CHICKASHA – Despite two home runs, the Drovers struggled in the first game of the conference series against Oklahoma Baptist, but they still have a chance to win the series during the doubleheader Saturday.
Children who want extra help with reading can get it without fee this summer as USAO students and faculty jointly provide a summer reading program.
Free reading tutors are available this summer from the University of Science and Arts for kids who have competed kindergarten through seventh grade. The service is managed by students and faculty in the USAO Division of Education and Speech Language Pathology.
Comparing shared life stories and giving meaningful definition to “place,” Dr. Vicki Ferguson encouraged graduates that they are starting on a good foundation with a liberal arts degree during the spring commencement ceremony at the University of Science and Arts.
An education faculty member for most of 28 years, Fergusonaddressed 134 graduating seniors and their families at the ceremony April 23. She serves several roles as professor, director of teacher education and chair of the Division of Education and Speech-Language Pathology.
One Drover left Brownsville, Texas, with two special honors. The first, of course, was making history with an NAIA National Tournament Opening Round win. But Niall Crick left with an equally as special honor – he was named an NAIA Champion of Character.
“It was unexpected, which makes it more special,” the junior midfielder said. “It was nice to win it. It’s a strange award because it’s not for sports.”