TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Tallahassee Community College has been recognized as one of the nation’s top five entrepreneurial colleges for its impact on Tallahassee’s economic health according to the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).

The college announced in a press release that they and four other schools were chosen out of 300 schools to be honored at the 2016 NACCE Awards in Sacramento, California earlier in the month.

The awards focus on showcasing the role of community and technical colleges in building up economic vitality through in their communities.

They school said that the recognition could not have been achieved without the work of the College’s Workforce Development Standing Committee in developing the TCC Spark entrepreneurial initiative.

The committee is led by Kimberly Moore, TCC vice president for workforce development, and is comprised of faculty, staff members and administrators.