WKCTC Named Finalist for 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is one of ten finalists for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. WKCTC was named Tuesday as a finalist for the fourth time in the award's history.
The Aspen Prize is a $1 million award to the top five schools that deliver exceptional outcomes in student learning, institutional practices for minority students and labor market success.
Aspen Institute Executive Director Joshua Wyner praised WKCTC in a news release for partnering with local organizations and dual credit programs for high school students.
The institute also noted WKCTC's Emerging Technology center and a degree in Health Science Technology.
The prize is awarded every two-years. WKCTC has been a finalist every time, and a finalist with distinction twice.
Dr. Anton Reece takes over the role as president on October 1. Dr. Barbara Veazey retired from the role last June.