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WKCTC Hosts All Army College Open House April 22

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is hosting an All Army College Open House in Haws Gym April 22.

WKCTC students, faculty staff and community members are invited to the free open house to learn about U.S. Army opportunities. New Army enlistees can also learn about college offerings and high school students and faculty can find out more about concurrently serving in the Army while attending college.

Guest speakers will cover various topics about preparing for college and military service. The speakers and topics include the following:

11:15 11:30 a.m.
Sergeant First Class (SFC) Larry Williams, Paducah Army Recruiting Center leader, will give a brief synopsis of how the U.S. Army ties into education.

11:30 11:45 a.m.
Kristen Amaya, WKCTC Veterans Services coordinator, will discuss the admissions process, flex scheduling, military credits, the American Council on Education and available academic programs offered at WKCTC.

11:45 a.m. Noon
Deanna Shelley, WKCTC Veterans Benefits coordinator/Financial Aid counselor, will discuss the Montgomery GI Bill and financial aid opportunities.

Noon 12:15 p.m.
Ron Williams, education specialist with Nashvilles Army Recruiting Battalion, will discuss tuition assistance.

12:15 12:30 p.m.
Speakers will answer questions from the audience.

12:45 p.m.
WKCTC Veterans Services staff will conduct a tour of the WKCTC campus for visiting students.

This is a great opportunity for the panel to provide students and community members with information on how military service and college can fit hand-in-hand, said Amaya.

For more information about the WKCTC All Army College Open House, contact Kristen Amaya at (270) 534-3861 or SFC Larry Williams at (270) 442-2929.