Cast members of H.M.S. Pinafore put the final touches on their lines and characters in anticipation of the April 1 opening of the show. Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic masterpiece will be performed at the University of Science and Arts in the Davis Hall Theatre on April 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 3 at 2:00 p.m.
Her Majesty’s Ship, The Pinafore has docked! The weather is beautiful, the location exotic and everyone is falling in love. Hey…that sounds like a song…
Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic masterpiece, H.M.S. Pinafore, will be performed at the University of Science and Arts in the Davis Hall Theatre on April 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 3 at 2:00 p.m.
Alexis Allen’s “Tools of the Trade” won the Best in Show award in the Innovations 2011 art competition. The awards, which were given out March 11 featured work submitted from 18 different schools.
More than 110 students faced off recently at Innovations, an annual high school art competition held at the University of Science and Arts. Students from around the state competed in the art exhibit held exclusively for high school juniors and seniors.
Naomi (Ridge) Scott, age 81, born in OKC July 19, 1929, was awarded her angel wings on Dec. 18, 2010. After graduating from Minco High School, she earned her teaching degree from Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. While teaching in Geary, OK, she met the love of her life, LeRoy Scott. They were married in 1954 and enjoyed 43 years together before his death in 1997. Naomi was a substitute teacher in the OKC Schools for almost 20 years before helping her husband establish L&N Sales, and working alongside him in the S&M Honeyhouse.
Nannie Mae Nabors was born Oct. 31, 1916, to Ethel Mae High and Walter Victor Nabors in Jacksonville, Alabama. She died Sept. 26, 2010. Her family moved to Chickasha when she was 3 years old. She attended Friend Elementary and graduated from Chickasha High School. Nan graduated from Oklahoma College for Women, majoring in mathematics. During World War II, Nan was a second lieutenant in the Navy. She was a radar engineer.
Sunrise: 01/17/1920. Sunset: 12/21/2010. The 6th of 7 children born to Ealy W. Salmon and Floy Bond Salmon of Fleetwood, OK, Mildred graduated from Terrell, OK, high school and Oklahoma College for Women with a degree in Child Psychology (1942), subsequently teaching for 32 years in Saint Jo, Electra, Midland, and Burkburnett, TX, elementary schools, retiring in 1980. Mildred married Cecil A. Mills on 01/14/1943, at the 1st Baptist Church in Saint Jo, a bonding that lasted 65 years until Cecil's death in 2008.
Mary Zachritz was born January 13, 1921 in the oil capital of the world which was then, Tulsa, Oklahoma. She had a very unusual and exciting childhood. Her father, Ted, had a dance band, entitled Ted Wilmot's Gloom Chasers. Mary graduated from Classen High in 1939, attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha and then O.U. working toward her music degree. She was a member of Nichols Hills Methodist Church and sang in the choir. She was also active in Tulsa Opera Company, Canterbury Choral Society, Lyric Theatre Company, R.A.I.N. and president of U.M.W. for many years.