November 9, 2020

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Kevin Little decided to move to Atlanta with his sister in order to pursue a change in his environment and gain a fresh start.  Finding employment with the Georgia Aquarium after it first opened in 2005, Mr. Little worked in multiple roles during his time, gaining many new skills but…

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Debra Spencer

Debra Spencer
November 9, 2020

After a successful career in the U.S. Army, Ms. Debra Spencer pursued a second career in Design and Media Production at Atlanta Technical College (ATC). However, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis brought her education to a screeching halt as classes switched to digital learning. Ms. Spencer was faced with the challenge of not being able to…

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Monique Strong

Monique Strong
November 9, 2020

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Monique Strong developed an interest in construction and architecture from a very early age.  Both her grandfathers were involved in the construction industry, and that only furthered her desire to learn more and more about the business.  Ms. Strong graduated from Clark-Atlanta University, receiving her BA in Science and Engineering, but…

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Yasmin Neal

Yasmin Neal
April 28, 2020

Before attending Atlanta Technical College, Yasmin Neal had a career in law enforcement, along with other career opportunities.  She had already received a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and an MBA in Global Management, but she desired something else. She sought a career change in a completely different industry that would have allowed her to remain…

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Stacey Benjamin

Stacey Benjamin
April 28, 2020

Born in South Carolina, Stacey Benjamin moved to Georgia with her mother in 1989.  Deciding that she wanted to study radiology, she initially attended West Central Technical College.  During her time there, she learned more and more about the programs and financing options available to Atlanta Technical College (ATC) students, resulting in her decision to…

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Ariel Cornwall

Ariel Cornwall
April 28, 2020

Born and raised in Florida, Ariel Cornwall graduated high school in 2012 and decided she wanted to move to Atlanta to pursue a career in cosmetics as a hair and makeup artist.  She studied at the Paul Mitchell School in order to pursue opportunities in cosmetology, but after attending classes for a brief period, she…

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