The Edmond Sun

December 12, 2013

Southeastern Oklahoma State University fall commencement set for Saturday


Special to The Sun

DURANT — DURANT — Local businessman and alumnus J. Scott Crain will be the speaker at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s fall commencement. Commencement will be Saturday in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.

Edmond has three candidates for graduation including Ping-Chieh Cheng, Lonnie Feemster and Erin Alicia Semtner.

Two ceremonies will be held with one taking place at 10 a.m. and one taking place at 2 p.m.

From 10-11 a.m. ceremonies will include the: School of Arts & Sciences, John Massey School of Business, Master of Technology, Master of Science (Occupational Safety & Health), Master of Business Administration and Master of Science (Aerospace Administration and Logistics).

Ceremonies from 2-3 p.m. will include the: School of Education & Behavioral Sciences, Master of Arts (Clinical Mental Health Counseling), Master of Education, Master of Arts (Teaching) and Master of Science (Sports Studies and Athletic Administration).

Scott Crain is a 1984 graduate of Southeastern, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He is currently owner-operator of Texoma Manufacturing, LLC and started his first manufacturing company (now Waste Quip) 25 years ago in Durant.

A graduate of Durant High School, he is active in the community, having served as a founding member of the Durant Sports Association, which raised funds for the Durant Sports Complex. He was also a member of the Durant Community Facilities Authority, which oversaw the construction of the complex as well as the improvements at Paul Laird Football Field.

Edmond has three candidates for graduation including Ping-Chieh Cheng, Lonnie Feemster and Erin Alicia Semtner.