quinebaug valley community college

Clay Killingsworth ’08

John “Clay” Killingsworth ‘08

Clay Killingsworth served in the United States Air Force before leaving to pursue his higher education degree. Clay enlisted in the Air Force in 2000 and was in the Active Duty Civil Engineering Squadron and also in the Presidential Communication Group at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

After his time in the Air Force, he knew that he wanted to pursue his higher education degree and was looking for a university where he would receive a strong foundation to his educational career. QVCC was able to do just that for him. While Clay was working towards his Associate’s Degree he was also working full time for the Connecticut Air National Guard, coaching football at Norwich Free Academy, and raising his family.

He received his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and continued on to his Bachelors from Eastern Connecticut State University. Today Clay works as a Federal Environmental Officer at the Naval Sub Base in Groton. Clay has dedicated his life to the U.S. Military and QVCC thanks him for his service.