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KCTCS Recognizes Benefactors at President's Gala and Benefactors' Awards Dinner

Nov 13, 2013 - | 09:37 AM -

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) hosted the 14th annual President’s Gala and Benefactors’ Awards Dinner on Saturday, November 9 at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Center.

More than 600 state and local dignitaries from across the Commonwealth attended the event. This event provides an opportunity for KCTCS to honor an impressive list of 34 of the state’s leading individuals, business and foundations for their generous philanthropic and voluntary support to KCTCS. They are, by college:

Kentucky Community and Technical College System
o   University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union, Lexington

Ashland Community and Technical College
o   John W. Clark, Ashland
o   The Woodlands Foundation, Ashland
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
o   William “Bill” Forsyth, Pikeville
o   Gearheart Communications, Harold
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
o   Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
o   Darrell and Sue Moll, Leitchfield
o   Bank of Clarkson, Leitchfield
Gateway Community and Technical College
o   Dr. Anthony and Gerry Zembrodt, Covington
o   Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hazard Community and Technical College
o   Jeanette and Bill Hall, Hazard
o   L.D. Gorman, Hazard
Henderson Community College
o   Methodist Hospital, Henderson
o   Chase Fulcher Family, Henderson
Hopkinsville Community College
o   Eston and Jo Glover, Elkton
o   Annie M. Williamson, Hopkinsville
Jefferson Community and Technical College
o   Greater Louisville Automobile Dealers Association (GLADA), Louisville
Madisonville Community College
o   Don and Mary Susan Fishman, Madisonville
o   Hopkins County Development Corporation, Madisonville
Maysville Community and Technical College
o   Trooper Anson Blake Tribby, in Memoriam, Maysville
o   The Walker Company, Mt. Sterling
Owensboro Community and Technical College
o   The Late John S. Hager and Mrs. Marjorie Hager, Owensboro
o   Kentucky Society for Healthcare Engineers, Louisville
Somerset Community College
o   Dorothy Murrell, in Memoriam, Somerset
o   Virginia Murrell, in Memoriam, Somerset
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
o   City of Franklin, Kentucky
o   Franklin Bank and Trust Company, Franklin
o   Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority, Franklin
o   Kentucky Downs, Franklin
o   Simpson County Fiscal Court, Franklin
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
o  The Charles and Maxine Hunter Family, Cloverfork
o  Robert E. Frazier Charitable Trust Foundation, Cumberland
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
o  Community Financial Services Bank, Benton
o  Paducah Business & Professional Women’s Organization, Paducah

KCTCS would like to thank the following gala sponsors:

Exclusive Gala Underwriter: Cisco
Exclusive Awards Underwriter: Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions
Exclusive Entertainment Underwriter: Windstream Communications, Inc.

Gold Level Sponsors: ACT, Inc.; Barnes & Noble College Booksellers; Energy Systems Group; Kentucky Association of Manufacturers; Kentucky Power Company; Lindsey Wilson College; Midway College; Progressive Marketing; Thorn Run Partners; Toyota Motor Manufacturing; Kentucky, Inc.; UK HealthCare; University of Pikeville; The Walker Company of Kentucky, Inc.

Silver Level Sponsors: Aetna Integrated Services; Babbage Cofounder; Blackboard, Inc.; City of Versailles, Kentucky; Creative Alliance; Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC; RossTarrant Architects, Inc.; University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union; Walther, Roark & Gay, PLC

Bronze Level Sponsors: BB&T; Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC; Fifth Third Bank; ING Financial Partners; Keeneland Association; Kentucky Employees Credit Union; Kentucky League of Cities; Kentucky State University; Kentucky Utilities Company/PPL; Powell-Walton-Milward, a Division of J. Smith Lanier; Republic Bank; SIS, LLC; Tiffany & Co.; Town & Country Bank and Trust Company; UAW/Ford Motor Company, Louisville Assembly