Stacy and Perry Cline, center, with children Kyle, Brandan, Charley and Tyrel after the ceremony at the state Capitol. Stacy was named Oklahoma Young Mother of the Year. (Photos by David McDaniel).
A reception in the second floor rotunda of the state capitol was held following the announcement ceremony of the Oklahoma Mother of the Year and the Young Mother of the Year. Mary Cutter, Oklahoma City, was named Mother of the Year, and Stacy Cline, Hennessey, was named Young Mother of the Year.
They were also recognized on the floor of the House of Representatives and by the Oklahoma State Senate.
200 people were there including Lt. Gov. Jari Askins and State Senators Patrick Anderson, Steve Russell and Cliff Branan.
The Oklahoma Mother of the Year and Young Mother will represent the state in New York at the 75th annual convention of American Mothers Inc. where the National Mother of the Year and Young Mother will be announced.
Maddie Meyers, Kingfisher Middle School student, was recognized as winner of the American Mothers Inc. 5th grade essay contest.
Oklahoma Mother of the Year Mary Cutter, Young Mother Stacy Cline and President of Oklahoma Association of American Mothers Sherri Boyd were at the State Capitol.
Stacy Cline gets a hug from her minister, Robyn Goggs after the Mother of The Year ceremony.