Kitsumaini NturubikaKitumaini Nturubika, a student at Madisonville Community College was awarded the John T. Smith Scholarship.MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/12/14) – Kitumaini Nturubika, who was born in Congo,  later became a resident in Orlando, Florida.

On May 14, 2012 he enrolled as a student of the Muhlenberg Job Corps program.

During his enrollment, he has successfully completed the Medical Office Support and Pharmacy Technology trades.

He is currently enrolled at the Madisonville Community College where he was awarded the John T. Smith Scholarship of $675.

John T. Smith was the first African American community college president in Kentucky from 1968-1975.

Recipients of this award must be Kentucky residents, earn at least a 2.5 GPA in high school or college, considered a minority racial status, and enrolled in at least six credit hours.

Kitumaini currently holds a 3.0 GPA, is working to become an Occupational Therapist, and is one of the seven Muhlenberg Job Corps students enrolled at the Madisonville Community College.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Karen Robinson

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Kentucky GEAR UP Summer Academy Announces MCHS Recipients

The GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy is a three week summer enrichment program on a university campus sponsored by the… Read More

Aces Fall to Visiting Union County

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/5/15) — Owensboro Catholic encountered a determined Union County club on Monday. James Robison belted… Read More
1 DOW 17,841.98
-86.22 (-0.48%)    
2 S&P 2,080.15
-9.31 (-0.45%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,919.64
-19.68 (-0.40%)    

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4344

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3875

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3489

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3433

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2979

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15992

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8615

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3875

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3433

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1880

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1238

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1151

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1137

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1002

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 06, 2015 886

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
May 05, 2015 704

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 659

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin