April 2012

Band festival makes ‘first chair’ at USAO

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Tim Dewitt and Steve Smith (left and right) take the baton as guest conductors for the Great Plains Honor Band festival scheduled for Friday at USAO. Craig Krieger (center) serves as coordinator for the festival that will give more than 200 area students valuable experience working with other gifted musicians and conductors.

More than 200 musicians from 10 area schools are scheduled to meet Friday on the campus of the University of Science and Arts for the Great Plains Honor Band festival.

Coon earns second SAC Player of the Week honor

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CHICKASHA – Scoring five runs and batting seven runners in during a three-game series this week earned Jared Coon his second Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week honor.

Against Oklahoma Christian last week, Coon batted 0.667. He had eight hits, including a home run and two doubles.

USAO initiates 23 into freshman honor society

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A total of 23 first-year students were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta March 27 at the University of Science and Arts. ALD is a national scholastic honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first year students. Initiates included, front row, from left: Kiefer Burkhard, Bailey Grogg, Ashlee Cox, Dian Sultzbach, Crista Mooney. Second row, from left: Zachary Quintero, Chelsea Butler, Kylie Clark, Courtney Killmer, Chastity McClintic, Vaunda Knapp. Back row, from left: Amanda Robinson, Chris Collins, Glen Straughn, Brandon Nalley, Krayton Rogers and Katie Sears. Not pictured is Linda Addo, William Benzel, Matthew Crow. Emily Harrison, Halie Morrison and Amber Trawick.

Exceptional first year students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored March 27 as they were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta -- a national honor society for college freshmen.

SGA Elections

Student Center Lobby

04/02/2012 - 11:00am - 04/05/2012 - 1:00pm

Droverstock Band Hospitality Room

Old Alumni Office in Troutt Hall

04/05/2012 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

PLC Meeting

Regent's Room

04/03/2012 - 5:30pm

T-Shirt Sales/Decorating

Lawn in Front of Sparks

04/03/2012 - 11:00am - 04/04/2012 - 2:00pm

USAO basketball announces youth camp dates

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CHICKASHA – Coach Brisco McPherson has announced the dates for his 26th annual summer basketball camp.

Campers have two options – a day camp for students ages 12-16 and a mini camp for students ages 6-11. The day camp will be June 4-8. There are two dates for the mini camp, and campers can attend June 4-8 or June 25-29.

The day camp, which includes lunch, is $110. The mini camp is $60.

Campers will be given a camp T-shirt and awards will be given to players at each age level in a variety of categories.