Over the past five years, WKCTC has built a comprehensive support network for student veterans.
Woodfork started emailing with Amaya as she was beginning to transition out of the Navy, knowing that she planned to move back to the WKCTC area.
Community colleges like WKCTC serve a substantial slice of the national student veteran population.
According to the VA, veterans attending WKCTC graduate at a rate of 27.3 percent, compared to an average graduation rate of 37.5 percent for all students attending the institution.
According to National Center for Education Statistics, the overall graduation rate for full-time, first-time students at WKCTC is 43 percent, and the transfer rate is 11 percent.
Students Tucker Murphy and John Spivey, both from Pope County, have been awarded scholarships for the academic year that begins in August at WKCTC.
Anton Reece, WKCTC president, said each scholarship recipient is to be congratulated.
"We encourage every student and potential student to apply for scholarships each year," said Emily Peck, WKCTC's vice president of student services.
The primary WKCTC scholarship application opens each October and is available on the college website, with an application deadline of March 1 for the academic year that begins each August.
president Barbara Veazey said the school cooperated with the investigation into matter.
"We have offered a variety of services for displaced workers for many years," said WKCTC
President Barbara Veazey.