May 17, 2018 - For Immediate Release
Congratulations to Grant
Rice, gold medalist in the 2018 State SkillsUSA Heating, Ventilation, & Air
Conditioning Technology competition.
Rice is a junior at Heavener High School and attends HVAC Technology at
the Kiamichi Technology Center in Poteau.
Rice is receiving a $7,500 scholarship for Lincoln Technology School in
Grande Prairie, Texas. He also received
over $2,000 worth of new HVAC tools.
Rice will compete in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills
Conference June 25-29, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. David Rogers is the HVAC instructor at KTC’s
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
www.ktc.edu. Like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ktcpoteau.