Stillwater Medical Center was named Central Tech’s Partner for Progress and honored at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City on February 23.

“Stillwater Medical Center is a valuable partner; helping our students connect training and clinical skills to employment,” said Ron Dyer, superintendent, Central Tech.

The Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education (OkACTE) Partners for Progress award recognizes businesses and industries that have made outstanding contributions to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of career and technology centers in Oklahoma.

“Stillwater Medical Center hires several medical assistant students, LPNs, phlebotomists, they’re all over our hospital. They are way above average; I would say exceptional. Their students are very viable in the workplace,” said Lea Brown, human resources coordinator, Stillwater Medical Center.

Central Tech and Stillwater Medical Center have had a significant partnership for many years. Stillwater Medical Center provides Central Tech students opportunities to receive valuable knowledge during clinical experiences, preceptor rotations, internships, and tours. These training opportunities have resulted in employment for many graduates; benefiting Stillwater Medical Center and Central Tech. Stillwater Medical Center employees serve on Central Tech’s program advisory committees; freely offering their professional expertise and time.

Central Tech is proud to have Stillwater Medical Center as a Partner for Progress, and congratulates them on this award. To learn more about Central Tech visit CentralTech.Edu.