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CV Tech Forges Training Relationship with Neighboring Halliburton

January 5, 2018

EL RENO – A natural training relationship has developed between Canadian Valley Technology Center and its newest neighbor on Historic Route 66 in central Oklahoma – Halliburton Company.

CV Tech is host to weekly training classes for new Halliburton employees hired from surrounding communities. The oilfield services company – founded in Oklahoma in 1919 – has invested significantly in the area over the past three years.

Santa’s Helpers Keeping Busy at CV Tech This Holiday Season

December 19, 2017

CHICKASHA – Presents with colorful gift-wrapping are stacked neatly in aisles between desks of a classroom at Canadian Valley Technology Center.

There are dozens and dozens of gifts, some with red wrapping paper. Others feature snowmen, snowflakes or Santa. There are bicycles too, unwrapped, of course. Surely no tree in Grady County could hold this bounty.

Canadian Valley Tech Honored as a Top Workplace for Fifth Consecutive Year

December 11, 2017
 

EL RENO – Every year that a list of Oklahoma’s Top Workplaces has been produced, Canadian Valley Technology Center has been among the very best.

For the fifth consecutive year, the school has received the distinction of an Oklahoma Top Workplace. No other educational entity has been recognized as often, and no other mid-size organization has received the distinction all five years.

Area Teen Constructs Shed for Teen Charity with Skills Learned at CV Tech

December 7, 2017

EL RENO – John Benson could barely lift his arms at night. Fourteen-hour work days seemed to run together.

Constant bending, lifting, cutting and carrying 2-by-4 boards was taking its toll.

Somehow, he persevered and kept returning each day to the job site.

Benson, 17, was committed to a promise he made to a local charity. He would build a 12-foot by 16-foot storage building in four weeks and charge the charity nothing.

CV Tech to Host VEX Robotics Tournament at Mustang North Middle School

November 30, 2017

YUKON – Canadian Valley Technology Center is host to its first VEX Robotics regional competition on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Dozens of teams are expected for the event, which will be held at Mustang North Middle School (10901 SW 15th St.).

CV Tech’s teams for the event are comprised of high school students enrolled in Pre-Engineering from the Dr. Earl Cowan Campus and the Chickasha Campus.

Body Shop Experts Share Key of Investing in Self with CV Tech Students

November 30, 2017

EL RENO – An Oklahoma-based business is expanding and is actively searching for its next generation of employees.

Jason Mathies, manager of Yukon’s Collision Works body shop, took a step in that direction on Tuesday while speaking to students enrolled in Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Auto Collision program.

He encouraged students to invest in themselves in order to thrive in the collision repair industry.

Snow and Ice Workshop for Public Service Groups Planned Dec. 4

November 20, 2017

CHICKASHA – One area school is already battling wintry snow and ice accumulations on roadways.

No freezing precept has yet fallen, but officials at Canadian Valley Technology Center want to equip local, county and statewide agencies with knowhow. 

CV Tech has partnered with the Center for Local Government Technology at Oklahoma State University to offer a winter storm emergency workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dec. 4.

CV Tech Students Serve at Governor’s Celebrating Women Luncheon

November 6, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Five Canadian Valley Technology Center students were among top female leaders across the state on Tuesday (Oct. 31) during the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women “Celebrating Women Luncheon” in the Phillips Pavilion on the Governor’s Mansion grounds.

CV Tech Students Build New Baseball Lockers at El Reno High School

November 6, 2017

EL RENO – Admittedly, the diamond Keith Hill sees everyday needed a little polish around the edges.

Hill, who coaches the El Reno High School baseball program, recently had a brainstorming session with Athletic Director Rod Haydon and Superintendent Craig McVay.

The men were exploring options for upgrading a worn out locker room that had become an eyesore at an otherwise nice baseball facility.

Hill said the baseball program is on the rise, and he thinks all the facilities should reflect the return to prominence.

CV Tech Hosts SkillsUSA Leadership Conference

November 3, 2017

EL RENO – More than five hundred students from across the state converged on Canadian Valley Technology Center’s campus for the Northwest District Fall Leadership Conference on Thursday.

CV Tech Student Organization Coordinator Wendi Ferrell said the event had outgrown previous hosting sites.

“Since we have this outstanding facility, we offered to host the event,” she said.