Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

WKCTC Teacher of the Year

teacher year 2012PADUCAH, KY. (4/27/12) – Communications Professor Donald Maley was named the 2012 Teacher of the Year at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) during a ceremony April 26. It is the ninth time he has received the honor.
 
Maley, of Calvert City, was hired as an instructor at Paducah Community College in 1975. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Murray State University and has participated in numerous plays and musicals at the Paducah’s Market House Theatre and at the college. Maley plans to retire in May 2012.
 
With over 36 years of experience, the most challenging aspect of Maley’s job is to remain relevant to the students. “When parents are recommending to their children to take one of my classes, that means something to me,” said Maley.
 
“Maley is known for inspiring and motivating students and providing a theatrical approach to the classroom,” said Dr. Barbara Veazey, WKCTC president.
 
Maley said, “When teaching a student, it is important to make it personal and in order to make it personal, I have to make it me."
 
Heather Cartney is a nursing student at WKCTC and had the opportunity to be in one of Maley’s communication classes. “Professor Maley was able to bring his life-lessons to the classroom and even though his class was my first class of the morning, I couldn’t help but enjoy it,” said Cartney.
 
Nominees were selected by the WKCTC student body for the Teacher of the Year Award on March 30. Each WKCTC student had the opportunity to nominate a teacher.
 
To be eligible for the award, a nominee had to hold the rank of assistant professor or above and have been a member of the WKCTC teaching faculty for the past three years.
 
Nominees for 2012 Teacher of the year, listed by their divisions, were:
 
Allied Health and Personal Services
–David Heflin
–Peggy Block

Applied Technologies
–David Franklin
–Virgil Holland
 
Business, Computers and Related Technologies
–Tiffinee Morgan
–Allison McGullion
 
Business, Computers and Related Technologies
–Kevin Gericke
–Beverly Quimby

Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social Science
–Gary Reese
–Donald Maley
 
Nursing
–Sally Roof
–Nancy Turner

Science and Mathematics
–Karen Hlinka
–Kelly Wright

Transitional Education
–Pat Holler
–Corey Wadlington
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Blair Travis

© Copyright 2014 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 by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
button classifieds

In Other News...

Change to Holiday Schedule for LBL Administrative Office and Golden Pond Visitor Center

GOLDEN POND, Ky.(11/17/14) — The Golden Pond Visitor Center and Administrative Office at Land Between The Lakes… Read More

Land Between the Lakes Upcoming Programs and Events

KENTUCKY (12/20/14) — The following are the upcoming programs and events at Land Between the Lakes: Dec. 17 - 23 Daily… Read More

Most Read This Week

December 16, 2014 9965

Coal Miner Fatally Injured in Underground Mining…

in Top News For All Sites by Dick Brown
December 14, 2014 8721

Muhlenberg Pays Homage to U.S. Armed Forces

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 17, 2014 6937

Elderly Couple Found Shot to Death in Muhlenberg

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 17, 2014 6542

Three Men Charged with Burglary

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 15, 2014 4910

Hopkins County Woman Charged Second Time in Two…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 15, 2014 4360

Woman Leads Police on High-Speed Chase in Stolen…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police
December 18, 2014 3712

Cat Scratching over Dog Ownership Escalates

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
December 15, 2014 3372

Vehicle Careens down 150 Foot Embankment with…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 16, 2014 3272

Highway Crews Pre-Treating Roadways for Potential…

in Hopkins News by Keith Todd
December 16, 2014 3258

KFWC Proposes 2015-2016 Deer Season Dates and…

in General News For All Sites by Department of Fish and Wildlife

Stories Trending Today

December 18, 2014 3712

Cat Scratching over Dog Ownership Escalates

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
December 19, 2014 3077

Dawson Springs Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Detective Sean McCance
December 19, 2014 2811

Woman Flown to St. Mary's after Two-Car Collision

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 19, 2014 2544

Vehicle Explodes into Flames on Pride Avenue

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
December 19, 2014 2333

Armstrong Mine to Layoff 39 by End of Day

in Top News For All Sites by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
December 19, 2014 1857

Vehicle Fire Causes Traffic Back-Up on Pennyrile

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 18, 2014 1823

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Sheila Hopper
December 18, 2014 1767

UK Track and Field Announces Initial Eight…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
December 18, 2014 1715

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 18, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 18, 2014 1710

DeArmond Looks Back as Retirement Nears

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss