August 13, 2019 - For Immediate Release
Technology Centers received the Gold Star Award for the 13
th year at
Oklahoma Summit, the 52nd annual CareerTech conference held at the Cox
Convention Center in Oklahoma City. This award is designed to recognize
technology center districts that have met rigid and demanding criteria
demonstrating a high level of excellence.
“It is an honor
for our school to receive the Gold Star Award,” said Superintendent Shelley
Free. “The award is a special achievement for our staff, board members and the
communities served by Kiamichi Technology Centers.”
The Gold Star Award
provides recognition to districts with exemplary programs designed to meet a
broad spectrum of community needs.
“Our staff works
diligently to meet the established Gold Star requirements, but we know we could
not have received this award without the support of the local stakeholders who
attend our classes, utilize our services and support our mission,” said Free.
Technology Centers has played an integral role in southeastern Oklahoma communities
since 1968, serving ten full and three partial counties. KTC is one of 29
districts in the Oklahoma CareerTech system with more than 30 career programs.
KTC also offers a wide variety of evening and weekend short-term courses as
well as certifications in many diverse career fields. KTC has nearly 23,000
full time and short-term enrollments each year and serves area companies through
the Business and Industry Services division that works with over 400 businesses