HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Tuesday marks the last day of Dr. W. Bruce Ayers' tenure as President of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.
People honored his 44 years of service during a "Farewell Reception."
The Tri-City Chamber of Commerce hosted the event. Dr. Ayers has also spent many years as Chamber Executive Director.
"My final message to everyone is thank you. Thank you for your love and concern and dedication to higher education. Thank you for caring about students. Thank you for caring about our faculty and staff. Thank you for caring for me and my wife Barbara," Dr. Ayers said.
Former students, co-workers, chamber members and friends attended the event.