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Owasso Graduates Receive All-State Scholarships




The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence recently recognized three Owasso High School graduates as 2016 academic all-staters: Morghan Cyr, Eden Letzkus and Brad Woolery. These students were among 100 Oklahoma public school seniors to receive this recognition.

Cyr is a National Merit Commended Scholar and Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen award. She is a drum major for the Pride of Owasso Band, president of the Band Council and bassoon section leader. She is president of the Students Teaching AIDS to Youth (STAY) program, captain of the Mock Trial team and a Student Council member-at-large. She plans to major in international comparative studies and Arabic at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Cyr received an All-State scholarship sponsored by Home Creations.

Letzkus is an accomplished clarinetist, bass clarinet section leader, six-year member of the All-Region band and three-year member of the All-State band. She also serves as a mentor for several clarinet students.

Letzkus is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Equality Club and Computer Science Club. She also volunteers as a math tutor and volunteers at her church. Letzkus plans to major in business at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Letzkus received an All-State scholarship sponsored by Anchor Stone Co. of Tulsa.
Woolery is the founder, network designer and website designer for Pixel Lan, an organization that hosts computer gaming events. He is a National Merit finalist and a Distinguished Member of the National Technical Honor Society. He plays bassoon and is a four-year member of the Pride of Owasso Band and the wind ensemble. Woolery is a bassist for the Silver Creek Church worship band and active in the church youth group. He plans to major in mechanical engineering at the University of Oklahoma.

Woolery received an Academic All-State scholarship sponsored by Oklahoma City business and community leaders Larry and Polly Nichols. Polly Nichols is a trustee and former executive director of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a statewide nonprofit organization that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools.

The Academic Awards Banquet, which was held recently in Norman, is presented annually by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a nonprofit organization that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools.

Updated 07-26-2016

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