Meet our Recruiters

Whether you are planning to enroll in college for the first time, transferring to Snead State from another institution, coming back to school after some time off, or are already a Snead State student, we are here to help you through the exciting, yet sometimes overwhelming process.

We are located in the Technology Building. We look forward to partnering with you on your educational journey.

Tristin Callahan


Hi! My name is Tristin Callahan and I am the Director of Admissions at Snead State Community College. I grew up in Boaz and attended Boaz High School. I attended Snead State Community College and obtained an A.S. in History. From SSCC, I attended Jacksonville State University obtaining a B.A. in History. After JSU, I attended the University of West Alabama from which I received a M.S. in Student Affairs. I firmly believe that Snead State is the root of my successful college career.

As the Director of Admissions and Recruiting, I am determined to make your transition to college as smooth as possible no matter where you are coming from. I want to see every student here at Snead State succeed and complete their college and career goals.

If I can assist you in any way feel free to contact me at tpowell@snead.edu or 256-840-4219. I look forward to helping each student complete their college education in any way I can.

Taylor Hollingsworth

Hi! My name is Taylor Hollingsworth and I am a Student Success Navigator at Snead State Community College. I graduated from Gadsden State Community College in 2015. I transferred from GSCC to Jacksonville State University where I obtained a B.S. in Business Management in 2017.

As a Student Success Navigator, I am responsible for providing assistance to students, parents, high school personnel and anyone else that comes in contact with our Student Services office. I am also responsible for assisting students from the time he/she becomes interested in SSCC until the time he/she graduates and beyond! I am here to help in any way possible.

If you are interested in Snead State or you already attend Snead State and you need any assistance please contact me at thollingsworth@snead.edu or 256-840-4214. I hope to meet you soon!

Sydney Hyde


Hi! My name is Sydney Hyde, and I am a recruiter at Snead State Community College. I grew up in Albertville, Ala., and graduated from Albertville High School in 2013. I attended Snead State as a dual enrollment and transient student. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 2016, where I received my Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences.

As a Recruiter, my goal is to share with the community and surrounding areas all of the wonderful and exciting opportunities that Snead State has to offer. I hope to help students and adults alike find their passion and achieve their goals at Snead State.

If you have any questions about Snead State or if you would like to schedule a campus tour please feel free to contact me at Sydney.hyde@snead.edu or 256-840-4127. I look forward to assisting you in any way I can.