Mykaela Jones and Zach Fowler recently received the Larry Stone Award for their overall contributions, teamwork and citizenship as athletes at Eastern Oklahoma State College. The award is named after the late Larry Stone who played football and baseball at Eastern in the early 1960s. Presenting the award are Stone’s siblings Sherri Stone Frederick, far left, and Terry Stone, second from right, and Eastern alumnus and former teammate Dr. Henry Migliore,far right.
Jones of Owasso also graduated on May 6 with a degree in life science. She also earned the Southwestern Bell Telephone Endowed Scholarship in 2014 and 2015. She was named to the President’s Honor Roll for fall 2015, and was invited to join the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in 2015. Jones played in Eastern’s first-ever soccer game in the fall 2015. During her time on the team, she played in 38 games and was a starter in 37. As a sophomore, she served as team captain. Aside from her academic and athletic achievements, she was also involved other extracurricular activities such as Eastern’s Trunk-or-Treat, Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and was an active member in the Math and Science Club. She graduated this spring with a 3.95 and plans to continue her education and become a pharmacist.