CareerTech State Director Dr. Marcie Mack visits the CKTC campus

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Shawn Freie, Cindy Murphy, Keith Brownback, Carrie Boelte and Angie Davis.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Shawn Freie, Cindy Murphy, Keith Brownback, Carrie Boelte and Angie Davis.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Staci Repp and Shelly McAdoo.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Staci Repp and Shelly McAdoo.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured is Raymond Geionety.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured is Raymond Geionety.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured is Zertie Johnson.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured is Zertie Johnson.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Jennie Nunn, Vicki Rexroat and David Rexroat.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack. Pictured are Jennie Nunn, Vicki Rexroat and David Rexroat.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack.

CKTC staff enjoy dinner and meeting with State Director Dr. Marcie Mack.

State Director Dr. Marcie Mack visits the CKTC campus and talks to staff about the future of CareerTech.

State Director Dr. Marcie Mack visits the CKTC campus and talks to staff about the future of CareerTech.

State Director Dr. Marcie Mack visits the CKTC campus and talks to staff about the future of CareerTech.

State Director Dr. Marcie Mack visits the CKTC campus and talks to staff about the future of CareerTech.

First day of classes at Caddo Kiowa Technology Center

Students arrive for the first day of school on August 12, 2015.

Students arrive for the first day of school on August 12, 2015.

Jennie Nunn, Staci Repp, Dennis Ruttman and David Darnell welcome students to CKTC.

Jennie Nunn, Staci Repp, Dennis Ruttman and David Darnell welcome students to CKTC.

Gina Willits helps complete their enrollment process.

Gina Willits helps students complete their enrollment process.

Jana Bingham assists tudents with orientation in student services.

Jana Bingham assists students with orientation in student services.

Fort Cobb, OK – August 14, 2015 – Students arrived on campus Wednesday, August 12 for their first days at CKTC. Returning students as well as new students eagerly headed to their program area for a year that promises discovery, learning and fun.

This year’s theme is “What Floats Your Boat.” Throughout the year, students will not only learn their trade, but they will also develop leadership and academic skills. Students also learn about community service and safety that will go with them on the job or as they continue their education.

It is not too late to enroll in some of the programs at CKTC. Call, go online or come by today. More information about CKTC is available online at www.caddokiowa.com or by calling 405.643.5511.

Caddo Kiowa Technology Center is eleven-time recipient of the prestigious Gold Star Award

Accepting the Gold Star Award for Caddo Kiowa Technology Center are Vic Woods, Sherry Jackson, Shawn Freie and Dennis Ruttman.

Accepting the Gold Star Award for Caddo Kiowa Technology Center are Vic Woods, Sherry Jackson, Shawn Freie and Dennis Ruttman.

Fort Cobb, OK – August 7, 2015 – CKTC was named a Gold Star School at the annual OkACTE Summer Conference held in Tulsa in August 2015. This is the eleventh time the school has reached Gold Star School status, meeting stringent requirements based primarily on school-wide performance data in both full-time programs and business and industry services.

The Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers’ Gold Star School award program consists of a comprehensive set of criteria which establishes technology centers as exceptional in service to patrons of their communities.

At 91% student placement, CKTC students were well over the required 82.5% minimum criteria for placement in one of the following areas: Jobs for which they trained, continued their education or joined the military.

Another requirement is to serve business and industry by providing at least eight of 18 service areas. CKTC provided 16. Likewise, A Gold Star School must provide five of ten additional services sensitive to the needs of its constituency. CKTC provided eight.

CKTC also exceeded the Gold Star criteria for accountability, strategic planning, student organization participation, career guidance and recruitment, relationships with partner schools, and school board member training.

More information about CKTC is available online at www.caddokiowa.com or by calling 405.643.5511.