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WKCTC Scholarship Auction to be Held September 19

West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host the 2014 Scholarship Auction Friday at 6 p.m. in the Julian Carroll Convention Center.

The annual auction supports the higher education dreams of WKCTC students and helps to ensure the dream of a college education can be a reality for them. The college had a record number of 1036 applications received this year, an increase of ten percent over last years record applications. Nearly $100,000 was raised for student scholarships last year with 100 percent of the funds from the events live and silent auctions and ticket sales going directly to the WKCTC general scholarship fund.

This years live auction features 26 items such as a vacation to a private villa in Salernes, France an exclusive offering of the colleges auction. Also featured are items such as a weekend packages in Nashville with four tickets close to the ice to watch the Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars and Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, special getaway packages in Tennessee, North Carolina and St. Louis, and a unique bilateral bladeless LASIK surgery package from Dr. Barbara Bowers. Bidders can also compete for nearly 150 items in the silent auction.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7 p.m. Friday, September 19. Contact Becky Haus at (270) 534-3086 or for event more event information.

The media is encouraged to attend.