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Rakista Hampton - Chisholm Trail Technology Center

Rakista Hampton breaks the mold and becomes the first in her family to earn a degree.
Rakista Hampton - Chisholm Trail Technology Center

Rakista Hampton

THEN: A single mother struggling to support her child. DHS referred Rakista to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program at CTTC. She enrolled in the administrative assistant course and

  • Gained high-level technology and managerial skills.
  • Learned proper office procedures, telephone etiquette and the integration of computer software packages.
  • Received an administrative assistant certificate.

NOW: The first person in her family to earn a degree of any kind, Rakista graduated from Redlands Community College with an associate degree in general studies and from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management. She works at Langston University.