Month: November 2016

November 15, 2016

What Is Gold Star Each month CKTC holds a Gold Star Assembly to announce student achievements. Accomplishments recognized may include, but are not limited to perfect attendance, contest placements, students of the month, program-specific certifications and WorkKeys.   What is WorkKeys? WorkKeys recipients have completed their ACT WorkKeys assessments that compare their skills to the…

November 14, 2016

Pipe Donation CKTC Students preparing for a career in the welding and transport industries are benefiting from a recent pipe donation to the school. Petroleum Services of Woodward Oklahoma has already worked extensively with CKTC on Load Securement Training for CDL drivers. Now, the business has donated a generous amount of pipe to the Welding…

November 11, 2016

  Campus Veterans This week CKTC celebrated Veterans Day by hosting a luncheon for staff and students who are Veterans.   About the Day Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. It is a day to pay tribute to all American veterans…

November 10, 2016

Ten Year Initiative This year, the Crop Care Professional Program, one of Caddo Kiowa Technology Center’s business and industry services, marked its tenth anniversary.  The initiative to offer environmental awareness in agriculture retail and production began in 2006 with six students. Sponsored by Ag retail businesses in the region, the program has continued to gain…

November 9, 2016

First year Biomedical Sciences students practice their CSI skills at a mock crime scene. Job Demand in Biomedical Sciences A degree in Biomedical Engineering is just one avenue to consider for CKTC Biomedical Sciences students. Not a bad idea considering the BLS projects demand in the field to increase 23%. This is more than quadruple…

November 9, 2016

SkillsUSA Leadership Conference CKTC SkillsUSA students recently attended a leadership conference in Norman, Oklahoma. Since SkillsUSA is a career and technical student organization that focuses on a skilled workforce, students, teachers and industry working together is a key factor of its foundation. For this reason, many activities throughout the year focus on leadership, professional development,…