OCU hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith will give presentations at Oklahoma City University April 2 as part of the Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poetry Series.
OCU, Oklahoma Humanities Council to host Ellison symposium
Oklahoma City University and the Oklahoma Humanities Council will host “Ellison at 100: A Centennial Symposium” from 12:30-5 p.m. March 8 to honor author Ralph Ellison.
Oklahoma State University releases Fall 2013 honor rolls
A total of 5,763 students were named to the 2013 fall semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 2,070 students named to the President’s Honor Roll for all “A” grades.
Local students asked to participate in Youth Art Sale
The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is now accepting applications for the 48th Annual Festival of the Art Youth Art Sale. Young artists ages 8-18 and live in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie or Seminole counties are eligible to apply. The Youth Art Show is a juried show that will feature original artwork from about 30 students on from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 at Festival of the Arts.
Transformative Learning Conference hosted by UCO
Advancing its mission to transform students’ lives through education, the University of Central Oklahoma will host its annual Transformative Learning Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 28 in Central’s Nigh University Center.
2 Troop 331 Boy Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank
Two Edmond Boy Scouts recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. The Scouts are Conner Stanley Blatt and Austin Matthew Sykora.
Sequoyah Middle School names Students of the Month
Sequoyah Middle School students of the month are teacher selected based on academic excellence, leadership skills and positive attitudes.
Dinner, auction kick off Memorial’s service project tonight
Although Edmond Memorial High School is the third district school to kick off its community service project, they were the first Edmond school to become involved in their community with a fundraiser.
Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program nominations end March 14
Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. Kids ages 6 to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships.
Edmond cadets sharpen shooting skills
Cadets progressing through the Edmond Police Department’s in-house Police Academy are sharpening their shooting skills at the agency’s firing range.
The cadets are working their way through the EPD’s 21-week in-house academy coordinated by Police Sgt. Jeff Richardson. Standard firearms qualifications include shooting from one to 50 yards, Richardson said.
“Accuracy, of course, is paramount in everything we do,” Richardson said. “Right now we’re crawling before we walk before we run.”
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