Four students were awarded the Rodney J. Love Scholarship during the RRTC Awards Ceremony held May 2. Receiving the $250.00 scholarships were: Reagan Julian, Health Careers; Justin Miller, Pre-Engineering Academy; Heather Pitcock, Business; and Bryce Johnson, Carpentry. The scholarship is given in memory of Love, who served on the RRTC School Board prior to his passing.
Three members of the Duncan High School class of 1968 awarded RRTC Health Careers student Tayler Janz with the first “Class of 1968” scholarship. The scholarship, worth $600.00 was presented by class of 1968 members Gretchen White, Kyle Collins, and Cheryl Sims. The group raised funds for the scholarship during their 50 year reunion.
Four RRTC students were recently awarded the Cameron University Tuition Fee Waiver, worth $1,000.00. Receiving the scholarships were: Rickey Wylie, Practical Nursing; Alexandria Jennings, Health Careers; Kaleigh Bowers, Health Careers; and Carly Mann, Practical Nursing.
Several Red River Technology Center students, from three different programs, recently competed and placed at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Contest. Winners were:
Practical Nursing students who placed at the State HOSA (all post-secondary):
Carly Mann (Rush Springs) – 2nd Place in Medical Reading
Dane Smith (Duncan) and Rickey Wylie (Comanche) – 2nd Place in CERT Skills
Marissa Beeson (Duncan), Charlie Romero (Duncan), and Stephanie Carrasco (Duncan) – 1st Place in Community Awareness
Kassie Hekia (Marlow) and Jessica Church (Duncan) – 3rd Place in Health Career Display
Health Careers students who recently placed at State HOSA:
Micah Harris (Central) and Brayden Strange (Walters) – 2nd place in CPR/First Aid
Arianah Lindstrom (Homeschool); Sam Richardson (Velma); Cheyenne Cain (Empire); Rachaele Stephenson (Homeschool); and Bethany Fullmer (not pictured, Empire) – 5th place in Public Service Announcement.
Biomedical Science Academy students who recently placed at State HOSA:
Trey Hunt (Empire) – 5th in Biomedical Science
Brooklin Bain (Comanche) – 5th in Sports Medicine
Micah Elroy (Marlow) – 1st in Prepared Speaking
Chloe O’Conner (Marlow) and Haliegh Bradley (Central) – 5th in Forensic Medicine
Kali Treat (Homeschool); Nathan Wright (Central); and Alli Spurlock (Marlow) – 1st in Creative Problem Solving
Three RRTC Business and Information Technology students recently placed at the State Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition held March 11-13 in Tulsa.
Representing the RRTC BPA Chapter were:
Kaylynn Self – 6th place in Medical Office Procedures; 7th place in Basic Office Systems and Procedures
Kaitlin Hillin – 4th place in Administrative Support Team; 1st place in Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Heather Pitcock – 4th place in Administrative Support Team; 7th place in Intermediate Word Processing
Kaitlin Hillin advances the National BPA Contest in Anaheim, CA on May 1-5, 2019.
Five RRTC students recently placed at the State SkillsUSA contest held in Tulsa. Award winners were: Terrell Cox, Electronics, 1st place in Job Interview; Aryanna North, Cosmetology, 1st place in Cosmetology: Nail Art Job Exhibit; Abbe Johnson, Cosmetology, 2nd place in Prepared Speech; Stephanie Mason, 2nd place in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; and Jacob Meador, CNC Machining, 3rd place in CNC Machining.
Each student also received a scholarship from the Kenneth and Juliette Woodward Endowment for the their accomplishments at the contest.