Exceptional first year students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were honored April 15 as they were initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta – a national honor society for college freshmen.
The luncheon honored 21 students at the college.
Students at the University of Science and Arts were honored for a variety of achievements during the eighth annual Minerva Awards ceremony at the USAO Ballroom April 10.
The Minerva Awards provide public recognition for outstanding students at USAO. Students are honored for excellence in academics, community service, athletics, campus involvement and other areas.
The Showband will take its polished big band sound off campus for a dance scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on April 18 at the Chickasha Elks Lodge.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Elks Lodge is located at 1818 Country Club Drive.
The USAO Showband performs under the direction of Joe Settlemires.
The USAO Concert Choir will present a performance of choral music, ranging from sixteenth-century Renaissance madrigals to new music by young composers. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, in the Alumni Chapel at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
The concert will also feature pieces conducted by student directors.
The choir will perform under the direction of Dr. Jan Hanson, professor of music.
Having dodged the possibility of stormy weather, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s campus welcomed thousands of students and visitors from around the state for the yearly Spring Triad on April 3.
Eight hundred artists participated in the Montmartre Chalk Art Competition while approximately 1000 students from 40 schools competed in the statewide high school scholastic meet and fans from throughout the area enjoyed the music of nine bands during Droverstock, an all-day music festival.