Moore native crowned Miss Hispanic UCO 2013
Moore native Yoselin Vallejos, a freshman molecular biology and forensic science major, was crowned Miss Hispanic UCO 2013 at the university’s annual scholarship pageant April 13. Vallejos will receive a $1,600 tuition waver. She competed against 10 other students for the honor.
- Girl Scouts rededicate statue in Mitch Park
Oklahoma State University team wins Red Bull Land Rush challenge
The wind wasn’t the only thing sweeping down the plain Saturday as the Red Bull Land Rush stormed into Oklahoma City. Twenty teams of three competed in the spirited 4-mile race along the Oklahoma River trails. Claiming the deed to a city suite in Chicago for Lollapalooza 2013 was “Pup n’ Suds” from Oklahoma State University. Team members Michael Custer, Trent Renshaw and Jacob Stivers, all of Edmond, are ready to put down their books and head to the Windy City for the three-day concert event.
Rotary awards four $2,000 scholarships
Edmond Rotary Club awarded four $2,000 scholarships to Edmond students recently.
Awarded were Kelsey Belden and Kelly Karguth, both of Memorial; Taylor Carter of Santa Fe; and Preston Williams of North.
Deer Creek Intermediate School installs commemorative wall
Deer Creek Intermediate School recently finished installing its third tile wall as a way to help the students become part of something larger than themselves and to commemorate the naming of the former Deer Creek Middle School to Deer Creek Intermediate School housing fifth- and sixth-grade students.
Each student had a chance to sign a tile and some of the students painted quilt patterns in shades of blue to join the other two tile commemorative walls in the front of the school.
Bonnie Gull, the school’s art teacher for more than 23 years, was approached by Principal Marshall Ottinger at the beginning of the school year with the idea of making an art piece to tie in with the opening of the new intermediate school.
UCO student to present wheelchair maneuvering research at national event
University of Central Oklahoma student Travis White, a senior Computer Science major from Jimtown will present his research on wheelchair maneuverability to members of Congress and the national science community April 24 at the Council of Undergraduate Research’s annual event “Posters on the Hill” in Washington D.C.
11 compete for Miss Hispanic 2013 crown at UCO
University of Central Oklahoma students will compete for the Miss Hispanic UCO 2013 title during the university’s annual scholarship pageant at 7 p.m. tonight in Central’s Constitution Hall at the Nigh University Center.
Deer Creek’s last day of school is May 23
In Deer Creek School District’s 2012-13 School Calendar, five Inclement weather days were built into the calendar in case they were needed to make up school days. Only one day was used this school year for an inclement weather day.
OKASBO selects EPS former chief financial officer for honor
OKASBO selects EPS former chief financial officer as School Business Officer of the Year
Members of the Oklahoma State Business Association of Business Officers have unanimously named David Fraser, Edmond School District’s former chief financial officer, the recipient of 2012-13 School Business Officer of the Year.
Applications available for ECU Oklahoma Business Week camp
The Second Annual Oklahoma Business Week Camp, hosted by East Central University, will be June 2-7.
The camps is open to all high school students who will complete the ninth through 12th grades in the spring of 2013.
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