HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Hazard Community and Technical College received the ACT College and Career Readiness - Career Preparedness Award.
Governor Steve Beshear made the announcement on Monday.
HCTC is the first Kentucky recipient.
The award recognizes exemplary college and career readiness efforts of a community college.
HCTC students exceeded expectations and transferred to 4-year institutions at higher rates than predicted.