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Bowling Green, KY (December 11, 2015) Each year, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) recognizes Faculty and Staff that demonstrate exemplary work ethic, extraordinary impact and a positive connection with students and colleagues at SKYCTC though their Awards of Excelence. These awards are presented to an individual in the categories of outstanding: support staff member, administrative staff member and faculty member at SKYCTC. Individuals are nominated by their peers and winners are selected by a committee of faculty and staff representatives. This year s winners are Kristie Lee, Support Staff; Kyle Barron, Administrative Staff, and Jennifer Shoemake, Faculty.

Kristie Lee, recipient of the New Horizons Support Staff Award, currently serves as the Assistant to the Dean of Arts and Humanities. Other SKYCTC Support Staff New Horizons Award nominees were: Sharon Gibson, Daniel Harris, Sonya Corder, and Kalvin Minton.

Kyle Barron, recipient of the New Horizons Administrative Staff Award, is the Director of Student Life and Engagement at the College and oversees the College s Student Ambassador Program. The other SKYCTC Administrative Staff New Horizons Award nominee was Brooke Justice.

Jennifer Shoemake, recipient of the New Horizons Faculty Award, serves as an Associate Professor of Nursing at the College s Glasgow Campus. Other SKYCTC Faculty New Horizons Award nominees were: Janel Doyle, and Kim Otto.

SKYCTC New Horizon Winners will join faculty and staff selected from each of the 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College (KCTCS) at a banquet in their honor where overall winners will be selected.

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College congratulates this year s Award of Excellence recipients.

SKYCTC has the mission to improve the employability and quality of life of south central Kentucky citizens as the primary provider of: certificate, diploma, associate degree, and collegiate transfer programs; college and workforce readiness programs; workforce education and training; and adult and family literacy.