Giovanni Sanchez

Challenges can’t stop OTC student from earning prestigious leadership scholarship

Giovanni Sanchez has overcome more challenges than most 20-year-olds. Now, a semester away from an associate degree in computer science, Giovanni is the first OTC student ever to earn the Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship. Born in California to Mexican parents, Giovanni, like his three siblings, is a United States citizen, but his parents are not.…

Remembering Jackie McKinsey

UPDATE: The McKinsey family has postponed this event due to the current circumstances surrounding the COVID risk in Southwest Missouri, and extends apologies to those who made arrangements to attend. A rescheduled date will be announced soon. Ozarks Technical Community College has a history of attracting those leaders who go above and beyond, eagerly step…

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Helpful Hacks for Summer 2021

The summer semester is underway, and we’ve compiled our favorite OTC hacks to make your life a little easier in the coming weeks. Keep reading to learn how you can sign up for emergency text alerts, connect with student support services and learn the answer to the question, “To mask or not to mask?” Sync…

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OTC students honored for academics, leadership at MCCA virtual event

Eight Ozarks Technical Community College students were honored for their academic success and student leadership at the Missouri Community College Association’s Phi Theta Kappa and Student Leadership Virtual Celebration, held April 21. Student Leadership Award At the virtual event, three OTC students received MCCA Student Leadership Awards. The awards are presented annually to an outstanding…