Five Receive Camp Fire USA’s Highest Honor
Five young women and men received Camp Fire’s highest honor, the Wohelo Award, at the Grand Council Fire ceremonies on May 26 at Central Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa. Only about 200 young people nationwide receive the prestigious Wohelo annually.
NSU Dedicates Buildings at BA Campus
Northeastern State University at Broken Arrow (NSUBA) hosted a grand opening celebration to commemorate the completion of Phase II of construction at the campus on May 18 in the NSUBA Courtyard. Funding for the construction was made possible through Tulsa County’s Vision 2025.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Marty Clark, Claudette Selph and Michayne Morris (back row) go over plans for a unique Summer Leadership Development Program designed to help people use all their strengths to achieve desired results. With the teaching trio are potential students AnaCristina Tamasese and Matthew Faeth.
Will Rogers High a National Gem
In a quite neighborhood in mid-town lies a Tulsa treasure. Born of the depression and a New Deal Public Works Administration project, Will Rogers High School, located at 3909 E. 5th Pl., has endured for over six decades and now has been nominated for placement on the National Register of Historic Places. There are over 2,400 National Historic Landmarks designated by the Secretary of the Interior because of their importance to all Americans. This quintessential deco-style building may soon join this honorable category.
Cascia Hall Grad Bringing Elephant Man to Tulsa
The elephant man is coming to Tulsa. With luck, he’ll start a tradition.
The story of Joseph Merrick, a Victorian-era Englishman who suffered from a severe physical abnormality recently diagnosed as proteus syndrome, was made into a Tony Award-winning play in 1979 and a hugely popular movie with Anthony Hopkins and John Hurt a year later. Soon a production of the play will serve as the inaugural presentation in Tulsa of the Emergent Theatre Company.
Don’t Bug Me! Winners
Tulsa area media honoree judges selected winners for the Hillcrest Medical Center and Tulsa Health Department’s 2nd annual “Don’t Bug Me” flu prevention campaign elementary school poster contest.
Oklahomans Dare to Dream
Oklahoma author and historian Bill Moore, right, visited the Tulsa Air and Space Museum (TASM) May 6 to give a “Centennial Lecture” on Oklahoma connections to the fast-paced, exciting time in the 1960s when aviation took off with the space program.
Lake Hills Celebrates Earth Day
The earthy odor of newly turned soil. The sight of colorful flowersand foliage. The smells and textures of mint, lavender and other herbs. The new children’s garden at Lake Hills Montessori school offers all of those experiences for students, ages 2-6. The garden was dedicated April 20 as part of the school’s Earth Day celebration.
TCC’s ‘Tulsa Achieves’ Offers Scholarship to Seniors
Tulsa Community College (TCC) announced Mar. 14 a new scholarship program that will pay up to 100 percent of tuition and mandatory fees for up to 60 college credit hours for any student living in Tulsa County and graduating from high school.
OSU– TCC Scholarship
Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) ‘Tulsa Achieves’ scholarship program, which allows qualified students to attend TCC tuition-free, doesn’t have to be the end of higher education for Oklahomans. With TCC announcing this innovative program, Oklahoma State University (OSU) is reminding 2007 high school graduates that a bachelor’s degree is easier to earn than they might think.
GTR SALUTES THE 2007 PRIVATE SCHOOL SENIORS
Click on “Read More” to see a list of all the area private school class of 2007 graduates.
Bishop Kelley High School
Tulsa Tech’s Jewelry Program Provides Appealing Careers
In a world fascinated with jewelry and all things “bling,” there’s more than one way to get your hands on it. Tulsa Technology Center’s Jewelry Design & Repair program provides a wealth of opportunity.
Former Tulsan Christy Utter Coaches at Louisville
Christy Utter has been getting a lot of questions from her friends and associates: Just who is this Steve Kragthorpe and what kind of guy is he?
NSU-BA Financial Program Boosted by State Farm
Continuing its commitment to educating the future business leaders of Oklahoma, State Farm has donated $30,000 to Northeastern State University to support the Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Analysis (MAFA) program.
TCC Hosts Theatre Festival
Several colleges and universities will showcase their best talent when Tulsa Community College hosts the Region VI competition of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) beginning Feb 27. The event runs through March 3 at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education on TCC’s Southeast Campus (81st Street and Highway 169). It is expected to draw hundreds of theatre enthusiasts from dozens of colleges in many states.
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