OCTC Commencement Thursday

6:30 PM at RiverPark Center

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OWENSBORO, KY (12/12/2018) Owensboro Community & Technical College (OCTC) will hold its December Commencement Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the RiverPark Center, located at 101 Daviess Street in Owensboro. The college will award 1011 credentials to 396 fall and summer semester graduates. The student address will be delivered by Brooklyn Knight. Others featured in the ceremony include: OCTC Alumnus-Megan Crawford, OCTC Student and SGA President-Kaylee Meador and OCTC Student and PTK Honor Society Member-Maggie M. Wilhoite.

Brooklyn Michelle Knight is an Early College student in the Owensboro Community & Technical College Discover College program. She currently serves as Vice President of the OCTC Student Government Association and as Vice President of Scholarship of the college's internationally recognized Phi Theta Kappa chapter. She completed her first OCTC class in Ninth Grade and in her six semesters she has maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA. She is one of two National Merit Semifinalists from Apollo High School, a Hager Scholar, and one of only 32 students statewide nominated for the KCTCS All-Academic Team. Brooklyn plans to attend the University of Kentucky after graduating from OCTC in 2019. She plans to continue her studies as a Biology and Pre-Med major.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Bernie.Hale@kctcs.edu.


Owensboro Community & Technical College is one of the sixteen community and technical colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. OCTC serves the KY counties of Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean. OCTC has three campuses in Daviess County and a Center and Annex in Hancock County. OCTC strives to serve the communities in the service area by providing associate degree education for transfer, state of the art technical education for students focusing on entering the workforce, customized business and industry solutions through the Workforce Solutions division, and adult education and business and industry testing through the SkillTrain unit.


The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is the Commonwealth's largest postsecondary institution with 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses. We also are Kentucky's largest provider of workforce training and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. We help students fulfill their dreams of creating a better life through programs that lead directly to jobs or help them transfer to one of our four-year partners.

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