Miller, Fairchild Named CV Tech’s Top Students at Cowan, Holt Campuses

YUKON – Graduating high school seniors Kathryn Miller and Steven Fairchild, both of Yukon, were named Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Foundation Outstanding Scholars at the school’s graduation ceremony Wednesday at Yukon’s Fine Arts Auditorium.

Each was chosen as Student of the Year in their respective program. Miller has completed the Biomedical Sciences program. She plans to enroll at the University of Oklahoma and major in Biology. Miller, already a certified yoga instructor, wants to follow with a Master’s Degree in Yoga Therapy and then seek a Doctorate in physical therapy with hopes of making that her career.

Fairchild has completed the Computer Information Systems program. He wants to go to work for a computer service company. Fairchild placed second in the nation at the Business Professionals of America contest in the computer security category.

Other honorees include Cortlyn Detrick of Yukon, who is the first recipient of the Howard Griffin Memorial Scholarship Award, named in honor of CV Tech’s former Heat and Air instructor who died in November.

Winners of Lions Club awards were Jaydon Miller, of Union City, and Kristen Rother, of Calumet. Students receiving National Technical Honor Society Jon H. Poteat scholarships were Abigail Soria and Derrick Moore.

CV Strong award winners were Skyler Ward, of Oklahoma City, Audrey Erlitz, of Mustang, and Steven Woolbright, of Piedmont.

The Superintendent’s Meritorious Award winners were Alma Martinez, of El Reno, and Victoria Pennock, of Mustang. Victoria Compton, of Yukon, was selected as the Dr. Marvin Denny Memorial Scholarship winner.