ECU actors vying for national scholarship
Every year, students who participate in theatrical productions at East Central University are nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship.
Byng High School drama students Kaitlyn Atkeson, left, and Brie Roberts rehearse a scene from The
Outsiders. The play is being presented at the Byng auditorium tonight, Friday and Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. The play is inspired from a book by Tulsan S.E. Hinton written in the 1960s.
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- Byng students raise $6,450 for varying charities
Cranford Scholarship Award
East Central University cheerleader Alicia Shakelford (center) is recognized during homecoming festivities with the James and Glenna Cranford $2,000 Scholarship Award. The award, which is given annually at Homecoming to a member of the ECU cheerleading squad, was established by James Cranford in memory of his wife, Glenna, a former ECU cheerleader. James passed away this past summer and the award was renamed in honor of both James and Glenna. Presenting the award was James and Glenna’s son, Mike Cranford (second from right). Also pictured are ECU cheer and dance coach Jill Clark (far left), ECU President John R. Hargrave (second from left) and ECU Foundation Director Phyllis Danley (far right). Shakelford is a junior from Savanna.
Ada area students awarded Noyce math scholarships
A third and final group of East Central University students have been awarded Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships in mathematics worth $30,000 each.
Kelly Cooke gets a kiss from a dog named Sugar during a Byng sixth grade advanced reader reward trip to Wintersmith Park Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.
Slate's Explainer: Why isn't Big Bird on a major network?
Big Bird has emerged as the surprise star of the 2012 campaign. Mitt Romney says he likes Big Bird but wants to cut federal funding to PBS, while the big yellow bird has appeared in an ad made by President Obama's campaign. Why is "Sesame Street" on public television, anyway?
Former Adan named assistant director of San Antonio library
San Antonio Public Library Director Ramiro S. Salazar has announced the appointment of Oklahoma native and Ada High School Class of 1979 alum, Dale McNeill, as assistant library director for public services.
School districts decide to wait before releasing A-F grades
The state Department of Education told Oklahoma school districts this week they can release their A-F report cards if they wish.
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