By Don Sergent - BG Daily News
Since the program started in June 2018, 88 students have completed the four-week program and all of them have earned CDL licensure. The SKYCTC Office of Workforce Solutions said 71 of the 80 students who completed the CDL program before July are now working in trucking. The other nine are not in trucking, either by choice or because of circumstances that prevent them from entering a hot job market.
Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Student Government Association (SGA) presidents recently elected two of their fellow presidents to represent students on the KCTCS Board of Regents. They selected two adult students from the western part of the state.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) and Steamer Café & Marketplace, a division of Steamer Southern Seafood Kitchen have renewed their partnership for the 2019-20 school year. Steamer has had a presence in the new Academic Complex on SKYCTC's Main Campus on Loop Drive since its opening of the Café last August.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) will officially open the College's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) On-campus Skills Practice Range at the Franklin-Simpson Center on August 22, 2019.
Volunteer Whitney Crews, a respiratory student at SKYCTC, bags items at the Glasgow Habitat for Humanity Re-Store on Tuesday. Crews is a full-time college student and spends time volunteering at the Re-Store when she's not in class. Brennan Crain/ WCLU News
The Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Foundation Board of Directors has elected three new members to join the Board, each serving a three-year term. New members are Cindy Lawrence, CFO of Bluegrass Dedicated/Bluegrass Supply Chain; Steve Allen, CEO of CGS Machine and Tool; and Steve Sinclair, CFO of Graves Gilbert Clinic. Alex Downing, CEO of Franklin Bank and Trust, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
The Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority Annual Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament was held July 23 at Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course in Franklin, KY. In lieu of team prizes, a donation was made to the SKYCTC Foundation for the FS Industrial Authority Scholarship Fund.
The Harry Potter Alliance is an international organization that brings in fans of the series to raise awareness of issues in the community, including bullying, and support for those in the LGBTQ community.
To increase education on animal legislation in the state, Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society Education Supervisor Tracy Moser spoke to a modern social problems class at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College on why Kentucky is ranked last as far as animal protection laws.