Two female and one male award winners standing by lake with SKYCTC College PresidentChicago, Il ( March 22, 2016 ) Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) faculty and staff members were recognized for their achievement as Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Award of Excellence winners at the League of Innovation National Conference held this year in Chicago, Illinois.

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 Excellence. These awards are presented to an individual in the categories of outstanding: support staff member, administrative staff member and faculty member at SKYCTC. nbsp; 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.

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.

Jennifer Shoemake, recipient of the New Horizons Faculty Award, serves as an Associate Professor of Nursing at the College s Glasgow Campus.

KCTCS selects three New Horizon Winners from each of the 16 colleges in the KCTCS as well as two members from the KCTCS System Office to receive this award.

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