Jennifer McCracken Cole, the daughter of Richie and Alice Cole, of Minnie, recently obtained a master of science degree in physical therapy from the University of Kentucky, as well as physical therapy licensure. Jennifer was further distinguished by her accomplishment of maintaining a 3.5 grade point average throughout her studies at UK. She is currently employed with East KY Associates and Rehab, Crossroads Plaza, Pikeville, and Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Jennifer is also a graduate of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, from which she earned an associate of science degree. She is a 2001 graduate of South Floyd High School, where she was valedictorian of her class.