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Perry Technical Institute Named School of Excellence by ACCSC

Perry Technical Institute Named School of Excellence by ACCSC - July 06, 2017

Yakima, WA - July 6, 2017 - Perry Technical Institute has been named a 2017 School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This marks the second time in five years that Perry Technical Institute has been be awarded ACCSC's most prestigious institutional award. Perry Tech will be formally recognized by ACCSC, along with 14 other institutions located across the country, at the 2017 Professional ... Read More »


Perry Tech: An Intergenerational Legacy

Perry Tech: An Intergenerational Legacy - June 07, 2017

Yakima, WA - June 7, 2017 -As the owner of her own successful business, Nita Rudd beams with the most pride for her family - three generations of Perry Tech graduates. Nita is a 1992 Instrumentation grad and two of her children now attend the same school where she once studied. Her son Ricky is a June 2017 graduate of the Instrumentation program, and her daughter Brittany is studying Business Technology and Accounting. Nita's father, Heraclio '... Read More »


Employer Expo Largest to Date

Employer Expo Largest to Date - June 07, 2017

Yakima, WA - With resumes in hand and collared shirts freshly-ironed, hundreds of students made lasting connections with potential future employers at the Perry Tech Spring Expo. The expo was the largest to date, bringing in 75 companies from across the United States and Canada to Perry Tech. More than 165 representatives were on hand to meet the students, network, and even conduct on-campus interviews. The Perry Tech Career Services Department... Read More »


Perry Tech Honored with Community Leadership Award

Perry Tech Honored with Community Leadership Award - May 05, 2017

Yakima, WA - May 5th, 2017 - Perry Tech has received a Community Leadership Award for contributions to the Naches School District. The district honored Perry Tech at a district awards banquet, commending the institute for their commitment to make a difference in the community. Last year Perry Tech Electrical students and staff installed solar panels on top of the new Naches Elementary School. Prior to the installation, the school district ... Read More »


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 - March 31, 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 »



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