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Monthly Newsletter

McCullough’s Message

Competition season is here for Autry’s three CareerTech Student Organizations – SkillsUSA, HOSA Future Health Professionals and Business Professionals of America. 100 percent of Autry students participate in a CareerTech Student Organization where they learn valuable skills to develop into well-rounded individuals for the future. These students are using their newly attained knowledge and training to compete at regional, state and national competitions. 
 
CareerTech Student Organizations allow our students to build a network of colleagues that can last a lifetime and develop professional skills that will prepare them for a successful career. For many students, this is the first time they are stepping out of their comfort zone and taking on responsibilities they have never had before. They are emerging as leaders with the skills to thrive in the community.

At Autry Technology Center, we are proud to align resources, people, knowledge, skills and opportunities to build self-worth and ensure economic prosperity in Oklahoma and beyond.

 

April Students of the Month

Congratulations to Autry’s April Students of the Month- Noel Vega, Sierra Sumner and Rindee Payne. These students were selected based on their performance both in and out of the classroom as students, role models and future professionals! To learn more about these students, click here

 

Attend the Cherokee Strip Business Model Competition Awards Luncheon 

You are invited to the Cherokee Strip Business Model Competition Awards Luncheon on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Oakwood Country Club! Awards will be given to the top four finalists in the business model competition. The audience will also vote on a People’s Choice Award. Over $30,000 in cash and services will be awarded at the luncheon. Save your seat here!

 

Congratulations HOSA State Winners!

Autry’s HOSA students brought home ten Top 10 awards from the HOSA State Contest!

Rindee Payne – 1st place Dental Science Secondary
Alona Dillman – 1st place Dental Science Postsecondary
Jaime Rodriguez – 1st place Extemporaneous Health Poster Postsecondary
Allison Huffmaster – 2nd place Clinical Nursing Secondary
Bayli Morton – 2nd place Pharmacology Secondary
Cynthia Esparza and Soralla Ramirez – 4th place Health Careers Display Postsecondary
Shelby Smith – 5th place Medical Math Secondary
Wyatt Meyer – Top 10 finalist Medical Math Secondary
Lauren Stubbs – Top 10 finalist Dental Terminology Secondary

Rindee Payne, Alona Dillman and Jaime Rodriguez have qualified for the National HOSA Contest in Orlando, Florida in June 2019. MadiLynne Ramey was also recognized for serving as a 2018-2019 HOSA State Officer!

 

Get Paid to Train

Have you considered a career as a sheet metal technician? Check out this paid training opportunity with Aircraft Structures International Corp! Learn more and request an application here!

 

Vance Air Force Base Honored as
2019 Partner for Progress

Autry Technology Center is proud to announce Vance Air Force Base as our 2019 Partner for Progress for their commitment to advancing career technical education through the utilization of Autry’s programs and through exemplary commitments to workforce excellence and education in the community! Learn more about the award here!

 

Celebrate with Us at the Strate Center!

Join us on Wednesday, May 8 for the Strate Center Celebration! The Strate Center has been providing professional business training to those interested in starting, expanding or operating a small business since 2008. RSVP here!

 

Autry Awarded at Region IV PACE Conference

Congratulations to our Autry team members who earned awards at the OkACTE Region IV/PACE Conference last week!

Don Roberts – Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandra Patocka – Carl Perkins Community Service Award

Devon Toland & Andy Beck – Innovation Award

Kurt Thomas – Nominee for 2019 OkPACE Outstanding Training Project of the Year

Denise Nilssen – Nominee for 2019 Ambassador Award

Jesse Ashlock – Nominee for Economic Development Award

 

Save the Day for Signing Day 2019! 

We can’t wait to welcome our new students on campus for Signing Day 2019 on Wednesday, May 15! If you are a returning student to Autry next year, you can still participate in Signing Day 2019! We will be hosting returning student Signing Day events during the CTSO awards assemblies on May 15, 16, & 17!

 

Local Seniors Explore Opportunities
at Senior Showcase!

Nearly 500 graduating seniors from the Greater Enid area took part in Senior Showcase 2019 – an exciting event designed to connect graduating seniors with local employers and opportunities before they take the next step in their future! Students spent half the day at Autry Technology Center polishing their resume, developing interview skills, exploring personality types, discussing financial opportunities and creating a career action plan. They spent the rest of the day at the Stride Bank Center networking with 35 local companies and organizations! 

 

Sign up for Boiler Safety Training

Check out this 3-day training course in prep for attaining a boiler operator license from the State of Oklahoma. Enroll online here

 

Calling all Autry Alumni! 

You’re invited to join us for our first ever Autry Alumni Day on Monday, May 20 – RSVP here