Oklahoma Business Choses CV Tech Student for Rebranding Project

CHICKASHA, OK (May 21, 2015) – They say necessity is the mother of invention and giving students opportunities for real-world experiences gave just that chance to an adult student at CVTech in Chickasha.

Central Oklahoma Manufacturer’s Association, a coalition of industries across Oklahoma, asked Colt Ferguson, a second-year Graphic Design student, to do some rebranding work on their logo.

CV Tech names Students of the Quarter, Coining award winners for forth nine weeks

CHICKASHA, OK (May 15, 2015) – Canadian Valley Technology Center recently honored outstanding students with “Student of the Quarter” and “Coining” awards for the third nine weeks period.

Students of the Quarter are chosen based on outstanding grades, regular attendance and exemplary classroom behavior. Coining awards are unique in that they are given at the discretion of the instructor.

CV Tech LPN Graduate Comes Full Circle

Great news for a CV Tech Practical Nursing graduate at our Chickasha Campus!

Kayla Woody, LPN, is now the practicing LPN who works with our students doing job shadowing at Ross Home Health Care.

Woody has come full circle. She once did a preceptor ship with a practicing LPN at Ross Home Health Care and is now serving student herself.

She went to work for Ross right after graduation. Preceptor ships work like this: each student does three days of home health or hospice. Any skill they are qualified to do, they get to do alongside her. “

National Contests Underway for CV Tech Students

YUKON – Third times can be charming. Though cliché, Justin Duenow of Mustang is convinced it is true.

Duenow, 18, recently completed Computer Programming at CV Tech’s Cowan Campus. He enrolled for a third year after graduating at Mustang High School in order to get additional training, though he’s been employed as a software engineer for almost a year at HealthSmart of Oklahoma City.

Nearly 300 Earn Diplomas at CV Tech Graduation in Yukon

YUKON – Cassidy Schnell and Logan Luker, both of Yukon, were named Foundation Outstanding Scholars as CV Tech’s top students during the graduation ceremony Wednesday night at the Fine Arts Center.

Both received $1,000 checks, courtesy of the CV Tech Foundation. They were among 285 graduates who received diplomas.

Schnell has completed Early Care and Education at the Holt Campus. Luker, who is home schooled, completed Biomedical Sciences at the Cowan Campus.


CHICKASHA – Makers have a common goal of tapping the unlimited stream of ideas racing through the human mind and moving the needle from passive consumers toward active producers. 

The so-called maker movement includes people of all ages who produce projects of all types. Robots, art, green energy and wearable electronics just to name a few. Even Raspberry Pi, which is nothing like apple pie but is certainly the heartbeat of homemade gadgetry and open electronics.


CHICKASHA – Police detectives in Chickasha have something new up their sleeves thanks to two area students.

CV Tech’s Interactive Media students Jacob Blue and Michael Ledbetter designed a new logo for the investigations unit at the Chickasha Police Department.

The idea for a new design was birthed by detectives, who were enrolled in evening photography classes at CV Tech.


Canadian Valley Technology Center has upgraded its brand to include a new logo mark. The school has featured roughly the same logo for the past quarter-century.

Superintendent Dr. Greg Winters sought a new brand to reflect a renewed spirit of commitment and camaraderie after the recent construction of a new building at the Chickasha Campus and in time for the re-opening of the El Reno Campus, which was destroyed by a May 2013 tornado.

“We’re aligning our marketing efforts behind a strong and consistent look, feel and experience,” Winters said.


YUKON – Canadian Valley Technology Center’s annual bedding plant sale is April 15-17 at Yukon Middle School’s greenhouse.

Besides bedding plants, students from CV Tech’s Service Careers program also will be selling hanging baskets, tomato plants and several varieties of pepper plants.

All plants were grown from seed in the greenhouse, which is part of the curriculum for Service Careers students.

The sale begins at 8:30 a.m. each day and continues until 3 p.m.

CV Tech’s Carver Named National AAFCS Teacher of the Year

CHICKASHA – Mary Beth Carver calls it the family business. Teaching is a passion passed through bloodlines for three generations of ladies in her family.

Carver, 52, of Chickasha, cannot imagine a career in anything else.

Others statewide and across the nation have taken notice of her dedication in the classroom. Carver has just been named American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) 2015 National Teacher of the Year.

She will accept the award at the AAFCS’ national convention in June in Jacksonville, Fla.