CKTC nominates AEP PSO for Partners for Progress Award

Susan McElhaney
Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
405-643-3229 (Phone)
405-668-2588 (Mobile)
405-643-3015 (Fax)

Fort Cobb, OK – March 11, 2016 – Oklahoma Technology Center staff and industry partners recently congregated at the Oklahoma History Center to recognize outstanding businesses who work alongside tech centers to build better Oklahoma communities.  This year, Caddo Kiowa Tech Center nominated American Electric Power – Public Service of Oklahoma for contributing to the development, promotion and progress of the Oklahoma CareerTech system.

AEP PSO Southwest Station operated in Washita, Oklahoma, for more than 50 years, and has developed a strong relationship with CKTC in several capacities.  For many years, PSO has called on CKTC to deliver safety, wellness and CPR First Aid training to their employees, and have enrolled employees regularly in the Washita Valley Leadership Program to encourage community leadership development among their employees.  Additionally, PSO supports the Washita Valley Regional Partnership, a CKTC regional economic development effort. PSO also welcomes educational tours and hosts a session of the Washita Valley Leadership Program.

AEP PSO Southwest Station employs 35 people from Caddo County and the surrounding area. What’s more, they boast an exemplary safety record, with 2,298,532 man hours since the last lost-time accident, which was in 1982.

CKTC and AEP PSO work together to build stronger, more prosperous communities, which makes this company an excellent candidate for the Partners for Progress award.

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

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