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Andrew Russ – Western Technology Center

Western Tech/Lone Wolf grad cracks the code for a promising tech career.

THEN: A Lone Wolf High School sophomore working as a repairman for a local computer consultant. When Andrew Russ toured Western Technology Center, the computer repair/networking program captured his attention. He enrolled the following year and completed the two-year program in eight months. He then transitioned into networking and focused on cybersecurity. In the Western Tech program, Andrew

  •  Achieved numerous certifications, including CompTIA A+/Network+, IC3 Digital Literacy, TestOut PC PRO, TestOut Network Pro, TestOut Security Pro and ACT Career Readiness Gold Certification.
  • Was involved in Skills USA, serving as secretary and president of his local chapter and as a state officer candidate.
  • Received certificates of completion, including PC Support Tech, Desktop Support Tech, Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics.

NOW: Employed full-time as a technical support analyst for the BancFirst Corp. Security Division in Oklahoma City. Andrew plans to continue his education online with Western Governors University, pursuing a cybersecurity and information assurance degree.

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