Court Reporting Students Ready to Turn Pro

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Students from Gordon Cooper Technology Center’s Court Reporter program took a break last Friday to celebrate their near completion of the program and successful job placement.

Six students, Shannon Barton, Alexis Fierro, Aspen Howard, Taryn Thompson, Aspen Wardlow and Emily Wright have completed the written portion of the Certified Shorthand Reporter certification test. Four students are already working in the field in Bryan, McIntosh, Okfuskee and Oklahoma Counties.

The GCTC Court Reporter program enjoys a 60 percent completion rate, topping the national average completion rate of 23 percent.

For more information on the Court Reporter program, click here.

Gordon Cooper Technology Center is an accredited institution and is one of 29 Career and Technical Education options within Oklahoma's globally recognized Career Tech System. GCTC serves an area in East-Central Oklahoma covering approximately three counties. To learn more about Gordon Cooper Technology Center, click here.