The event’s keynote speaker will be Mr. Corbin Snardon, originally from Todd County, who currently serves as a social studies teacher at Paducah Middle School. Mr. Snardon is one of 24 outstanding Kentucky educators selected by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland, Inc. to be a recipient of the 2016 Ashland, Inc. Teacher Achievement Award. This selection qualified Mr. Snardon to compete for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.
Scholarship funds and laptop computers will also be presented to six (6) students in Class V of the PaxtonScholars Program. Ms. Erica Edwards, Ms. Thailandra Daniels, Ms. Tyanne Donald, Ms. Taja Priddy, Ms. Dominique Perry and Ms. Whitney Jones-Shaw will receive scholarship funds earned during their Junior and Senior years of high school and will receive additional funds next year which they will earn during their first two semesters of college (all of these funds are based on student Grade Point Averages). BB&T is recognized again this year for providing the funds to purchase college ready laptop computers and backpacks for all six (6) students in Class V of the PaxtonScholars Program this year and Mr. Robert Turoc, a representative of BB&T in Paducah, will present the computers/backpacks.
The 28 students chosen based on their GPA, financial need, achievements and future goals to receive the 2016 MCCCE scholarship funds totaling $23,550.00 are:
Alaysia Hamilton--PTHS Senior, University of Louisville,
Communications Major Yazmine Martinez--Murray State University,
Biology/Pre-Medicine Major Alex’zandria Dunbar--PTHS Senior, University
of Louisville, Pre-Law/ Business Major Kaylyn Telfair--MCHS Senior,
Murray State University, Veterinary Science Major Jade Townsley--Murray
State University, Athletic Training Major Johnathan Farr-Finch--PTHS
Senior, University of Louisville, Business Major Micheal Hassel--PTHS
Senior, Ball State University, Musical Theater Major Jennai Mitchell--PTHS
Senior, Undecided, Accounting Major Tamera Lott--PTHS Senior, University
of Louisville, Music Education Major Alexis Chandler--PTHS Senior,
Western Kentucky University, Biology/Pre-Medicine Major Renita Skinner--West
Kentucky Community and Technical College, Early Childhood Education Major Tamia
Travis--PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Social
Work Major Bishlam Pea--University of Kentucky, Human Health Science
Major Cherika Johnson--University of Kentucky, Human Nutrition Major Anitra
Hill—PTHS Senior, San Francisco University, Music/Art Major Kamari
Turnley--University of Kentucky, Health Society and Populations Major Tawnie
Flemons--West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Medical Information
Technology Major Jada Johnson--PTHS Senior, Western Kentucky University,
Business Major Aliyah Parnell--PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky,
Biology/Pre-Medicine Major Dujuan Thomas--PTHS Senior, University of
Louisville, Business Major Juanya’ Moss--Lindsey Wilson College, Human
Services and Counseling Major Heather Redd--West Kentucky Community and
Technical College, Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Major Philip Johnson,
Jr.--PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Music
Major Nyla Blue--PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky, Nursing Major Aaron
Draw--PTHS Senior, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Physical
Education Major Ceriae Smith--PTHS Senior, University of Louisville,
Psychology Major Marcus McCutcheon--PTHS Senior, Johnson University,
Counseling Major R’Reon Reed--PTHS Senior, University of Kentucky,
Ronald McDonald House Charities donated funds again this year to purchase two
new college ready laptop computers, with carrying cases, and Ms. Cathy Elliott
will award them to two lucky scholarship winners during the program.
Hargrove Mentoring/Tutoring Program grants will also be presented to nine (9)
area mentoring/ tutoring organizations and Earnest Jerome Hamilton Fatherhood
Initiative grants will be presented to two (2) area organizations selected to
improve the involvement of fathers in the academic lives of their children.
The event is open to the public but
seating is limited. For tickets, call 270-444-6962 to purchase your tickets for
a suggested $10.00 donation.
View our website at mccce.org to learn how to donate funds
to assist the MCCCE in our efforts.