Student Organizations

With regard to student organizations at Western Technology Center, parents and/or guardians have the right to withhold permission for a student to join or participate in one or more WTC extracurricular clubs or organizations.  It is the responsibility of the parent and/or guardian to notify WTC administration of his or her student’s withholding and prevent the student from participation in a club or organization from which participation is withheld.  No club or organization meeting shall be barred because a student who is not authorized to attend is present at the meeting. 

  • Mr. Jeff Lewallen, Western Technology Center Director of Student Services, is the Administrative Advisor for all student organizations.
  • Shelby Reimer, Student Services Specialist, is the Advisor/Coordinator for Western Technology Center Career Tech Student Organizations.

The student organizations opportunities at WTC include:

Business Professionals of America (BPA)Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Business Professionals of America (BPA): the mission of BPA is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class work force through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills.  Faculty Sponsor: 

  • Susanne Silk, Business Technology, Sayre


Educators Rising--The Mission

Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.  Faculty Sponsor:

  • Karla Wedel, Teacher Prep, Burns Flat

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA): the mission of HOSA is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.  Faculty Sponsor(s): 

  • Linda Badillo, Health Careers, Burns Flat
  • Kylee Chapman, Health Careers, Sayre
  • Shelby Gladd, Practical Nursing, Burns Flat
  • Shane Brashears, Biomedical Academy, Burns Flat
  • Kelly Pease, Dental Assisting, Weatherford

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS): the mission of NTHS is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.  Faculty Sponsor(s): 

  • Shelby Reimer, Student Services Specialist, Burns Flat
  • Jaime Partain, Counselor, Sayre

Skills USASkillsUSA

SkillsUSA: the mission of SkillsUSA is to promote a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force and to help each student excel.

Faculty Sponsor(s):

  • Automotive Collision Repair, Chris Carpenter, Burns Flat
  • Auto Service Technology, David Wright, Burns Flat
  • Business Technology, Michelle Potter, Burns Flat
  • Computer Repair/Networking, Jim Vanderford, Burns Flat
  • Construction Technology, Zach Mattox, Burns Flat
  • Cosmetology, Kathy Whitson, Burns Flat; Bill Helton, Sayre
  • Criminal Justice, Sarah Pierce, Sayre
  • Culinary Arts, Janelle Pease, Burns Flat
  • Diesel Technology, Andy Gearhart, Burns Flat
  • Multimedia Technology, Denise Wilkinson, Burns Flat
  • Service Careers, Greg Wedel, Burns Flat
  • Welding Technology, Don Hart, Burns Flat; Randy Henderson, Sayre

TSA LogoTechnology Student Association

Leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM concepts through intracurricular programs. Faculty Sponsor: 

  • Beth Richert, Pre-Engineering, Burns Flat