Autry News

McCullough’s Message

As a workforce resource, Autry Technology Center is a stepping stone for many individuals as they find their way to the next stage of life. Our high school and young adult students are often gaining valuable skills to enter the workforce for the first time. Many of our short-term professional development students are looking for opportunities to advance in their own careers. Our industry partners participating in customized training are ready to take their employees to the next level in today’s competitive work environment.

In 2018-2019 alone, almost 700 full-time students attended Autry Tech and 90 percent went on to become employed, continue their education or join the military.

We also saw more than 27,000 total enrollments in 2018-2019 campus wide, creating opportunities for these students to take the next step with a certification in hand.  

With more than 3,000 classes offered through our Business and Industry Services and 25 full-time programs, Autry Tech is dedicated to helping more individuals earn the skills and training they need to succeed. Autry Technology Center has something for everyone seeking to take the next step toward a brighter future! 

February Students of the Month

Congratulations to Autry Tech’s February Students of the Month – Tristin Lockhart, Noell Washington and Harley Streck. These students were selected based on their performance in and out of the classroom as students, role models and future professionals! To learn more about these students, click here.

Take Your Nonprofit to the Top!

The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation has partnered with Autry Technology Center, United Way – Enid and the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits to present a day full of information, networking and valuable resources!

Join us to connect with other nonprofit professionals and learn topics including fundraising, donor relations, board management, marketing, communications, social media and more! Register


Get connected with Information Technology!

Check out these upcoming opportunities in the Information Technology industry! 

Google Docs & Sheets Webinar (OLT) – Begins March 6

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Excel 2016: Level 2 – Begins March 10

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Office 365: Outlook – Begins March 11

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Computer Technology for Seniors – Begins March 23

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Home Automation – Begins March 26

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Two Autry Tech Students Earn Breaking Traditions Nominations

Autry Tech is proud to recognize two full-time students as nominees for the Breaking Traditions Award. Jessamyn Eadens and Blythe Holcomb are both pursuing career growth based on interests without the influence of gender stereotypes.

This award, through the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education,  spotlights students and staff who have chosen specific career and technology programs because of their interests and abilities. These individuals have not let their gender influence their decisions to prepare for nontraditional careers.

To learn more about Eadens, click here. To learn more about Holcomb, click here! Congratulations to both of our nominees!

Make Your Mark in Manufacturing & Trades

Don’t miss out on our upcoming courses in the Manufacturing & Trades industry! 

Welding for Certification – Begins March 5

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TIG Welding for Certification – Begins March 5

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Blacksmithing Advanced – Begins March 7

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Basic Electrical Motors – Begins March 31

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Let a “COBOT” Work for You! 

Our Collaborative Robot “COBOT” Training course is BACK on March 31! Cobots are designed to share a workspace with humans, making automation easier than ever before for businesses of all sizes. Collaborative robots provide a cost-effective, flexible, and safe automation solution for a wide range of production tasks. Sign up for this course here!

SkillsUSA Regional Competitors! 

Several Autry Tech students traveled the state to compete in regional competitions for SkillsUSA. Congratulations to the students below who placed at the contests!

Madison Ramsey – 1st place Postsecondary Nail Care
Kathryn Plunkett – 1st place Secondary Esthetics
Cassidie Schmidt – 1st place Secondary Cosmetology-Hair
Gracie Vandiver – 3rd place Secondary Cosmetology-Hair
Tori Gosney – 4th place Postsecondary Cosmetology-Hair
Mary Keithly  – 4th place Secondary Nail Care
Brittannee Martin – 5th place Postsecondary Nail Care
Heather Dougherty – 5th place Secondary Esthetics
Hallie King – 6th place Secondary Nail Care

Christian Laymance – 1st place Postsecondary Job Readiness Prepared Speech
Roger Martin – 2nd place Secondary Job Readiness Prepared Speech
Roger Martin – 2nd place Job Readiness Welding
Tevis Lounsbury – 1st place Postsecondary Carpentry Framing
Jose Gonzalez – 2nd place Postsecondary Carpentry Framing
Albert Mosher – 2nd place Postsecondary Automotive Service

