OTA Special Olympics Photo

Occupational Therapy Assistant students at CKTC help with Special Olympics

On the front row are Hannah Fountain (Burkburnett, TX), Jessica Ferrell (Cherokee), Corin Miller (Mountain View), Stephanie Martin (Lawton), Bethaney Whitson (Weatherford), Keshia Dunkin (Chickasha), Shanna Lamle (Fairview), Kaylie Hendrix (Sayre) and Rainye Coats (Hinton). On the back row are Hailey Parker (Enid), Madison Malcolm (Stillwater), Makenzie Lovett (Chattanooga), Christina Meyer (Enid), Bryanna Smith (Weatherford), Madeline Jacobi (Sterling) and LaTara Blankenship (Watonga).

Occupational Therapy Assistant students at Caddo Kiowa Technology Center helped at the Special Olympics this month. This is one of many activities in which students participate during their training.

On the front row are OTA Students Hannah Fountain (Burkburnett, TX), Jessica Ferrell (Cherokee), Corin Miller (Mountain View), Stephanie Martin (Lawton), Bethaney Whitson (Weatherford), Keshia Dunkin (Chickasha), Shanna Lamle (Fairview), Kaylie Hendrix (Sayre) and Rainye Coats (Hinton).

Occupational Therapy Assistant students on the back row are Hailey Parker (Enid), Madison Malcolm (Stillwater), Makenzie Lovett (Chattanooga), Christina Meyer (Enid), Bryanna Smith (Weatherford), Madeline Jacobi (Sterling) and LaTara Blankenship (Watonga).

The Associate in Applied Science degree with Occupational Therapy Assistant Specialization is offered through Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford campus. General Education and Technical Support courses for the program are conducted at SWOSU at Weatherford or Sayre. The OTA Specialty courses are held on the campus at Caddo Kiowa Technology Center in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma.

The total number of graduates from the CKTC/SWOSU Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during a 3-year period of 2016 – 2018 was 39 with an overall graduation rate of 87.5%.

Anyone interested in the program is encouraged to attend the OTA Open House on February 26 from 6 to 8 pm or on March 11 from 10 am to 1 pm at Caddo Kiowa Tech Center in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. Prospective students can meet the faculty, tour the facility and learn more about the program. Anyone who would like to attend needs to contact Program Director ">Malissia Guthrie at 405 643 3213.

For over half a century, CKTC has provided career training, business and industry services and leadership programs to a rural district in southwest Oklahoma. Opportunities at CKTC range from business and health to science and transportation trades. Additionally, CKTC offers customized workplace training and short-term training. More information about CKTC is available online at www.mycktc.com or by calling 405.643.5511. CKTC is a proud member of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, which provides leadership and resources and assures standards of excellence for a comprehensive statewide system of career and technology education. The system offers programs and services in 29 technology center districts.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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