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WKCTC Named Military Friendly School Again

wkctcPADUCAH, Ky. (9/26/13) – For the third consecutive year, West Kentucky Community and Technical College has been named a Military Friendly School. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, selected WKCTC for the honor list.

Now in its fifth year, the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools ® was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 10,000 schools nationwide approved for VA tuition funding.

The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience.
 
“Inclusion on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Vice President at Victory Media and a nine-year Navy veteran. “The need for education is growing and our mission is to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools.”
 
“Awards such as these allow us to be recognized nationally for the work we already do and the services we hope to expand in the future,” said Kristen Amaya, WKCTC veterans services coordinator. “
 
As part of creating a unique learning experience of military history, the WKCTC Study Abroad Program is offering a World War II trip to England, France and Germany in May 2014. The trip is open to WKCTC students, faculty and staff and members of the community. Travelers can visit London, Paris, Versailles, Portsmouth, Normandy, Berlin, Munich, Bastogne, and Salzburg.
 
Prior to the trip, an introductory history course will be taught in the spring 2014 semester. The course taught by Berry Craig, retired WKCTC history professor and author, will emphasize the European Theater of operations and examine the military, political, social and economic impact of the war on Europe. The course will be offered online and can be taken for credit or audited.

For more information about the WKCTC study abroad trip, contact Pat Blaine, WKCTC education professor and trip tour leader, at 270-534-3207 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information about WKCTC veteran services, contact Kristen Amaya, at 270-534-3861 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
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