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TPS Teacher Receives Money


ARVEST GIVES BACK: Dawna Jones, center, a teacher at McClure Elementary, stands with Rita Garrison, left, marketing manager for Arvest Bank, and Rebecca Lewis, Arvest Bank sales coordinator, after Jones accepted a check for $500 as part of Arvest Bank’s We Love OK Teachers campaign.


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Arvest Bank recently awarded three Greater Tulsa area teachers as winners of Arvest’s We Love OK Teachers campaign, including Dawna Jones, with Tulsa Public Schools’ McClure Elementary.

Jones plans to reward her students with a field trip to the zoo with her prize money.
The additional winners are Judy Mullins, with Lynn Wood Elementary in Broken Arrow, and Jenks Northwest Elementary’s Sarah Beyer.

The Arvest initiative to honor educators from a pool of more than 90 communities throughout the state by awarding more than $15,000 in prize money was launched in October. The campaign awarded a total of 33 teachers statewide.

“Teachers work tirelessly to shape and educate the children of Oklahoma, and we are grateful for their efforts,” says Arvest Marketing Manager Rita Garrison. “We hope these prizes can make their jobs a little easier.”

Towns included in the contest were: Adair, Ada, Afton, Aqua Park, Arkoma, Badger Lee, Bartlesville, Bethel, Bixby, Blackgum, Broken Arrow, Box, Catoosa, Chickasha, Choctaw, Choteau, Commerce, Copic Slab, Cottonwood, Coweta, Del City, Dale, Dewey, Duncan, Edmond, Elgin, Eufaula, Fairland, Foreman, Ft. Gibson, Gans, Glenpool, Gore, Gore Landing, Grove, Heavener, Jay, Jenks, Kansas, Lawton, Liberty, Marble City, Maple, McAlester, McLoud, Meeker, Miami, Midwest City, Moffett, Moore, Muldrow, Muskogee, Nicut, Norman, Nowata, Oklahoma City, Okmulgee, Owasso, Panama, Paradise Hill, PawPaw, Pocola, Poteau, Porter, Pryor, Quapaw, Redland, Reeder Ford, Roland, Sallisaw, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Seven Oaks, Shawnee, Spiro, Stillwater, Stilwell, Stoney Point, Sycamore, Tahlequah, Talihina, Tecumseh, Tulsa, Vian, Vinita, Wagoner, Walters, West Fort Smith, Westville, Wister, Wyandotte and Yukon.

Updated 01-08-2018

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