|[December 31, 2013]
Oklahoma Thunderbird Youth Academy Launches New Website
PRYOR CREEK, Okla. --(Business Wire)--
Thunderbird Youth Academy recently launched a new program website (http://www.ok.gov/thunderbird).
The site provides information about Oklahoma's Thunderbird Youth
Academy, and the National Guard Youth ChallenNGe Program, a
community-based program which trains and mentors 16-18 year old high
school dropouts so that they can become productive citizens in America's
"Thunderbird Youth Academy has graduated more than 3,700 of Oklahoma's
at-risk teens, putting them on a path of success," said Thunderbird
Youth Academy Director, Cherie Stierwalt. "I am pleased that this new
site can raise awareness of what Thunderbird Youth Academy can do for
Oklahoma's at-risk youth."
In addition to program information, the new website offers a cadet
application form, which is submitted online, program information in
English and Spanish, and easily accessible frequently asked questions
for those interested in the Thunderbird Youth Academy Programs.
The new website was built using OK.gov's GoGov Web Management Suite,
allowing for easy and quick web development and maintenance, while
utilizing a standard state agency web template. The Thunderbird Youth
Academy website and services result from a partnership between the Oklahoma
Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) and OK.gov.
More information about the new site can be found at http://www.ok.gov/thunderbird.
About the Thunderbird Youth Academy
Youth Academy is located within the City of Pryor in Northeastern
Oklahoma. The shared mission of Thunderbird
Youth Academy and the National Guard Youth Challenge Program is to
intervene in and reclaim the lives of 16-18 year old high school
dropouts, producing program graduates with the values, life skills,
education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as productive
is the official website of the state of Oklahoma and a collaborative
effort between the Oklahoma
Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) and Oklahoma
Interactive, LLC to help Oklahoma government entities Web-enable
their information services. OMES is responsible for OK.gov. Oklahoma
Interactive operates, maintains, and markets OK.gov and is part of
eGovernment firm NIC's
family of companies.
About NIC (News - Alert)
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is the nation's leading provider of official
government portals, online services, and secure
payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment
services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government
agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC
provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and
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