Secondary Technical Center for High School Students

Secondary Technical Center for High School Students

SouthArk offers 5 Career and Technical programs available to high school juniors and seniors attending Union County High Schools, as well as the Arkansas Virtual Academy. Students participating in these programs are considered "dual credit," meaning they receive both high school and college credit simultaneously. In addition, tuition and books are provided by SouthArk at no cost to the student. 10th and 11th grade students can register for classes during their spring semester. Interested students should visit with their high school counselors about registering.  

Programs Offered:

  • Automotive Service Technology

  • Health Science Technology

  • Industrial Engineering Technology

    • Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I)

    • Industrial Maintenance

    • Chemical Process Technology

  • Medium/Heavy Truck Diesel Service Technology

  • Welding Technology

Partnering Schools:

  • Arkansas Connections Academy

  • Arkansas Virtual Academy

  • El Dorado High School

  • Home Schools

  • Junction City High School

  • Parkers Chapel High School

  • Smackover-Norphlet High School

  • Strong-Huttig High School 

  • Westside Christian Academy

Contact Ray Winiecki at 870-864-7110 or email.

3696 East Main St
El Dorado, AR 71730

Faculty and Staff

Winiecki, Ray
Dean, Career and Technical Education

Bourne, Katheryn
Instructor, Health Science Technology 

Carty, David
Program Director/Instructor, Process Technology 

Forrest, Shannon
Program Director/Instructor, Welding Technology

Tidwell, Karsten
Program Director/Instructor, Automotive Service Technology

Trussell, Garrett
Instructor, Welding Technology