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NWTC Gears Up for Sophomore Tours!

NWTC, Alva campus will be hosting Sophomores on the following days for Tours:

Alva High School – Thursday, February 16th

Freedom, Burlington, Cherokee, and Waynoka High Schools – Monday, February 27th.


NWTC, Fairview campus will be hosting Sophomores from Aline-Cleo, Canton, Fairview, and Ringwood – Wednesday, February 22nd.

Certified Welders

Industry Credentials

Industry certifications, credentials, and licensures are essential to the success of students in every workforce area. NWTC has established a goal that all career major students will earn at least one industry certification that has been aligned to the student’s career major. Certifications include, but are not limited to: ASE, Department of Labor Welding, Health certifications and licensures, ProStart.

WorkKeys Credentials

The ACT WorkKeys Assessment is administered to all full time students attending NWTC.  Results from WorkKeys scores are utilized to assess student performance, strengths, and validate student skills relating to industry standards.  NWTC utilizes the skill standards for Reading for Information, Locating Information and Applied Mathematics to measure and provide a baseline of data reflecting career readiness in core skills deemed critical for job success.

NWTC Staff Hold State Office for 2016-17 School Year!

Shawn Cusack was selected by the members of OkACTE STEM to serve a second term as the 2016-17 OkACTE STEM Northwest vice-president.

This is Shawn’s 6th year teaching. His family is a strong, proud OSU family. Shawn, his wife, and oldest son are OSU graduates. His next son is scheduled to graduate in May. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Science Animal Science with a Business option. He is currently working on his Master of Education, School Administration from Southern Nazarene University.  Shawn is an affiliate with the OU Electrochemistry Department, his project is working with oxalic acid degradation of 1018 Carbon Steel sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Shawn is a HOSA adviser at Northwest Technology Center, Fairview. His Biomed students have placed 2nd in Chemistry and Environmental Science at the Oklahoma State Science Fair in Ada, OK over the past two years. Shawn has worked with the local FFA to send two teams to compete at nationals for the Ag-Science fair over the last two years as well.

OkACTE is the professional organization for nearly 3,500 career and technology educators in Oklahoma.  Its members are career and technology educators from comprehensive high schools, technology centers, Career Tech skills centers, higher education and staff members of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Stillwater.  

Congratulations Shawn!

SkillsUSA Competes at District Contest

NWTC, Alva campus Automotive results for District contest:

Justin Werve, adult student, finished 2nd in the Post-secondary division of the Automotive Service Regional Contest and Qualified for State.

Jeremiah Hoover, AHS senior, finished 1st in the Secondary division and also qualified for State contest.

Wyatt Crouch, AHS senior, finished 5th place in the Secondary division.

Instructor Ron Rader.

NWTC, Fairview campus Automotive District contest results:

David Beyer, adult student, finished 1st in the Post-secondary division of the Automotive Service Regional Contest and Qualified for State.

Shane Rippe, FHS senior, finished 6th place in the Secondary division.

Instructor Bobby Watson.

Digital Design Student Goes Social for Tours

Each year Northwest Tech, Fairview campus creates a promotional poster for each individual student in our school for Sophomore Success Tours. Mrs. Schanbacher’s Digital Design class has been given the opportunity to create the artwork for the posters. This year Kate Tovar’s Instagram theme won the contest, which looks fantastic hanging in the hallways! Congratulations Kate! #waytogo