KTC's NTHS Inducts New Members

May 16, 2018 - For Immediate Release


On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the Kiamichi Technology Center inducted 29 new members from the Poteau Campus into the National Technical Honor Society.  The goal of the National Technical Honor Society is to see that deserving CareerTech students be recognized and that the people of the community become aware of the talents and abilities of the young people and adults who choose CareerTech education pathways to a successful future.  These students were nominated by their CareerTech instructor based on the qualifications of good attendance, grade point average, and for displaying excellent citizenship, leadership, and attitude qualities.  NTHS Advisors are Kellie Sanders and Melanie Thomas. The following students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society:

Biomedical Science – Melanie Thomas & Kimberly Hardaway, Instructors; Jillian Cochran of Poteau, Ashton Durant of Wister, Faith England of Panama, Kaylee Garrett of Pocola, Hadley McClish of Pocola 

Criminal Justice – Michael Walker, Instructor; Noah Bowen of Poteau           

EAST – Kelly Falkner, Facilitator; Colton Davis of Poteau, Orlando Diaz of Poteau, Justina Maxwell of Poteau, Britney Moreno of Poteau, Dylan Rodgers of Panama  

EMT – Paramedic – Lisa Dyer, Instructor; Paul Lynn of Spiro, Kalen Melton of Poteau, Nathan Summerlin of Vian, Stephen Taylor of Ft. Smith, AR,     Mindi Wheat of Idabel                     

Health Careers Certifications – Lorraine Christmas & Sarah Bowman, Instructors; Irish Alex of Leflore, Rio Alex of Leflore, Kara Bates of Poteau, Myeka Bluford of Poteau, Ana Bustos of Poteau, Mayra Garcia of Heavener, Nikisha Godsby, Home School, Maycee Pendley of Wister, Shaelyn Ray of Wister, Payton Weaver of Leflore


Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning – David Rogers, Instructor; Jacob Branscum of Poteau, Brandon Watson of Wister           

Welding Technology – Dennis Thomas, Instructor; Jeffery Creel of Shady Point


Kiamichi Technology Centers has been an integral part of the communities in southeastern Oklahoma since 1968, serving ten full counties and parts of three other counties.  KTC is part of the Oklahoma CareerTech system and is one of 29 districts within the state.  KTC has more than 30 career programs, and offers a wide variety of evening and weekend short-term courses as well as certifications in many diverse career fields.   KTC serves nearly 23,000 individuals each year, including many area companies who receive training through the Business and Industry Services Division that works with over 400 businesses each year.  For more information on KTC call the Poteau Campus at 918-647-4525 or visit their website at www.ktc.edu.  Like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ktcpoteau