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SKYCTC STUDENTS HONORED AS KCTCS 2015 ALL ACADEMIC TEAM MEMBERS

Versailles, Ky. Thirty-two of Kentucky's top college students were honored as members of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's 2015 All-Academic Team during the 14th annual KCTCS Student Academic Achievement luncheon held Tuesday, May 19, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington.

Students from each of the 16 KCTCS colleges were chosen for the All-Academic Team based on a rigorous selection process that focuses on academic performance and campus involvement. Each member of the All-Academic Team received a $500 gift from their college, as well as scholarship opportunities as KCTCS graduates to continue their education from 29 Kentucky public and private universities.

Among those recognized were Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) students Jennifer Jackson and Rachel Test.

Jennifer Jackson of Portland, TN is a Registered Nursing student seeking her Associate Degree with plans to transfer to Western Kentucky University to pursue a Master s degree specializing in Psychiatric nursing. Jennifer has participated in many campus activities and has been involved with several organizations as a representative of SKYCTC. She is an active member of Phi Theta Kappa, where she participated in the first Faculty Appreciation Day and SKYFest, and Gamma Beta Phi. She is also a board member of the Lion s Club, worked with Toys-for-Tots and volunteers at the Salvation Army.

Rachel Test of Bowling Green is also Registered Nursing student seeking her Associate Degree with plans to pursue a degree as a psychiatric nursing practitioner. Rachel is currently the Vice President of the SKYCTC chapter of Gamma Beta Phi. She also is a member of the Body Positive Club, and she volunteered with SKYFest, SOAR sessions and the SKY book giveaway, and Farmer s market.