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May 31, 2022
Tom Busic stands on the graduation stage while he is wearing his cap and gown.At first glance, Southeast graduates Destanie Hatmaker and Tom Busic have little in common. Homeschooled throughout her high school years, Destanie enrolled on the Cumberland Campus of SKCTC shortly after graduation. Tom enrolled at the Middlesboro Campus while he was still employed full time with the Middlesboro Police Department. However, 23-year-old Destanie and Tom, who turns 50 this year, both tell stories of Southeast success.
May 20, 2022
Barney and Mary Abt pose for a portrait. The background is a Christmas scene.At 91, Barney Sword Jr. understands the importance of family and the strength of a helping hand. That is why he and his family have created a scholarship in memory of their parents. The Mary and Barney Sword Sr. Scholarship Fund will benefit Southeast students from the Tri-Cities, an area Sword knows well.
April 4, 2022
Four male golfers stand around at the edge of a golfing green. The flag for the hole is in the foreground as one golfer putts.Later this month local golfers will tee off to help students attend college. On Friday, April 22, the Southeast Education Foundation will hold the Lillian Faye Simpson Scholarship Golf Classic at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland.
March 21, 2022
A digital rendering of what the SKCTC Knox Campus should look like.Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has been awarded $1.5 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to open the Work Ready Training Center which will become the Southeast Knox Campus in Barbourville.
March 18, 2022
Jaime Vaught is photographed in a bookstore while he is holding his book, A longtime professor at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will be signing his recently-published book at Southern Kentucky Book Fest on Saturday, March 26, on Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green.
February 25, 2022
Dr. Vic Adams posing for a photograph in front of a brick wall.On February 17th, Southeast President Vic Adams participated in Achieving the Dream's Annual Convening 2022. Over 3,000 educators from across the country registered for this week-long virtual event to discuss best practices in higher education. Adams led a breakout session in which he shared the College's efforts towards recovery to work.
February 14, 2022
A young Max Grandey in his military outfit.Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has received a $10,000 gift to benefit Southeast Scholars. Larry and Judy Grandey of Middlesboro donated the funds as a tribute to Larry's late father Max, a Veteran and lifelong learner who believed in paving the way for others.
January 4, 2022
Frank Robinette posing for a headshot with a brick wall behind him.Born and raised in Harlan, Kentucky, Frank Robinette had a self-described "good childhood" and "great family." By the time he graduated from Harlan County High School in 2011, however, his family had been shattered by an unexpected loss.
December 14, 2021
Tara Dewees takes a selfie of herself in her vehicle.Tara Dewees never believed she would fall into the trap of substance abuse. A native of Harlan County, she was raised by a single mother who battled addiction. "Watching her struggle--I was always so against it," said Dewees. As a young adult, Tara earned an associate in arts from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. The single mother of three enjoyed a stable, fulfilling job as a homeless case manager at a local agency in Harlan.
November 3, 2021
A 3D-printed skull that is anatomically correct was created in the IDEAS Center at Southeast.Johnson invited Field to visit the maker's space on Southeast's Middlesboro Campus. The IDEAS center--Innovation, Design, & Entrepreneurship at Southeast--is equipped with 3D printers, laser printers, and other tools to help bring the ideas of aspiring entrepreneurs to reality.
 
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