CCC Honors Retirees
May 17, 2012
Andy Smart, Antoinette Tackkett and Jed Claybrook retired from CCC this spring.
Coffeyville Community College honored three retirees on May 8th. Jed Claybrook, Andy Smart and Antoinette Tackkett are all retiring after years of service to the students at Coffeyville Community College.
Jed Claybrook has been teaching communication classes at CCC since 1988. He began his teaching careerin the Army. Claybrook has taught a variety of courses at CCC including Humanities, Speech and Written Communications. He has served as the Communications Division Chair for the last several years.
Antoinette Tackkett began teaching at CCC in 1999 after serving our local community for many years in the police force. Tackkett is leaving her post at CCC as an Instructor of Foreign Language, Criminal Justice and Sociology to embark on a new journey as an Episcopalian Priest. She has served as the Social Science and Fine Arts Division Chair for the past several years and was a charter member of the Student Conduct Committee.
Andy Smart was hired in 1987 as the Director of the Small Business Management Program. He accepted the position of Business Manager in 1989 and retires as the Vice President for Operations and Finance. Andy was the project manager for many major construction initiatives at CCC including Walker Hall, Nellis Gym, and the renovation of the Pat & Willard Walker Alumni Center. He has overseen countless renovation projects. Smart has been involved with Leadership Coffeyville, the CRMC Board, the Pittsburg State University Kelce Board, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers throughout his time at CCC.
“The employees, staff, and administration are very grateful for the time that these retirees have devoted to CCC. Your service to our institution and furthering education as a whole is tremendous and we appreciate you," said President Linda Moley.