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Outstanding Senior Recognized

BIXBY TIES: In April, Northeastern State University Broken Arrow student Sarah Hartje was recognized as an NSU 2017 Outstanding Senior.

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In April, Sarah Hartje, of Bixby, was named one of Northeastern State University’s 2017 Outstanding Seniors during the inaugural Kaufman Medal Reception April 26, held in downtown Tulsa.

Hartje is a student at Northeastern State University Broken Arrow, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

The NSU Alumni Association bestows the Outstanding Senior recognition annually, honoring graduating seniors who have made significant contributions to NSU through academic achievement, campus leadership and involvement, community service, and honors and awards.

During the ceremony, NSU recognized Rachel Jackson, of Owasso, as the 2017 Jack Kaufman Senior of Distinction. Jackson is a psychology major with a minor in social welfare. After graduation, Jackson plans to attend the University of Oklahoma for the clinical and mental health program. She hopes to become a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor.

2017 Outstanding Seniors:

NSU Broken Arrow:
• Samir Ali, Tulsa, Cellular & Molecular Biology, minor in Psychology
• Sheena Bottorff, Cave Creek, Arizona, Environmental Health and Safety Management
• Jason Featherngill, Broken Arrow, Social Work
• Sarah Hartje, Bixby, Elementary Education
• Sarah Long, Claremore, Elementary Education
NSU Tahlequah: 
• Ashton Beauvais, Oktaha, Health & Human Performance, minor in Pre-Health
• Paige Butler, Inola, Hospitality & Tourism Management
• Sarah Butler, Blaregnies, Belgium, English Education
• Ryan Christie, Stilwell, Cellular & Molecular Biology
• Dillan Davis, Inola, Media Studies, Public Relations & Advertising, minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management
• Elizabeth DePriest, Muskogee, Speech-Language Pathology, minor in Music
• Taylor Eversole, Oklahoma City, Special Education, minor in American Sign Language
• Rachel Jackson, Owasso, Psychology, minor in Social Welfare
• Johnathon Ozturk, Park Hill, Accounting, Finance
• Jaclyn True, Pryor, Cellular Biology, minors in Chemistry & Mathematics
• Heather Wallace, Edmond, Hospitality & Tourism Management, minor in Communication
• Jared Ward, Ramona, Health & Human Performance, minor in Business
• Sky Wildcat, Muskogee, Psychology, Geography

Updated 06-01-2017

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