COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) — Gateway Community and Technical College President and CEO G. Edward Hughes has been awarded the prestigious Founders Award by the Covington Business Council for his visionary leadership to establish an Urban/Metro Campus in the city. The award was presented at the CBC Foundation annual dinner Aug. 1.
“There is no person more appropriate to receive the Covington Business Council Founder’s Award than Dr. Ed Hughes,” said Pat Frew, executive director of the Covington Business Council and CBC Foundation. “Dr. Hughes has led an amazing effort to take the idea of a new urban campus in the heart of Covington and make it a reality this past year. He believes with his very soul in the renaissance of Covington, a renaissance that will bring jobs, visitors, new businesses, students and faculty to downtown Covington.”