Lee Emmons is the new West Kentucky Community and Technical College Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Development.
WKCTC President Anton Reece made the announcement Monday.
“I am excited and feel very fortunate to have Lee Emmons joining the WKCTC family,” said Reece. “Lee is an outstanding professional who brings a vibrant and engaging array of communication skills and extensive advancement and fundraising experience, which are key to advancing the WKCTC legacy of academic excellence, and providing access and donor support to higher education throughout the Jackson Purchase region.”
Emmons has served as executive director of Child Watch Counseling & Advocacy Center in Paducah since 2012. She has been a writer and associate editor with Paducah Life magazine and marketing coordinator at Murray State University-Paducah regional campus.
As vice president, Emmons also serves as executive director of the Paducah Junior College Foundation, succeeding Ashley Wright who left in August.
A member of the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, Emmons is a recipient of the 2013 MSU Nonprofit Leadership Studies Program Giving Back Engagement Award, a graduate of Leadership Paducah, Class 15, and was named a Woman of Achievement by the Paducah/River City Business & Professional Women in 2002.
A Morehead State University magna cum laude graduate, Emmons gained a master in science degree in organizational communication from Murray State.
She begins at WKCTC in mid-January.