Each spring Central Tech students participate in select CareerTech Student Organization (CTSO) leadership conferences including Business Professionals of America (BPA), Oklahoma HOSA-Future Health Professionals, and SkillsUSA. Competitive events test students on job readiness, public speaking, and various skills related to their class at Central Tech.

First place state winners move on to compete in the national competition for their respective CTSO.

Congratulations to this years state winners!

SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

April 23-25, 2023

L-R: Cody Davis, Depew; Morgan Flowers, Mannford; Community Action, 1st place
L-R: Faith Folden; Macy Tharp; Job Skills Postsecondary, 1st place
Augustus Blessington, Sapulpa; Motorcycle Service, 2nd place
L-R: Conner Elliott, Yale; Nathan Endicott, Cushing; Robotic and Automation, 1st place
Cooper Rhodes, Sapulpa; Motorcycle Service, 1st place
L-R: Brayden Elliot, Yale, 1st place; Justin Maker, Hominy, 2nd place; Truck Driving
L-R: Chloe Bigbear; Gracie Cooper (Ripley and Kellyville) Action Skills, 2nd place
L-R: Chelsea Pitzer, Cushing; Preslie Johnson, Yale; Action Skills, 3rd place
L-R: Gracie Cooper, Kellyville; Chloe Bigbear, Ripley; Action Skills, 2nd place
Eden Strickland, Drumright; Digital Photography Postsecondary, 1st place
Dakota Lidberg, Cushing; Advertising Design, 3rd place
Griffen Rhodes, Sapulpa; Motorcycle Service Postsecondary, 1st place
L-R: Garran Beaird, Kiefer; August Sains, Kellyville; Conner Lott, Sapulpa; Welding Fabrication, 3rd place
L-R: Journie Campbell; Eden Stricland; Emma Carter; Emilee Neal; Chandler Fowler not pictured; Chapter Business Procedure Postsecondary, 2nd place
L-R: Amber Fausto, Cushing; Ashlyn Toothman, Prue; Carolyn Overton, Ripley; Rebecca Womble, Kellyville; Eva Felmlee, Cleveland; Madison Gagliardia, Kellyville;
Jamison McNeil, Bristow; Job Skill Demo, 2nd place
Elijah Seal, Sapulpa; Motor Control, 2nd place
Louden Hill, Mannford; Motor Control, 1st place
L-R: Saree Norton, Sapulpa; Adam Frye, Cleveland; Audio Radio Production, 1st place
Thomas Winterbottom, Yale; Welding Sculpture, 1st place
Cherish Laughlin, Drumright; Extemporaneous Speaking, 1st place
Morgan Flowers, Mannford; Welding Sculpture, 2nd place
Joseph Holder, Cleveland; Motorcycle Service, 3rd place
Shawn Metzer, Cleveland; Place Welding Sculpture, 2nd place
Lillie Fletcher; Short Hair Design, 1st place
L-R: Ty Harelson, Davenport; Hayden Scanlon, Kellyville; David Perez, Olive; Levi Simpson, Cushing; Team Works, 3rd place

HOSA State Leadership Conference

April 17-19, 2023

Brianna Ramirez, Sapulpa, 1st Place in Medical Terminology (Secondary)
Abbigail Norman, 1st Place in Human Growth & Development (Post-Secondary)
Abbigail Norman, Sapulpa, 1st Place in Human Growth & Development (Post-Secondary)

BPA State Leadership Conference

March 5-7, 2023

L-R: Cole Marlow, Ripley; Noah Jones, Cushing; Andrew Wyre, K12; Dezirae White, Cushing; Kathryn Knapp, Cleveland; Aliviah Jolly, Mannford; Parliamentary Procedure Team, 1st place
L-R: Kamryn Thornton, Bristow; Layla Hicks Cates, Mannford; Aspen Nelson;Samantha Phillips, Hominy; Financial Analyst Team, 1st place
JoAnna Short; Daniel Sparger; Global Marketing Team, 3rd place
Maggie Battles; Priscilla Rogers; Economic Research Team, 2nd place
Priscilla Rogers, Mannford; Banking and Finance, 2nd place, Mannford
Maggie Battles, Ripley; Meeting and Event Planning, 3rd place
Kamryn Thornton, Bristow; Payroll Accounting, 2nd place
Trent Fine; Ethics and Professionalism Postsecondary, 1st place
Aliviah Jolly, Mannford; Parliamentary Procedure Concepts, 2nd place
Dezirae White; Basic Office Systems & Procedures Secondary and Parliamentary Procedure Concepts, 1st place
Gracelynn Delong; Autumn Hladik; Presentation Management Team Postsecondary, 2nd place
Gracelynn Delong; Advanced Interview Skills Postsecondary, 1st place
Isaiah Peterson, Sapulpa; Small Business Management Team, 1st place
Jimmie Hollan; Fundamental Word Processing Postsecondary, 1st place