STILLWATER, Okla. – More than 270 students from Meridian Technology Center will be recognized for completing their training during the school’s upcoming graduation.
Student achievements will be recognized at 6 pm on May 23 at the Wes Watkins Center at Oklahoma State University.
In addition to students who are completing their career training, Meridian will recognize students who have maintained high academic standards throughout the school year and are members of National Technical Honor Society, the Leadership Class and Outstanding Students from each program area.
“Student success is something we are proud to celebrate,” said Superintendent/CEO Dr. Douglas Major. “Students who complete their career training at Meridian continue on to higher education or a job related to their program of study at a rate of nearly 90 percent. Whether students are college or career bound, we know their decision to become Meridian Made is a meaningful step on their journey to success, and we are excited to share this moment with them.”
Students attending Meridian are able to choose from one of more than 20 programs that can be customized to fit their pace and their individual learning style. High school students living in the Meridian district attend tuition free in either a morning or afternoon session and training takes approximately two years. Adults are able to attend full time or part time and typically complete programs in one or two years.
For more information on Meridian’s graduation ceremony call (405) 377-3333 or visit www.meridiantech.edu/graduation. Please note that May 23 is a revised date for graduation. Previous information from the school listed May 19. Due to a large event on OSU’s campus that day, the date was changed.
Meridian Technology Center has been a driver of economic development since 1975. With a mission to educate, enrich lives and secure economic futures, Meridian offers full-time career training programs, short courses, Business and Industry services and entrepreneurial support to residents from the Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater school districts.
For more information or to enroll visit www.meridiantech.edu or contact a career counselor by phone at (405) 377-3333 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509.