gericke 300PADUCAH, Ky. (4/25/13) – For the second time West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) students have selected Dr. Kevin Gericke as Teacher the Year.
 
Dr. Gericke, a professor of economics and statistics, received the honor on Wednesday, April 24 from among 48 faculty members who were also nominated for the award. Each instructor nominated had to hold an assistant professor status or above and be a member of the WKCTC teaching faculty for the past three years.
 
Dr. Gericke, a McCracken County resident, said he was flattered that WKCTC students showed their support for him with in this way. “I am deeply humbled to be in the midst of all the faculty members who were nominated,” Dr. Gericke told the audience after accepting the award during a ceremony Wednesday. “I believe if you stop learning, you stop growing and stop moving forward. I learn from the faculty and the students every day. I love coming to work and being a part of this great institution.”
 
Dr. Gericke holds a master’s degree and doctorate in resource economics from Virginia Tech.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Tammy Thompson
Photo provided by WKCTC

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part of Medical Fitness Week

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Baptist Health hosted a “Walk in the Park” Thursday at Baptist Health Wellness Park from… Read More

Leadership Hopkins Members Forming South Main Merchants Association

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Sponsored by the Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Hopkins… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11949

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7523

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5789

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4882

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4128

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11949

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8809

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4128

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1150

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1143

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1105

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1083

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 1061

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 974

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 972

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 967

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 937

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News