Casey, Nichols named to KCTCS All-Academic Team | ACTC

Casey, Nichols named to KCTCS All-Academic Team

May 2, 2023

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland Community and Technical College is pleased to announce that Ashley Casey and Nyx Nichols were named to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) All-Academic Team for the 2022-23 academic year.

Thirty-two students, two from each of the 16 colleges, were selected by KCTCS for this prestigious recognition. Students were chosen based on a rigorous process that focuses on academic performance and community service.

Ashley Casey, from South Point, is a student in the Associate Degree Nursing program. She is Vice President of the Alpha Omega Gamma chapter Phi Theta Kappa as well as Vice President of Addicts and Allies for Education. 

“It means a lot for me to be selected to the All-Academic Team. I believe that with hard work, passion and dedication, anything is in your reach,” she said. “I'm glad I can show my five girls how their mom worked hard for them.”

Nyx Nichols, from Ashland, is an Associate of Arts student planning to transfer to Berea College to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology. They are a member of the Alpha Omega Gamma chapter Phi Theta Kappa, Student Support Services, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. 

“It is a profound honor to be selected among my classmates and peers for this award, and I am grateful for the opportunity to receive this award,” they said. “There are so many diligent, passionate, and courageous people on campus every day, and I aim to represent them all to the degree that they all deserve. I am thankful for the faculty and staff who have encouraged me to do my best every day, as they are the true backbone of this college and deserve the world…and a raise.”