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Eight students awarded scholarships by CCTC for JCTC

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Scholarships were recently awarded to eight students to attend Jefferson Comm-unity and Technical College, Carrollton Campus. The award money, provided by the Carroll County Training Consortium, provides a scholarship to students graduating from high school in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties.

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Applications were received from students in the five counties, making it a record year for the CCTC scholarship. Austin Barnes, Robert Cauble, Timothy Corley, Garrett Dameron, Austin Dixon, Brody Gosman, Ethan Merrill and Dylan Wesley were the recipients of the 2013 CCTC Scholarship.

The full tuition, renewable scholarships are for applicants to study in the high-demand fields of applied process technology or engineering and electronic technology at the Carrollton campus. Applicants were scored based on grade point average, attendance, community activities, honors, KEES money earned, demonstration of financial need and an essay.

The CCTC is made up of businesses and industries along the U.S. 42 corridor.  

Carroll County Expo
held at Camp Kysoc

JCTC collaborated with the One Stop Career Center, Veterans Services, Career Connections and Connect Internship Program to offer a Carroll County Expo. More 110 people put in applications with some of the 22 employers who took part in the May 23 event.

In addition, career coaches were on site to offer resume assistance and interviewing tips. 

Career Craze camp

Learn how to create cool digital designs using a Computer Numerical Control Machine, participate in conducting laboratory experiments and take a field trip to Dow Corning Corp. and North American Stainless with a hands-on career exploration summer camp.

This day camp is for students ages 12-15 and will run 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday, June 24-27 at the Carrollton campus.  The camp can accept 15 students. 

For more information or to register your child, call Lisa Stethen at (502) 732-4846 ext. 35209

May student
of the month

During his last semester at JCTC, Jordan Reardon received the May Student of the Month award.  Reardon, a Dow Corning co-op student, finished his college career with a 3.7 GPA. At JCTC, Jordan assists with promoting the Applied Process Technology Program, speaking with CCHS Sophomores about the college, the programs offered, and his Dow Corning co-op.

 

Heather Yocum is Student Affairs Specialist at JCTC Carrollton.