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Outstanding JCTC Faculty and Staff Recognized at Statewide Conference

Three from Jefferson Community and Technical College were recognized for their outstanding work at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s annual New Horizons conference last month.

Each of the 16 KCTCS colleges selected an outstanding administrative staff member, support staff member and faculty member.  Honorees were nominated by their colleges for their innovative and significant achievements, as well as service to students and their communities

JCTC’s honorees were Rhonda Orman, administrative assistant for business affairs; Susan Carlisle, campus director, Carrollton Campus; and Angie Riley, assistant professor of pharmacy technology.

In the nomination, Orman was praised for the wide range of challenging tasks she takes on for the college, including her leadership in the Bridges out of Poverty initiative, a college-wide reading program part of the Achieving the Dream effort.

Carlisle was recommended because of her efforts behind the growth and development of the JCTC Carrollton Campus. During her 10-year tenure, the Carrollton campus has experienced an enrollment grown of more than 250 percent.

Riley, a founding faculty member of the college’s Pharmacy Technology Program, was described as a JCTC “rising star.” She has built a robust program starting from scratch that is a point of pride for the college, read the nomination.

“These three members of the JCTC family fully embrace our mission of opening the door to a quality education for our students and embody the spirit of dedication shown by all of our employees” said Dr. Tony Newberry, Jefferson president and CEO. 

All honorees were recognized at the New Horizons conference May 20-22 in Covington.