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All video shot, edited, and produced by the 2021-2022 Information Technology class at PTC.


After 10-months in the HVAC program at Pontotoc Technology Center (PTC) during the 2021-2022 school year, student Justin Martin immediately landed a great job...

Martin says about his chosen field, “I love working with my hands, troubleshooting issues, and helping people. When asked if he could share something unexpected about his experience, he says, “Be ready for hot days!”
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PTC Names New Superintendent

The PTC Board of Education voted unanimously March 10th to hire Travis Graham as the district’s new superintendent beginning July 1, 2022.

“I am very excited and grateful for the opportunity to work for Pontotoc Technology Center and the communities  we serve. PTC has a great staff and partnerships that I very much look forward to working with,” Graham said.
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Think of massive steel structures used in roadwork and farming. Think about the skilled and hard-working welder building them. Are you thinking of an 18-year-old girl two days after her high school graduation? Why not!?
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PTC Student (Welding AND Automotive) Jordan Melville recently began working at Powerlift in Ada. Jordan, all of us at PTC wish you the best. Congratulations on the new job! Jordan's skills and dedication led to a great career opportunity.
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Photo of David Balliet next to Ada Custom Memorial and Granite sign


PTC is committed to anticipating needs and educating our customers to provide a trained workforce in Oklahoma. Certainly in this story, these two ideals compliment each other quite well. Recently, Information Technology student, David Balliet began working for Ada Custom Memorials and Granite..... Read the Story

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Game Changing Skills
for the Family

The Whitings live on a remote farm in Chile with a home base in the PTC district. When they needed to learn how to weld on their family farm, they relied on PTC to get the job done... Read the Story

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Student Profile: Buddy Pearce

Former PTC Student, Buddy Pearce, followed his dream to the highest, driest, windiest, coldest continent on the planet. He is deployed six to seven months a year at McMurdo Station, a U.S.-managed scientific research station. Read the Story

What People Say About Us

"The training I received at Pontotoc Technology Center provided me with the skills to pass my state board certification."

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Colbi Lawson,
Former Student

“Before I came to school here I had a little experience working on computers and my resume kept getting passed around because I didn’t have any other qualifications. After passing my certifications I had two job interviews within two weeks. PTC has given me several opportunities and the job I have today with RamJack.”

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Colby Shackelford

"I've always had an interest in computers, so I went into Information Technology… Every certification I got here [at Pontotoc Technology Center] basically got my job for me."

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Mesha McNeil
Former Student

"I first became interested in welding when our agricultural class offered it at the end of the year and I was the only girl who actually tried it out. I chose PTC because my older sister did and she had success finding a job."  

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Sierra Brown
Former Student