TSTC Student Veteran Strives for Excellence

Sarah Trocolli
TSTC Communications

Mediocre is not a word that exists for Terry Steelman. After serving 20 years in the Marine Corps and being highly decorated for his service, that should not surprise anyone.
Now, as a Texas State Technical College student at the Abilene campus, Steelman applies the same high standard of excellence in his pursuit of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Systems.
“I have enjoyed school so much and being part of it. It has been amazing to be here and be part of something bigger than myself,” Steelman, 52, said.
During his time at TSTC, he has earned several recognitions for his academic performance. He also has volunteered at and helped to coordinate multiple philanthropic events.
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