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January 12, 2021

Nappy Roots star brings attention to Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship

B. Stille of the band Nappy Roots in a cowboy hatBy Laura Rogers - WBKO TV Buffalo "B." Stille of the Grammy nominated group Nappy Roots dropped out of college to follow his dreams of a music career. He promised his mother he would finish his degree, and he did so in May 2019.
January 12, 2021

Overcoming and Achieving. the story of Keyona Jefferys

Keoyna Jefferys in cap and gown with her daughterKeyona Jeffreys, a 34 year-old single mother of four, found the strength and tenacity to overcome a myriad of obstacles and setbacks in her life. No matter how many times life knocked her down, Keyona never gave up on her goal to earn her GED and go to college.
January 8, 2021

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Pays Tuition for Kentuckians

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program Never Underestimate YouThe Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS) pays tuition for up to 60 credit hours toward the completion of an associate degree. The WRKS is available to Kentucky residents who have earned a high school diploma or are working toward completing a GED. Recipients must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher to remain eligible the following semester.
December 28, 2020

Teen returns to hockey after losing most of the fingers on one hand

Picture of Jack Barefoot holding a hockey stickby John Reynolds - WNKY TV After losing four fingers on his right hand in a work accident in August, Jack Barefoot has returned to the rink, hockey stick in hand.
December 2, 2020

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Establishes Future Frontline Heroes Fund

six front-line hero's pictured  with words front-line hero's fundSouthcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College continues to train and prepare the next generation of essential frontline heroes. The College is offering the community the opportunity to support these students and programs through the SKYCTC Future Frontline Heroes Fund. This fund will provide scholarships and aid to students in the crucial fields of healthcare, education, transportation, culinary and public safety and grants to the faculty in these programs to advance their instruction.