Owensboro Community & Technical College student, Kara McFadyen has been elected by her peers to serve as one of two student leader representatives on the Board of Regents for the Kentucky Community & Technical College System.
“We are very excited to have one of our students participate as a KCTCS Regent. This experience requires dedication, but it will also provide a great learning experience for Kara. We are proud of all her achievements and know she will do a great job of representing the students and our region” added Scott Williams, OCTC President.
McFadyen lives in Morgantown, Ky., and attends OCTC, she is working toward a double major in engineering and electronics technology and industrial engineering while finishing her homeschool high school degree. She is active with 4-H and on campus, serving as OCTC’s student government president and as a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges.
The KCTCS Board of Regents includes 14 members. Eight are appointed by the governor and six are elected – two faculty members elected by faculty, two non-teaching members elected by non-teaching personnel and two members of the student body elected by student leaders.
McFadyen will serve one-year terms on the KCTCS Board of Regents.