Give a Lasting Gift

WKCTC's WEST is BEST Scholarship Auction & Barbecue is presented by Paducah Junior College, Inc.

Thank you to our 2017 Event Sponsors:



2017 Scholarship Auction

Thank you for supporting the 2017 West is Best BBQ and Scholarship Auction. The event raised more than $84,000 for the WKCTC General Scholarship Fund. More than 400 guests attended and enjoyed a delicious BBQ meal by Walker Hall Events Center and desserts by WKCTC’s Kitchens Cafe

In addition to our generous event sponsors, we extend our thanks to the following:

  • Auctioneer: Chris Colson, Chris Colson Auction & Realty
  • Audience Spotters: David Mast, Kevin O’Neill, Dale Perry, Larry Stovesand
  • Steering Committee: Lee Emmons, Jason Jones, Carson Love, David Mast, Cornelia Reece, Darla Sims, John D. Williams
  • Volunteers: ALL the WKCTC staff, faculty and students that volunteered their time to work the event!


The 2018 West is Best BBQ and Scholarship Auction will be in September of 2018. 


Questions: Contact Becky Haus at (270) 534-3086 or email