Madisonville Community College celebrated Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month with the selection of CTE Students of the Month. These students were selected based on their academic achievement, professionalism, and dedication to their chosen careers.

CTE Students of the Month at Madisonville Community College are:

Jenny Albright, Biomedical Technology Systems
Albright, of Slaughters, has demonstrated high academic achievement and a willingness to embrace challenges in order to broaden her abilities as a student and as a Biomedical Equipment Technician.

Garrett Gilkey, Computer and Information Technologies
Gilkey, of Madisonville, is a very bright, dedicated student. His instructor noted, He is always on top of things and in several cases is ready to move on to the next topic even before I am. Gilkey does a good job applying what is being discussed or done in class to real world situations. He presented at the CIT advisory board in early December.

Tabatha Camplin, Criminal Justice
Camplin, of Slaughters, was selected based on outstanding accomplishments in the classroom, her strong work ethic, and super study skills.

Jennifer Lovelady, Medical Information Technology
Lovelady, of Hopkinsville, is an excellent student enrolled in the Medical Coding option of the Medical Information Technology program. She shared that she chose MCC s program because she liked the faculty and friendliness of staff. A wife and mother of two children, she is always early, always prepared, and studies all the material in advance to the class session.

Willis Allen, Medical Laboratory Technician
Allen, of Nortonville, is an A student in the MLT program. He has volunteered for numerous program activities. He was an usher and a volunteer patient at the MCC/Baptist Health Interprofessional Simulation Hospital open house. He assisted with blood typing at Madisonville North Hopkins High School in the fall and represented the MLT program at a college fair. Allen tutors other students as requested and is an all-around good student.

Kelley L. Bard, Mining Technology
Bard, of Henderson, is extremely determined in the pursuit of higher education and self-improvement. He is career focused and handles himself in a professional manner at all times. Mr. Bard has earned 3 mining certificates at MCC and is working toward his Associate in Applied Science degree. He has over 20 years of mining experience and is currently the Warehouse Manager at Alliance Resources (River View).

Latasha McClure, Nursing
As noted by the MCC nursing faculty, McClure, of Henderson, exhibits professionalism in all settings. She is kind and caring which shows the true spirit of the nursing profession. McClure shared that she studies with her young daughter to role model the importance of education.

Logan Baggett, Occupational Therapy Assistant
Baggett, of Sacramento, serves as the vice president of MCC s OTA student organization. In addition to demonstrating initiative in the classroom, he stands out as a leader in group work assignments and encourages others to succeed. He comes to class every day dressed professionally and demonstrates respect for instructors and his classmates.

Lexis Moore, Physical Therapist Assistant
Moore, of Sturgis, demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and has proven to be a very effective leader of MCC s PTA Club, serving as Club President for the Class of 2017. She has organized several group study sessions and extra lab practice for the 1st semester class. This enables a sense of community for the new cohort and shows she is willing to go the extra mile to support the success of others within her class.