MCC Recognized Vocational and Technical Students | Local News

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To celebrate Career and Tech Month, Madisonville Community College spotlighted students in Career and Tech programs

Career and Technical Education Month is a public awareness campaign held each February to celebrate the value of career and technical education and the achievements and accomplishments of programs across the county that train students for careers in these areas, according to a press release.

According to recent data shared by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is consistently lower for college graduates in all disciplines, but especially for those with vocational and technical training.

The college has recognized several students from their local career and technical programs who have excelled academically and professionally.

These students are Tiffany Torrealba from Nortonville, who was appointed by April Duncan in agriculture. Joel Brinkley of Morton’s Gap, who was nominated by Jeff Morgan in Air Conditioning Technology.

Drew Boslooper of Dawson Springs, who was nominated by Joey Jones in Biomedical Technology Systems. Brooke Adams, also of Dawson Springs, who was nominated by Bart Allen in Business Administration Systems.

Christopher Ty Wheeler of Madisonville, who was nominated by Chet Cunningham in Computer & Information Technologies. Shayla Patterson of Madisonville, who was nominated by Greshin Markwell and Felecia Johnson in Health Sciences Technology.

Crystal Craig of Madisonville, who was nominated by Natalie Cooper in Human Services. Rachel Wallace of Saint Charles, who was nominated by the Integrated Nursing Program.

Aaren Leslie Conner Peyton of Madisonville, who was nominated by Stephanie Taylor and Amanda Sikeen as a physical therapist assistant. Brianna Woodward of Madisonville, who was nominated by Joy Menser and Tonia Gibson in radiography.

Christopher Rich Brantley of Madisonville, who was named by Reid Davis in Welding Technology.

According to a press release, many programs are eligible for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, which provides free tuition for an associate’s degree.

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