Loyce Willett graduated from the Oklahoma College for Women in 1954 and invested the next four decades in the physical education of youth. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree and her master’s at Mills College, then her Doctorate of Education Degree from the University of Oklahoma. Loyce was a Teaching Fellow at Mills College for two years, served on the OCW faculty for two years and taught in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for four years. She was a graduate assistant and special instruction teacher at OU, Assistant Professor of Education at Western Kentucky University and served as a consultant for health and physical education for the Oklahoma Public Schools for 20 years. She was the first woman athletic director in Oklahoma City. She is a member of the American Alliance for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance, Oklahoma AHPERD, Council of City and County Directors, American Heart Association and Phi Delta Kappa. While at OCW, she was named Miss OCW, received the Nash Award and was mentioned in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. She served as Junior Class President, Eche Sa President, PEM Club President, Seals Club President, Student Government Secretary, and Senior Editor for the Argus.