Caroline Hughes, a Drumright native, has a long history of service to career and technology education at the local, state and national levels.
Hughes was appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education under three different presidential administrations. She was first appointed by President Nixon in 1971 and again under the Ford and Reagan administrations.
She also served as a member of Oklahoma's State Advisory Council for Vocational Education and the Oklahoma Manpower Advisory Committee. She also was appointed by the U.S. Attorney General to serve on the National Advisory Commission on Criminal justice Standards and Goals from 1971 to 1973.
Ms. Hughes was inducted into the CareerTech Hall of Fame in 1990.