ACTC Announces Car Raffle for BuildSmart Campaign

Ashland Community and Technical College has announced the raffle of a car donated to the ACTC Foundation by Professor Emeritus Ernie Tucker.

The car donation was announced at Ernie Tuckers Last Lecture, a farewell program on November 15 that honored Professor Tucker for his service at the college for more than 45 years.

The raffle of Tuckers maroon 1969 TriumphTR6 will continue to noon on February 13, 2015. Tickets are $100 each, and only 249 tickets will be sold. Tickets may be requested through the ACTC Advancement Office, 606-326-2071or email: kim.minnehan@kctcs.edu.

Raffle proceeds will benefit the colleges BuildSmart Campaign to upgrade the College Drive Campus. Built in 1970, the Main Class Room/Administration Building needs major renovations, including a completely new heating and air conditioning system that meets todays energy efficiency standards..

At Ernie Tuckers Last Lecture on November 15, Professor Tucker was honored for 46 years of teaching at the college before his retirement last spring. Ann Brown Perkins, an Ashland businesswomen and Executive Director of Safe Harbor, praised Tucker for his style of teaching that inspired her, her child and grandchild as students. On behalf of the City of Ashland and Mayor Chuck Charles, Commissioner Marty Gute declared November 15 to be Ernie Tucker Day and presented him with a key to the city.