The Edmond Sun

Education

May 11, 2013

University of Central Oklahoma lists Edmond-area graduates

2 graduation ceremonies set for Saturday

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EDMOND — Luther

Zachary A. Anderson, Cum Laude, BAED, History Education

Karley L. Rogers, BSED, Early Childhood Education

Douglas Allen Yost Jr., Magna Cum Laude, BS, Accounting

Meridian

Margaret Diane Fraze, BA, Sociology-Substance Abuse Studies

    

Choctaw

Kathleen L. Kunkle, MBA, Business Administration       

Jennifer Marie Bauman, BS, General Studies

Zachary Paul Beaty, BS, General Studies

Preston Scott Bullard, BS, General Studies

April Dawn Burns, BS, Organizational Leadership

Sarah Christine Chalifoux, BBA, Business Administration-General Business

Michael James Crabb, BM, Music-String

Brittney N. Debner, BBA, Business Administration-General Business

Lynna Colleen Forbus, BBA, Business Administration-General Business

Nicole Marie Foust, Summa Cum Laude, BAED, English Education

Jesse JoLee Gatewood, BS, Chemistry-Health Sciences

Ashley N. Halbert, BA, English

Geoffrey Cole Hatcher, BS, Biology

Jennifer Lynn Hovland, BS, General Studies

Shelby VeNee Meadows, BBA, Management-Human Resource Management

Krystina Michelle Pettit, BS, Biology

Shannon Carol Powell, BBA, Business Administration-International Business

Mark Cameron Sauerwald, Magna Cum Laude, BS, Chemistry-Health Sciences

Gary J. Shires, BS, Organizational Leadership

Randall D. Smith II, BS, Mathematics

Crystal Lee Stuhr, Magna Cum Laude, BBA, Business Administration–General

Business

Kelsey Trammell, BS, Computer Science-Applied

Ashlee VanCuren, BA, Sociology

Kenneth M. Watkins, BA, English–Creative Writing

Taylor L. Williams, BA, Mass Communication-Public Relations

Cashion

Jeremy P. Tharp, BBA, Finance

Aubrie J. Williams, BA, Psychology

Coyle

Lindy Kay Hart, Magna Cum Laude, BBA, Finance

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    The University of Central Oklahoma recently announced the students named to the university honor rolls, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards.
    For the spring 2014 semester, 1,073 students made the President’s Honor Roll, an honor achieved by those who recorded a “straight-A” or 4.0 GPA.

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    After working a few human recovery cases on a volunteer basis with a variety of police departments, a question kept bugging Kama King.
    “You spend the whole day,” the UCO W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute student said, “sometimes days, searching for someone and only find a skull or a few bones and it just ate at me. Are we not finding this or is it not there to be found?”

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  • pm_Ramona Paul.jpg Keith, 5 others to receive service awards

    The 2014 Door-Opener Awards Gala dinner and silent auction Sept. 4, benefitting ASTEC Charter Schools, will recognize five outstanding Oklahomans and one Kansan for lifetime contributions made toward helping others in society maximize potential and achieve dreams.
    Those selected to receive a Door-Opener Award at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel event include Dr. Harvey Dean, Pittsburg, Kan.; Toby Keith and Tricia Covel, Norman; Former Gov. George P. Nigh, Edmond; the late Dr. Ramona Paul, Edmond; and Natalie Shirley, Oklahoma City.

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  • Edmond Youth Chorus auditions begin Monday

    The Fine Arts Institute of Edmond is seeking talented youth to try out for the upcoming season of the Edmond Youth Chorus.

    July 25, 2014

  • Rainbow Fleet introduces statewide child care line

    Oklahoma parents can now access a statewide program designed to provide resources and referrals for services across Oklahoma.

    July 25, 2014

  • Team Oklahoma Team Oklahoma brings home third place from NTAE

    Members of Team Oklahoma competing in the National Tournament of Academic Excellence placed third at the national competition held recently in Orlando.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Edmond School District’s change orders anticipated

    When building new schools and classrooms there may be additional costs, but when renovating older buildings those costs can more than double, according to a Edmond School District official.
    “When remodeling, you have unknown and hidden costs and you need to include in your budgeted funds for the built-in items you can not see,” said Bret Towne, Edmond’s associate superintendent of general administration.

    July 25, 2014

  • OC welcomes missionary, military families

    For the ninth consecutive year Oklahoma Christian University will host missionary and military families returning to the United States at Global Reunion 2014.
    The July 23-27 camp has doubled in size in the last two years with 150 participants from 43 countries on campus.
    The camp is for children who are known as Third Culture Kids (TCKs) though parents are allowed to attend sessions as well. Directors Kent and Nancy Hartman, missionaries-in-residence at OC, give tools and resources to families that have lived outside the United States and are now seeking to reenter U.S. culture. The Hartmans spent more than 10 years as missionaries in Australia and were surprised by the challenges of reintegrating their family into America.

    July 25, 2014

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  • OBU dance team celebrates National Dance Day

    In 2010, “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation co-president Nigel Lythgoe created National Dance Day in an effort to help people embrace dance and combat obesity on the last Saturday in July.
    This year, on July 26, Oklahoma Baptist University’s dance team will host a fundraiser that allows participants to dance all day for $30. The fundraiser will be in the Noble Complex on OBU’s campus.
    Cami Gower, an OBU junior and co-captain/co-founder of the dance team, said the team’s officers have been planning for their upcoming season since April. Gower is a graduate of Deer Creek High School.
    “Since then we have been coming up with better ways to reach the community with dance,” she said. “This day of dance was a great way to do it and help the team raise funds.”

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