Gordon Cooper Technology Center Moves Graduation Indoors

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Due to forecasted rain and thunderstorms Friday, Gordon Cooper Technology Center will move its Graduation Ceremony, originally scheduled to be held outside, to the Seminar Center on the main Shawnee campus.

The ceremonies will still take place at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday. Guests will not be allowed to attend in person due to limited space in the Seminar Center, but the ceremony will be live streamed here, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_fnQne0aRtk2nvcUCqw20w.

All other graduation details will remain the same. GCTC graduation is free and we encourage all 2021 GCTC graduates to participate, but attendance is optional. GCTC will provide cap, gown, tassel, honor cords (if merited), announcements and a mask to be worn at graduation. A professional photographer will be at the graduation ceremonies and will offer pictures to all graduates.

The following programs will be a part of the 9 a.m. ceremony; Aviation Maintenance Technology, Business Education Technology, Carpentry & Masonry Trades, Collision Repair Technology, Cosmetology, Professional Diesel Technician, Early Care & Education, Graphic Design, Health Careers (Shawnee), Advanced Health Careers, Applied Health Careers, Heating and Air Conditioning & Refrigeration.

The following programs will be a part of the 1 p.m. ceremony; Automotive Services Technology (Shawnee), Automotive Services Technology (Seminole), Precision Machining, Computer Network Technology, Criminal Justice and Emergency Services, Digital Careers, Electrical Careers, Health Careers (Seminole), Pre-Engineering Academy and Applied Welding Technology.

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.

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