The Student Built House rolls off the Lawton campus headed towards its new home closer to Cache. More than 100 students enrolled in construction related programs (Carpentry, Construction Trades, HVAC and Residential Electricity) built the house over an 18-month period. It’s considered the “ultimate real world/hands-on project” for students interested in the building trades.
Great Plains Technology Center Superintendent and GPTC Foundation President, Clarence Fortney, r, presents a plaque to Buddy Green, CEO, of Liberty National Bank, for the bank creating the Clayton L. "Red" Green Memorial Scholarship to honor Buddy's late father.
Great Plains Technology Center Superintendent and GPTC Foundation President, Clarence Fortney, r, recognizes Ed Kayser for Mr. Kayser's creating the first endowed scholarship in Great Plains history. Mr. Kayser's $100,000 endowment will allow the center to award a one year Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, HVAC scholarship to a full-time HVAC student in perpetuity.
Foundation Chairman Chuck Wade presenting a plaque of appreciation to V-P Denise Floyd for successfully chairing the Foundation’s first ever “Cornerstone Partners’ annual campaign drive.
Charter members of the GPTC Foundation
Charter members of the GPTC Foundation when it was formed in 1980 post with former Oklahoma Governor George Nigh who was the featured speaker at the fundraiser. Pictured left to right are: Dr. George Bridges, Dr. Gilbert "Gib" Gibson, Gov. Nigh, Pat Henry, and GPTC Foundation Chairman of the Board, Charles "Chuck" Wade.
Loyd Benson, with former Lawtonian Dr. Gilbert "Gib" Gibson,
GPTC Foundation Board member, Loyd Benson, with former Lawtonian Dr. Gilbert "Gib" Gibson, an original member of the Foundation Board at the Fall Banquet.