Paige Christy - Meridian Technology Center
THEN: A Stillwater Junior High and High School student who enjoyed action. Paige played basketball, softball and oboe. She was a captain of the color guard; a member of band, National Honor Society and Beta Club; and president of Stillwater Technology Student Association. Later, as a pre-engineering charter member at MTC she was able to
- Learn advanced design, drawing, math and science to apply in hands-on situations.
- Gain independence and respect in a male-dominated class.
- Participate in a FIRST Robotics team competition.
NOW: Paige is a junior at Oklahoma State University, where she is studying fire protection and safety technology. After a summer wildfire burned down her family’s barn and barely spared her home, Paige is now considering a focus on safety engineering. She is a member of the OSU band and color guard and has a summer internship with Marathon Oil Company in Oklahoma City.