The Kentucky Community and TechnicalCollege System wants to celebrate and recognize those high school teachers and counselors who do an outstanding job of assisting and recommending students to attend one of our 16 colleges.
KCTCS Pathfinder Award Contest Overview:
One Kentucky high school teacher or counselor winner will be selected from each of the 16 KCTCS colleges. Winners will be selected based on the following criteria:
- Encouraged student(s) to attend a KCTCS college,
- Assisted student(s) in identifying a career and postsecondary path,
- Provided mentorship, and/or
- Maintained contact with student(s).
Winners will be nominated by current KCTCS students and faculty/staff and high school personnel.
Winners will be recognized during:
- College commencement ceremonies.
- Public relations announcement.
- High School special event.
- Winners will receive a unique award/trophy and a winner swag bag.
- All nominees and nominators will receive a specially designed t-shirt celebrating their support of KCTCS students.
- Nominations acceptance: November 1 – December 31, 2023.
- Winner selection: January/February.
- Formal Announcement: February/March.
2022 Statewide Pathfinder Award Winners
2022 College Pathfinder Award Winners
ACTC Winner Greenup County High School
BSCTC Winner East Ridge High School
BCTC Winner Bryan Station High School
ECTC Winner Grayson County High School
Gateway Winner Connor High School
HCC Winner Henderson County High School
HCC Winner Trigg County High School
Jefferson Winner Christian Academy of Louisville
MCC Winner Hopkins County Career and Technical Center
MCTC Winner Mason County High School
OCTC Winner Daviess County Public Schools
SCC Winner Southwestern High School
SKYCTC Winner Bowling Green High School
SKCTC Winner Harlan High School
WKCTC Winner McCracken County High School