Campus Activities

WHAT’S NEXT AT THE FREDERICK CAMPUS?

What career program would you like to see Great Plains offer at its Tillman-Kiowa County campus at Frederick next school year?  The tech center is currently surveying residents and conducting focus groups to help answer that question.  Due to low enrollment the Frederick campus dropped the Executive Administrative program at the end of the 2015 […]

GPTC Frederick carpentry students provide facelift to Masonic Lodge at Frederick.

“The renovation is just beautiful” !  That’s how almost everyone who has seen it describes the remodeling effort at the Frederick Masonic Lodge.  GPTC Carpentry students under the direction of instructor Bryan Smith are renovating the Lodge’s Great Hall and kitchen area.  Mr. Smith’s goal is for the students to complete their work before a […]

SUMMER PIPE WELDING/FULL-TIME WELDING CLASS READY TO FIRE-UP!

Great Plains welding instructor Allen Bellamy will teach a special, daytime pipe-fitting/welding class starting May 31st.  The class will also provide a “jump start” for adults who want to apply for Great Plains full-time, day time Welding Class that begins in August.   For more information phone Great Plains Student Services at 250-5535.    Class hours […]

“DINNER WITH THE TEACHER” SUCCESS WHETS APPETITE OF PRE-ENROLLED STUDENTS

Nearly 900 students who are pre-enrolled for their first year at Great Plains starting in August (and their parents and family members) enjoyed “Dinner with the Teacher”, April 28th.    Relationship building activities highlighted the evening as parents were paired with Great Plains instructors while current GPTC students welcomed the prospective newcomers.  Parents said they appreciated […]

Calendar 2017-2018

Calendar 2016-2017

Student Ambassadors Team Building Exercises

Eleven students selected for Great Plains new Ambassadors program have already undergone rigorous training on how to improve their public speaking skills and more “leadership in-service” is on the way. GPTC staff members provided the initial training that also included ice-breaker and team building activities. The Student Ambassadors will represent the technology center at public […]

GPTC Foundation funds record number of scholarships and grants

Great Plains Technology Center’s Foundation provided a record 348 scholarships and grants during the 2014-2015 school year.  The 501-c3 non-profit foundation’s mission is to support the tech center and traditionally that has been by providing a financial helping hand to students with tuition scholarships.  The foundation also provides emergency grants to students.  Grants have covered […]

Student Built House

Congratulations to John Mark and Paula Fisher of the Chattanooga area for their purchase of the Great Plains Student Built House!  They currently plan to move the 1,550 sq. ft. house to their farm by mid-August.  Mrs. Fisher was brought to tears of joy upon learning they had purchased the house by placing the top […]

Teacher Appreciation Video