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Congratulations Andrew Gates

Andrew Gates, an employee in Workforce Solutions at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, has been nominated again this year for the Young Leaders of Paducah. He is one of 10 finalists.

For the second year, the Four Rivers Business Journal, joined this year by Sleep Outfitters, called readers to nominate their peers under 40 who strive to move our community forward. Ten were chosen as finalists, and of these Young Leaders, one will be selected as Young Leader of the Year who will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be used toward professional development.

A luncheon at 12:00 noon Thursday, August 23, in the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center's Myre River Room will honor every nominee and recognize the Young Leader of the Year.

Employers, family and friends are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $12 each or $80 for a table of eight. To purchase tickets, call Kendra Mitchell at 270-575-8625 or email Please take this opportunity to learn more about our Young Leaders of Western Kentucky and celebrate their accomplishments.