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Upward Bound students enjoy successful summer at SKCTC

2011 Upward BoundStudents enrolled in the Upward Bound Program operated locally by Southeast Kentucky Community amp; Technical College completed recently a five-week education and cultural enrichment program. The program at SKCTC has been viable for over four decades and is one of the oldest Upward Bound Programs in continuation as 45 high school students from Harlan and Bell counties participated in the 2011 session. Participants completed inclusive course work in areas of English, math, journalism, psychology, business, music appreciation, study stills, Upward Bound orientation and sessions in developing job interviewing skills

Students taking part in the session included: JR Bengie, Taylor Cobb, Dalton Cox, Hannah Elliott, Whitney England, Adriana Goode, Courtney Jackson, Caleb Johnson, Luke Johnson, Stacey Johnson, David Lee, Quanikwa Massey, Deona Mimes, Keisha Mimes, Dana Miracle, Chelly Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Dakota Overbay, Harry Page, Patricia Price, Caleb Saylor, Mary Saylor, Shannon Saylor, Hannah Shaw, Kimberly Shears, Jacob Smith, Kelly Smith, Brittany Watts, Amber Wheeler, Kymberlyn Wilson, McKayla Wyrick, Caitlyn Zachery, Tiffany Brock, Aubree Davis, Amanda Henderson, Katherine Jackson, Joy Langley, Raymond Lee, Anthony Long, Olivia Marsee, Danielle Middleton, Sarah Risner and Sarah Shaw. Members of the instruction and support staff included: David Dixon, Debbie Dudash, Ashley Creech, Deron Major, Sabrina Cummings, Michelle Dykes, Andrea Massey and Brandon Howard.

The session ran from June 1 until July 9 and culminated with a trip to the Smokey Mountains.

For further information about the Upward Bound Program and how to enroll, contact Ms. Dykes, SKCTC Cumberland, phone 589-3114.