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“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 […]

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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

Pre-Engineering Open House

Great Plains hosted more than 150 guests at the Tenth Anniversary/Showcase for the Pre-Engineering program held on April 9th.  Guests included alumni, current and prospective students and their parents, community leaders,   Project Lead the Way officers, GPTC Foundation Board members and three GPTC Board of Education member: Dr. George Bridges, Howard Johnson and Arthur […]

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CELEBRATING 100 GRADUATING PN CLASSES AND 2,000 GRADUATES! GPTC’S FIRST LPN CLASS IN 1971.

When it comes to teaching licensed nurses to perform the tasks necessary to enter the workforce, a lot has changed in the past 20-50 years, but Great Plains Technology Center has stayed true to its goal of providing a most pragmatic education for its students. The current practical nursing group slated to graduate in May […]