Miguel Garcia, Robert Richter, Austin White – 1st place team, Postsecondary Welding Fabrication
Shayla Cline, Riley Estes, Daniel Gonzales – 3rd place team, Secondary Welding Fabrication
Clayton Stalker – 1st place Secondary Advertising Design
Brianna Perkins – 3rd place Secondary Advertising Design
Jaime Rodriguez – 2nd place Postsecondary Advertising Design
Carlos DeLatorre – 3rd place Postsecondary Advertising Design
Edgar Orozco Fierro – 1st place Secondary HVAC
Hunter Kegin – 2nd place Secondary HVAC
Blythe Holcomb – 3rd place Secondary HVAC
Chase Howell – 1st place Postsecondary HVAC
Miguel Thompson – 2nd place Postsecondary HVAC
Luke Gash – 4th place Postsecondary HVAC

Ryan Robinson – 1st place Secondary Architectural Drafting
Erick Morales – 2nd place Postsecondary Architectural Drafting
Eric Clark – 3rd place Postsecondary Technical Drafting

Braulio Mora – 1st place Postsecondary Welding
Spencer Moore – 4th place Secondary Welding

Congratulations to all of our competitors! Autry Tech is proud to have these students representing our school!

We Take Our Health Seriously!

Make sure you are signed up for these upcoming Health Science courses!  

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED – Begins March 11

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Basic Life Support Renewal – Begins March 12

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CMA IA: Advanced TR Diabetes Care, Glucose Monitoring – Begins March 23

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CMA Continuing Education 2020 – Begins March 24

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CMA RG: Advanced TR Nasogastric, Gastronomy – Begins March 27

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Take Your Learning Online

Did you know we offer a variety of online training courses? At Autry Tech, we are dedicated to meeting your needs with flexible training options with your convenience in mind. Check out our online courses at here!

Share Your Skills! 

Learn how you can partner with us to share your knowledge about your industry with our community at our Claim Your Expertise event on March 11! Save your seat here!

Helping Your Business Succeed

Take advantage of our upcoming courses in the Business Management & Leadership industry! 

Oklahoma Business Tax Workshop – Begins March 4

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Quickbooks for Small Business – Begins March 13

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Real Estate Pot Licensing – Begins March 24

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Setting Priorities – Begins March 24

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HR in an Hour: Equal Pay Act of 1963 – Begins March 26

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Introducing Industrial & Mechanical Technology! 

The NEW adult only full-time program is designed to train technicians to install, repair and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, a plant or a manufacturing setting. The program begins in June 2020. Applications are due March 13. Learn more about the program and apply online here

Autry Tech Students Set to Compete at FIRST Robotics Competition 

Autry Tech students from various programs worked together to build a game-playing robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics regional competition in Oklahoma City March 11-14, 2020. If the team is successful during the regional competition, they will move on to compete in the world competition in Houston in April where more than 35 countries will be represented. Good luck Ace Robotics! 


March 30, 2020

Oklahoma School of Science and Math Application Deadline Extended for Autry Tech’s Regional Center



March 12, 2020

Autry Tech Names March Students of the Month



March 05, 2020

Autry Tech Accepting Applications for 2020 Cherokee Strip Business Model Competition



February 24, 2020

Autry Technology Center Offers Educational Opportunities for Everyone



February 13, 2020

Autry Tech Names February Students of the Month



January 31, 2020

Autry Tech Student Proud to “Do Her Own Thing”



January 30, 2020

Autry Tech Student Finds New Path in Family Tradition



January 22, 2020

Autry Technology Center Accepting Applications for New Industrial & Mechanical Technology Program



January 17, 2020

Autry Names January Students of the Month



January 06, 2020

Paid Training Program Offered Through Partnership with

Aircraft Structures International Corporation and Autry Technology Center





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