Student Organizations

With regard to student organizations at Western Technology Center, parents and/or guardians have the right to withhold permission for a student to join or participate in one or more WTC extracurricular clubs or organizations.  It is the responsibility of the parent and/or guardian to notify WTC administration of his or her student’s withholding and prevent the student from participation in a club or organization from which participation is withheld.  No club or organization meeting shall be barred because a student who is not authorized to attend is present at the meeting. 

  • Mrs. Kathe Corning, Western Technology Center Director of Student Services/Assistant Superintendent, is the Administrative Advisor for all student organizations.
  • Shelby White, Student Services Specialist, is the Advisor/Coordinator for Western Technology Center Career Tech Student Organizations.

The student organizations opportunities at WTC include:

Business Professionals of America (BPA)Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Business Professionals of America (BPA): the mission of BPA is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class work force through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills.  Faculty Sponsor: 

  • Susanne Silk, Business Technology, Sayre

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA): the mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education.  Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge and vocational preparation.  Faculty Sponsor: 

  • LeElla Lee, Culinary Arts, Burns Flat


Educators Rising--The Mission

Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.  Faculty Sponsor:

  • Karla Wedel, Teacher Prep, Burns Flat

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA): the mission of HOSA is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.  Faculty Sponsor(s): 

  • Linda Badillo, Health Careers, Burns Flat
  • Kylee Chapman, Health Careers, Sayre
  • Shelby Gladd, Practical Nursing, Burns Flat
  • Shane Brashears, Biomedical Academy, Burns Flat
  • Kelly Pease, Dental Assisting, Weatherford

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS): the mission of NTHS is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.  Faculty Sponsor(s): 

  • Shelby White, Student Services Specialist, Burns Flat
  • Jaime Partain, Counselor, Sayre

Skills USASkillsUSA

SkillsUSA: the mission of SkillsUSA is to promote a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force and to help each student excel.

Faculty Sponsor(s):

  • Automotive Collision Repair, Chris Carpenter, Burns Flat
  • Auto Service Technology, David Wright, Burns Flat
  • Business Technology, Michelle Potter, Burns Flat
  • Computer Repair/Networking, Jim Vanderford, Burns Flat
  • Construction Technology, Zach Mattox, Burns Flat
  • Cosmetology, Kathy Whitson, Burns Flat; Linda Johnson, Sayre
  • Criminal Justice, Sarah Pierce, Sayre
  • Diesel Technology, Andy Gearhart, Burns Flat
  • Multimedia Technology, Denise Wilkinson, Burns Flat
  • Service Careers, Larry Terry, Burns Flat
  • Welding Technology, Don Hart, Burns Flat; Randy Henderson, Sayre

TSA LogoTechnology Student Association

Leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM concepts through intracurricular programs. Faculty Sponsor: 

  • Beth Richert, Pre-Engineering, Burns Flat