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Oklahoma’s 2018 Teacher of the Year, Donna Gradel, was the featured speaker at the Great Plains Technology Center Scholarship Luncheon, November 1st. A science teacher, Gradel is now in her 30th year of teaching, the last 23 of which have been at Broken Arrow High school where she teaches Innovative Research and Environmental Science. “Today’s […]

MEET, GREET, AND COMPLETE Event Thursday, August 9th from 4-7 p.m

Principal Kirk Mullenix is ready to greet new and returning high school students at our second annual MEET, GREET, AND COMPLETE event Thursday, August 9th from 4-7 p.m. in the Worley Seminar center located in Building 300. Students will meet their instructors and fellow students; get their supply lists; complete forms; get their ID card; […]

Nearly 350 high school students commit to attend GPTC for the 2018-2019 school year by signing an official Letter of Intent.

Students accepted into Great Plains Technology Center’s high school career majors completed their admissions process by signing an official Letter of Intent to attend Great Plains for the 2018-2019 school year during the second annual Signing Day events at both the Frederick and Lawton Campuses. The Frederick campus held its Signing Day on April 26th, […]

Great Plains Technology Center to offer Truck Driver Training course this summer

Great Plains Technology Center in partnership with Caddo Kiowa Technology Center will offer a Truck Driver Training (Class A CDL) course here at the Great Plains campus. Dates for the 6-week, 253 hour course are July 10-August 18. The trucking industry continues to be a major employer in the United States, with almost 9 million […]

GPTC Ambassadors learn leadership

The Great Plains Technology Center Ambassadors Program held their monthly training session on January 25, 2017, from 8:30 AM to 2:50 PM in the Building 100 Auditorium. This month’s training focused on leadership. The training consisted of various speakers and exercises to teach students the value of leadership. Phil Kennedy, owner of Comanche County Lumber […]

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Great Plains Technology Center Named Gold Star School for 11th time

Great Plains Technology Center was named a Gold Star School for the 11th consecutive year at the 49th Annual Oklahoma Association of Career and Technical Education (OKACTE) held in Oklahoma City, August 1-2, 2016. The Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers developed criteria for the Gold Star School Award establishing technology centers as exceptional in service […]


Fifty-four Great Plains Technology Center students were selected for the tech center’s first ever “Student Ambassadors” program. All 21 high school and joint high school/adult programs are represented. Student Ambassadors will represent the school at public functions and assist with Great Plains Tech Showcase scheduled for November 30th-December 2nd. “The Student Ambassadors is a leadership […]

Great Plains Fall Banquet and Community Celebration

More than 250 GPTC patrons swelled McCasland Ballroom, Cameron University on October 26th at Great Plains Fall Banquet and Community Celebration.  The event’s goal was to elevate awareness of how Great Plains Technology Center and its non-profit Foundation work together to help ensure student access to career education.  Guest Speaker for the event was LTG, […]

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 […]