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Perry Tech Hosts SkillsUSA State Championships

Perry Tech Hosts SkillsUSA State Championships - April 28, 2017

Yakima, WA - April 28, 2017 - The SkillsUSA State Championships took place in Yakima this year, with many events hosted at Perry Technical Institute. The competition gave high school students a chance to showcase their talents in career and technical education. Contestants from across Washington gathered in a central location, competing in categories covering everything from welding and carpentry, to 3-D animation and broadcasting. Events were ... Read More »

Yakima Rotary Awards Scholarships to Perry Tech Students

Yakima Rotary Awards Scholarships to Perry Tech Students - April 27, 2017

Congrats to these current and future Perry Tech students! They each received a generous scholarship from Yakima Rotary Club. We are so proud of our students and thankful for the generosity of Yakima Rotary. Dustin Appling Ryan Baasch Jimmy Buckman, Jr. Narciso Gutierrez, Jr. Jasmin Hernandez Jason Hobart Krystin-Michael Hursh Johnathan McBride Oscar Lita Moreno Joshua Pfenniger Austin Radebaugh Jason Paul Smith Hugo Uriostegui Pictured: Perry ... Read More »

Perry Tech Grads Thrive at Kwik Lok

Perry Tech Grads Thrive at Kwik Lok - April 03, 2017

Industry leader Kwik Lok is a proud supporter of students at Perry Technical Institute. Founder Floyd Paxton invented the plastic bag closure in 1952, and since then the company has grown to six production plants worldwide. In the midst of international success, Kwik Lok continues to donate time, energy, and finances into seeing Perry Tech students succeed. "Perry Technical Institute is a valuable asset to our local community," says Don Carrell, ... Read More »

Perry Tech Ranks #1 in National Study Featured in The New York Times

Perry Tech Ranks #1 in National Study Featured in The New York Times - February 20, 2017

YAKIMA, Wash.- Perry Technical Institute has achieved top national honors for student success. In a study featured in the New York Times of nearly seven hundred two-year colleges, researchers determined which schools were most effective at helping students climb the income ladder. They named Perry Tech the top two-year college in the nation for income mobility, specifically the highest chance a student would make more money than their parents. ... Read More »

Construction Students'

Construction Students' "He Shed" & "She Shed" Featured in Sundome Event - February 08, 2017

YAKIMA, Wash - February 8, 2017 -The new Perry Technical Institute Construction program is off to a great start, being featured in the 2017 Central Washington Home and Garden Show. The students' work took center stage alongside industry experts, February 10th-12th at the Yakima Sundome. The Construction program created both a "He Shed" and a "She Shed" to be raffled off, raising money for the new Perry Tech program. When the Central Washington ... Read More »

Summer Quarter Graduates - July 19, 2016

The following students from the Yakima Valley graduated from Perry Technical Institute on June 22. READ MORE... Read More »

Perry Tech Offers Free Preview - July 14, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash.--People interested in attending Perry Tech have a chance to tour it before deciding to enroll. READ MORE... Read More »

One-Year Construction Program Kicks Off in October - May 22, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Students interested in Perry Technical Institute will have yet another career option to consider beginning this fall. READ MORE... Read More »

Perry Tech Honors Students in a New Way - May 21, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash. - Perry Technical Institute will begin honoring students from each of its programs rather than one student per month. The Outstanding Achievement Awards will be presented to one student from each program every quarter. According to a Perry Tech news release, criteria includes having a "positive attitude, demonstrating strong leadership, maintaining an excellent attendance record, and possessing a strong work ethic." READ MORE... Read More »

Perry Tech Introduces Construction Program - April 28, 2016

YAKIMA, WA -- Perry Technical Institute is slated to begin a new program this fall. The construction program will train and prepare students for work in the construction industry. Perry Tech is introducing the year-long program as demand for skilled workers continues to grow across the region. CONTINUE READING... Read More »

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