Tara Holmon is the Educational Talent Search Program Director at Midlands Technical College. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Education degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University.

She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., SC TRIO Programs, SAEOPP and is the President of the SC TRIO Alumni Association.  Tara is actively involved in a plethora of TRIO activities. She is a past recipient of the SC TRIO Achievers Award, The Randall McNeal Spirit of TRIO Staff Award and the Unsung SAEOPP Supporter Award.

Tara volunteers with several organizations.  As a TRIO Alumna of the Opportunity Scholars Program at USC, Tara is very passionate about education and TRIO.  She truly believes TRIO Works!