Gordon Cooper Technology Center

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Gordon Cooper Technology Center is a public career and technology education center in Shawnee, Oklahoma. It is part of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system.

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Namesake

Gordon Cooper, born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, was one of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury, the first manned-space effort by the United States.

Student organizations

The National Technical Honor Society has an active chapter on this campus.

See also

Coordinates: 35°22′49″N96°54′29″W / 35.38028°N 96.90806°W / 35.38028; -96.90806


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