Oklahoma education news in brief

A dozen Oklahoma State University students have been chosen for the 2012-13 Niblack Research Scholars program. They each will receive an $8,000 scholarship and have the chance to do research in a university lab.

Oklahoman Published: December 2, 2012
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OSU students named scholars

A dozen Oklahoma State University students have been chosen for the 2012-13 Niblack Research Scholars program. They each will receive an $8,000 scholarship and have the chance to do research in a university lab. They are: Amber Douglas, of Lawton; Lauren Foley, of Tulsa; Colby Gregg, of Stillwater; Nick Jordan, of Stillwater; Whitney Lisenbee, of Jenks; Patrick Paul, of Tulsa; Forrest Rogers, of Stillwater; Pete Storm, of Stillwater; Micah Webb, of Stillwater; Erin Best, of Katy, Texas; Ryan Greenway, of Amarillo, Texas; and Juliet Ellison, of Penfield, N.Y.

Teacher fellowships available

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is accepting applications for Oklahoma fifth-grade teachers interested in attending the 2013 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute. The fellowship pays for all trip expenses and a $300 stipend for classroom materials. Teachers will learn about history through hands-on activities and re-enactments of historic events. The institute is June 10-16 in Virginia. Fellowship applications are available at www.ofe.org and are due by March 1. For more information, call 236-0006.

OSU seniors honored

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has honored nearly 50 students as OSU Seniors of Significance. They were recognized for their academic excellence, leadership and community service. The students from Oklahoma are: Lashun Oakley, of Ada; Bridget Harkin, of Alva; Kimberly Branham and Mackenzie McDaniel, of Bartlesville; Collin Craige, of Bokchito; Dawson Metcalf, of Broken Bow; Jace White, of Cherokee; Kathryn Caudill, Anna Geary, Meaghan Hoose and Amy Pitts, of Edmond; McKenzie Clifton, of Kingfisher; Tyler Downing, of Locust Grove; Samantha Geis, of Loyal; Chelsea Garcia, of Moore; Trindle Brueggen, of Okarche; Zachary Keith, of Oklahoma City; Kylie Castonguay, of Omega; Morgan Rom, of Owasso; Grant Dixon, of Stigler; Tyler Nicholas, Jonathan Wedel and Amelia Wilson, of Stillwater; Shannon Mallory, of Tecumseh; Andrea Cerar, Mollie Field, Meg Sokolosky, Zechariah Wright, Kylie Roper and Hannah Underwood, of Tulsa; Ashley Bradbeary and Nicholas Cain, of Tuttle; Sara Roberts, of Weatherford; Rachel Benbrook, of Woodward; and Mikayla Marvin, of Yukon. Thirteen winners are from out of state: Sara Fevurly, of Lawrence, Kan.; Carrie Foster, of Plano, Texas; Katie Haning, of Allen, Texas; Flint Holbrook, of Clover, S.C.; John Leos, of Mesquite, Texas; Jordan Mayes and Taylor Mayes, of Mount Vernon, Texas; Lauren McIntire, of Grapevine, Texas; Mandi Neujahr, of Osceola, Neb.; Rachel Noland, of Lake Quivira, Kan.; Sarah Rader, of Canadian, Texas; JanLee Rowlett, of Waverly, Tenn.; and Shannon Watson, of Clinton, Mo.

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