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Western Kentucky educators nominated for Regional Educator Awards and Sponsorship Program

More than 80 area educators, administrators and staff members were nominated in West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s 3rd Annual Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program. Students, parents, fellow faculty and staff sent in 97 nominations, with some individuals being nominated more than once. The nominations came from nine counties in western Kentucky and southern Illinois....

West Kentucky Community and Technical College selected as finalist for 2020 Bellwether Awards

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is one of 30 community colleges selected as 2020 finalists for the highly coveted Bellwether Awards. Bellwether Finalists represent leading institutions of higher education whose outstanding and innovative programs and practices in community college education were selected among competitive submissions as exemplary. In February, the finalists will undergo...

WKCTC organizes group for fact-finding mission to South Carolina; focus on economic development

More than 20 city and county officials, educators, and community and business leaders will leave Paducah early on March 28 on a chartered bus, embarking on a two-day, fact-finding trip to Greenville, S.C. The trip, organized by West Kentucky Community and Technical College, is one part of a two-part initiative the college has launched to compliment not only Paducah/McCracken County’s economic...

WKCTC accepting nominations for second Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is accepting nominations for second regional educator awards to recognize pre-kindergarten through high school teachers, administrators and staff members who have gone beyond their daily responsibilities and have worked tirelessly on behalf of students, parents and the community in our region. WKCTC is accepting nomination through December 7. In establishing...

Fundraising auction brings in over $85,000 for student scholarships at WKCTC

Nearly $85,000 was raised for student scholarships at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s (WKCTC) 2017 West is Best Barbecue and Auction at the Julian Carroll Convention Center Thursday. Paducah Junior College (PJC), the foundation supporting WKCTC, hosts the scholarship auction each year with a dinner featuring a live and silent auction that raises money to help deserving students...