Kaskaskia College Professor Mark Kohnen of Germantown has received the 2014 Faculty Horizon Award.
Kohnen is a Professor in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Program at Kaskaskia and has been a member of the staff for one and a half years. Mr. Kohnen has successfully completed the permanent approval for the HVAC certificate program and has already developed and passed through curriculum council the HVAC AAS degree program. He has excellent student evaluations and has volunteered to work on Fridays to assist students in obtaining hands on intern hours. Mr. Kohnen attends every major KC recruiting event and participated in the KC Alumni and Open House, Career Fair, home shows, and attended recruiting events with student services representatives. He consistently volunteers to assist the college on numerous occasions outside the scope of teaching. His community service includes being a member of the Germantown School Board, and several local community organizations.