Big Day for New Students on WKCTC Campus

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MEDIA RELEASE: PADUCAH, KY (08/04/2017) Over 700 people attended this year's New Student Friday Fun Day on the WKCTC campus August 4, said college officials.

"This event is an excellent time for our new students to be on campus in a fun atmosphere while also meeting our faculty and staff who want to help them be successful in their first semester and throughout their time at WKCTC," said Trent Johnson, WKCTC director of admissions."

Students not only had fun with games, music and free food, they were also able to learn about technology on campus, financial aid, the Community Scholarship Program, transfer and academic planning, student organizations and more. Students were able to buy their books for the fall semester in the WKCTC bookstore and get their parking pass and student ID.

Many parents and friends came to offer support throughout the day, having fun and learning about WKCTC as well.

"We appreciate our students' parents coming to Friday Fun Day so they have the opportunity to see the campus and our commitment to their kids' success at WKCTC first-hand," said Johnson.

Registration for fall classes at WKCTC is currently underway. Call 1-(855) GO-WKCTC or visit for class offerings. Fall classes begin August 14.


West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has been recognized four-consecutive times by The Aspen Institute as one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation for providing students with strong job training and continuing higher education opportunity, for achieving high completion and transfer rates, and for providing strong employment results for its graduates.