Three members of the Bowling Green Technical College faculty/staff were among fifty faculty and staff from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) recognized for their leadership and significant achievements at an awards ceremony held recently at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.
Each of the 16 KCTCS colleges selected an outstanding administrative staff member, support staff member and faculty member. Two individuals (one support staff and one administrative staff) from the KCTCS System Office were also honored.
Selected from Bowling Green Technical College were: Mark Powell, Administrative Assistant at BGTC’s Glasgow Technology Campus, honored as the BGTC Staff Support Award of Excellence recipient; Dr. Jimmy Isenberg, Campus Director of the Glasgow Health Campus, honored as the BGTC Administrative Support Staff Award of Excellence recipient; and Gary Crump, Assistant Professor of English, honored as the BGTC Faculty Award of Excellence recipient.
Statewide honors went to three individuals who not only supported their colleges, but also the entire System. Tess Burns, Web Services Manager at Gateway Community and Technical College, was honored as the 2012 Staff Support Award of Excellence recipient. Beverly Atwood, Chief Academic Affairs officer at Hopkinsville Community College, was honored as the Administrative Support Staff Award of Excellence recipient. Terry Lutz, Professor and Program Coordinator for the Communications Arts Technology at Jefferson Community and Technical College, was honored as the Faculty Award of Excellence recipient.
Burns, Atwood and Lutz were chosen for statewide honors by a committee of their peers. Each received $1,000 to be used for the professional development experience of their choice.
Both faculty and staff honorees were nominated by their college for their innovative and significant achievements: