Congratulations to Practical Nursing student Jenny Smith for being awarded the Martha Overstreet Nursing Scholarship! The award, presented by Jodie Roberts, is worth $500.00.
Lion’s Club names Students of the Month at RRTC for November
The Duncan Noon Lion’s Club has named Red River Technology Center Health Careers Certification student Brooklyn Sullivan and Biomedical Science Academy student Ty Scott as Students of the Month for November.
Brooklyn Sullivan, a senior at Velma-Alma High School, is active in track, BETA Club, National Technical Honor Society, and serving as a teacher’s aide. She is also active in HOSA-Future Health Professionals, where she serves as an officer.
In the community, Sullivan has volunteered her time with the BETA Day of Caring, the Comet Clothes Closet, the BETA Pink Out, Halloween Trunk or Treat, the Toy Drive, and the Food Bank.
After graduation, Sullivan plans to attend nursing school at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and become a travelling nurse or possibly a nurse practitioner.
Ty Scott, a senior at Marlow High School, is active in football, wrestling and golf. He’s also a member of the National Honor Society and participates in school safety meetings.
In the community, Scott volunteered his time doing random acts of kindness for two hours a day, one day a month through student council. He’s volunteered with the tree painting in Marlow, the Marlow Ag Labor Auction, and has also completed volunteer work through his church.
After graduation, Scott plans to attend Ole Miss University and focus on pre-dental. He then plans to attend dental school and eventually move back to Marlow to take over his parents’ dental practice.
For more information about Red River Technology Center and its programs, visit www.rrtc.edu or call 580-255-2903.
Ten Red River Technology Center Practical Nursing students were awarded the Fall 2021 Otha Grimes Scholarship by the Oklahoma Foundation for Career and Technology Education. The scholarships, which vary in amount, are awarded twice a year in the fall and spring. Receiving the scholarships were Kurstin Hill, $500.00; Toyah Barton, $500.00; Brigetta Meddler, $400.00; Brandi Morriston, $300.00; Ana Tamez, $300.00; Ashley Carnley, $300.00; Kristie Cotton, $300.00; Zachary Harper $250.00; Erica Dodson, $250.00; and Treasure Gibbs, $250.00.
The RRTC Health Careers HOSA-Future Health Professional morning and afternoon chapters recently elected officers for the 2021-2022 school year. The students elected as officers are:
AM Health Careers HOSA-Future Health Professionals Chapter: Brooklyn Sullivan – Senior – Velma – Parliamentarian; Nikita Guthrie – Junior – Bray – Historian; Nichzdaly Sepulveda – Senior – Duncan – Reporter; Rolando Perez –Senior – Velma – President; Karamya Whitten – Senior – Duncan – Vice President; Lauran Absher – Senior – Duncan – Secretary; Ashley Souter – Senior – Marlow – Treasurer.
PM Health Careers HOSA-Future Health Professionals Chapter: Satara Gray – Velma – Senior – Parliamentarian; Briseida Diaz – Empire – Senior – Historian; Kyndle Chastain – Duncan – Junior – Reporter; Emma Rouse – Empire – Senior – President; Kaylen Jordan – Duncan – Junior – Vice President; Cheyenne Quick – Waurika – Senior – Treasurer; Jeanie Hall – Epic – Junior – Secretary.
Congratulations to Practical Nursing students Herlinda Sanchez, Harold Moran-Zamora, and Cruz Diaz for being named 2020-21 Jerry D. Morris Scholarship recipients! The scholarship is presented in memory of former RRTC superintendent Jerry Morris and is worth $500.