Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs, Gen. (Ret) Rita Aragon stands on a chair and applauds while a song is played during a âSalute the Troopsâ event at First Southern Baptist Church in Del City on Monday, September 26, 2011. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Staff photographers at The Oklahoman are getting ready to start another weekend of photographing high school and college football. Before that, though, here are a couple of pictures from the last few weeks that I think deserve another look. You can see all of our photo galleries by clicking here.
The sun sets behind Bethany high school freshman David Noriega as he plays with the high school band before Bethany and Washington played their high school football game in Bethany, Okla., on Friday, September 16, 2011. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
Freshman Angela Vargas gets a hug from student Kasra Kaidan (left) and Challenge Week staff member Romeo Marquez after Angela spoke to students during Challenge Day at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. Challenge Day is a group building exercise to end bullying and other discipline issues. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD