Ashlee Elder, of Providence, Kentucky, was selected as MCC’s “Student of the Month” for October. Brooke Bailey, English Instructor, nominated Elder and commented, “Ashlee is persistent in making sure she does her best at anything she does. In English 101, Ashlee pushes herself to not only understand and complete the assignment but to excel and exceed expectations on every assignment. She is always attentive and prepare for class. Ashlee has been a volunteer in the community, especially in the public school systems, for several years. She works hard and will be very successful in achieving all the goals she has set for herself.” Elder is pursuing a degree in nursing. The “Student of the Month” award for October was presented to Elder on November 13. She also received a Barnes & Noble gift card.