lear 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/23/13) – Madisonville Community College (MCC) is proud to announce that Elyssa Lear of Greenville was selected as the 2013 Outstanding Faculty Member.
 
The award was presented by Dr. Deborah Cox, Chief Academic Officer, during the college’s May10th graduation ceremony. Students select the recipient of this award by majority vote. An Associate Professor of Mathematics, Lear is well known among faculty, staff, and students for her compassion for students and a strong desire to help them achieve their goals. She has fostered a sense of self-confidence in their academic achievement in a field that can be intimidating to many students. She sets high expectations for learning, but never fails to provide the time and individualized attention necessary for students to achieve at that level. Caring, genuine, sincere, awesome and fun are just a few of the words students use to describe Lear.
 
Lear has been employed at MCC since 2002 and teaches at the MCC Muhlenberg Campus. In addition to classroom responsibilities, Lear can be found organizing campus initiatives and community events such as campus recycling efforts, student organization fairs, volunteer tutoring in the Learning Center, math and spelling contests for elementary students, American Red Cross blood drive, and the annual community support weekend.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

POWDERLY, Ky. (5/5/15) — The Muhlenberg County School Board held a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. The… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May 4, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 4. Phillip… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4203

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3537

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3370

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2926

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2839

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15598

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8497

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 1782

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1534

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1510

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 973

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 951

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 769

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 602

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 516

Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

by Joyce Riggs
May 04, 2015 434

Muhlenberg Christens Supreme Sports Complex

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News