Versailles, Ky. Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box announced today the finalists for the position of president/CEO of Madisonville Community College (MCC).

The finalists are:

  • Dr. Sherry Zylka, provost, Wayne County Community College District, Detroit, Michigan
  • Dr. Cynthia Kelley, vice president, Academic Affairs, Motlow State Community College, Gallatin, Tennessee
  • Dr. Ted Lewis, vice president, Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer, Pellissippi State Community College, Knox and Blount counties, Tennessee


The candidates are scheduled for on-campus visits and interviews May 23-24. During those visits candidates will meet with MCC faculty, staff, students, the board of directors and local leaders. The public also will have an opportunity to meet the candidates at the following forums:

Monday, May 23
Dr. Sherry Zylka

7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. student/faculty/staff forum

Dr. Cynthia Kelley
8:45 9:45 a.m. Community forum
11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. student/faculty/staff forum

Tuesday, May 24
Dr. Ted Lewis
7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. student/faculty/staff forum

All forums will be in the Brown Badgett Sr. Energy amp; Advanced Technology Center Quad Room 262-264. The new president will assume the position July 1.

Learn more about the candidates.