OTC In the News: Aug. 14–21, 2015

News Releases OTC Center for Workforce Development to host ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, August 14 OTC In the News Tuition rates cut for some Missouri residents next year at Northark Thursday, August 20 Harrison Daily Local firefighters prepare for possible response…

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Tobacco-free Policy

Tobacco-free policy

Welcome to another school year at Ozarks Technical Community College. As you begin the fall semester, please be aware that all OTC campuses and centers are tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes is prohibited. This includes, but…

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A+ program gives student second chance

Michaela Cate

Michaela Cate

Don’t tell Michaela Cate she can’t do something because she loves to show people she can.

Cate has used her A+ scholarship to become a physical therapy assistant even though, at one point, it didn’t look like she was going to get through the program.

“I wouldn’t have made it through financially without A+,” the Lincoln, Mo., high school graduate said. “I wouldn’t be in college without A+.”

The A+ program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private two-year vocational/technical schools in MIssouri.

In high school, Cate more than met all of the requirements needed to be eligible for the A+ scholarship. Besides having the grades that were required, she served on school committees, teams and societies.

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