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West Kentucky Community, Technical College Earns National Recognition

wkctcs 01 300PADUCAH, Ky. (August 21, 2014) – West Kentucky Community and Technical College earned national recognition as one of the top 100 certificate producers in 2014 from Community College Week.

WKCTC was recognized in the all disciplines category with a rank of 20 in the Top 100 One-Year Certificate Producers. Community College Week used data for 2012-2013 provided by the U.S. Dept. of Education for these rankings. WKCTC provides more than 200 associate degree, diploma and
certificate options in 49 academic and career programs.

WKCTC was the top producer of 12 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System ranked in the Top 100 One-Year Certificate Producers. The other KCTCS colleges were at Bluegrass (23), Somerset(25), Jefferson(30), Maysville(45), Elizabethtown(50), Southcentral Kentucky (57), Ashland(67), Owensboro(70), Gateway(87), Hazard (91) and Big Sandy(97).

“Preparing our students to compete starts with helping them complete a degree or certificate,” said Dr. Tena Payne, vice president of academic affairs.  “West Kentucky believes in successful student outcomes and this is proof of that.”

For more information on the Community College Week and their Top 100 Associate Degree & Certificate Producers 2014 report visit www.ccweek.com.

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