Those pictured cutting ribbon at a ceremony celebrating the completion of the new Letcher County Area Technology Center are (from left) Bob Tarvin representing the Kentucky Department of Education, State Sen. Johnny Ray Turner, Letcher Judge/Executive Jim Ward, State Rep. Rocky Adkins, Joe Meyer, cabinet secretary for education and workforce development, Gov. Steve Beshear, Letcher Schools Supt. Anna Craft, Letcher Board of Education Chairman Will Smith, Barbara Isom, former principal of the Letcher County Area Technology Center, Sandy Hogg, director of special programs for Letcher Public Schools, Letcher School Board Member Dr. Sam Quillen Jr., State Rep. Leslie Combs, Jenkins Independent Board of Education Member Paulette Sexton, Jenkins School Board Member Eileen Sanders, Letcher County School Board Member John Spicer, Linda Floyd, area supervisor for the office of career technology, and David Lee, principal of Jenkins High School.
Letcher County Board of Education Chairman Will Smith (pictured second from left) shook hands with Gov. Steve Beshear during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Letcher County Area Technology Center on April 25. Pictured at far left is Board Member Dr. Sam Quillen Jr. State Rep. John Short is pictured in the background.
Marie Amburgey, an employee with Whitaker Bank, posed for a photo with Letcher Schools Supt. Anna Craft and Paul Leon Adams, president of Whitaker Bank, in Whitesburg at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Letcher County Area Technology Center. The board was presented during the ceremony with $20,000 checks from Whitaker Bank and Community Trust Bank, as well as a $25,000 check from Alpha Natural Resources.