Yes, you can get a college degree.
Yes, you can have a high-paying career.
Come learn how at the Super Sunday event. Join us Sunday, February 24, 2013 as we partner with African-American churches to host a college information fair for you and your family. College representatives will be on hand to share information about the college planning process, admissions, degree programs, financial aid and more. If you or someone in your family is thinking about higher education, join us at this informative event.
Learn more about Super Sunday and other events happening across the state. Visit supersunday.kctcs.edu.
Director of Cultural Diversity
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist
99 Bourbon Road
Somerset, KY 42501 | Map
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Altamont Baptist Church
1110 Littontown Road
East Bernstadt, KY 40679 | Map
Time: 11:15 a.m.
First Baptist Church
300 Francis Street
Richmond, KY 40745 | Map
Time: 11 a.m.
St. Paul AME Church
Town Branch Road
Manchester, KY 40962 | Map
Mr. Derek Brown excelled in academics, explored new skills, and created opportunity when he graduated from Somerset Community College (SCC) in May 2011 with an associates in applied science degree from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program.
Mr. Brown received The John T. Smith Scholarship presented to academically prepared minority students. Prior to attending the SCC PTA program, he received a bachelor's degree in business administration and computer information systems from Morehead State University. In June 2011, Mr. Brown became employed with Drayer Physical Therapy in Winchester, Ky. He also serves Saint Joseph Healthcare in Lexington, as a PTA and has been a physical therapy technician at Saint Joseph Healthcare and Central Baptist Hospital.
Mr. Brown volunteered as a past co-coordinator for the SCC annual Career Fair and as a volunteer speaker for the PTA Program's New Student Orientation. During campus tours he presented to students about the physical therapy profession and was a student co-coordinator for the PTA Program's Excellence through Diversity meet and greet. Mr. Brown was a member of the SCC Physical Therapy Student Organization and led others as a PTA class liaison and class historian.
Mr. Brown worked for the Richmond Police Department's youth summer camp. He has also been an integral part in the SCC Governor’s Minority Student College Preparation Program serving, as an educator/mentor during the year-long programs. "Those are two years of my life that will never be forgotten and will remain in my heart as two of my better years in life" said Brown.
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