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Doug Volkman - Canadian Valley Technology Center

Unemployed and homeless, Doug Volkman found direction and skills to earn a paycheck at Canadian Valley.

THEN: A man who was left jobless and homeless after suffering a work-related injury. Canadian Valley Technology Center, within walking distance of the homeless shelter, and its Precision Machining program helped Doug Volkman:

  • Earn several awards including Student of the Quarter and Precision Machining Student of the Year.
  • Become a member of CV Tech’s inaugural Adult Leadership Class.
  • Find immediate employment with Chickasha Manufacturing.

NOW: Employed at Chickasha Manufacturing as a machinist, Volkman was able to move out on his own for the first time in three years in January 2011.

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