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Education news briefs for Jan. 12

Education news briefs for Jan. 12, 2013
Modified: January 11, 2013 at 9:22 pm •  Published: January 11, 2013


to host class

Santa Fe South High School will host a free master class for students with guitarist Frank Vignola. The class will be at 10:15 a.m. Jan. 24 at the school auditorium, 301 SE Grand. Vignola has worked with Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, the Boston Pops, the New York Pops and guitar legend Les Paul. The event is presented by Oklahoma City Community College. The class is free for high school and middle school students. For more information, call 631-6100 or email

Mentor Day set at Capitol

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is hosting Mentor Day at the state Capitol on Wednesday. The event is part of National Mentoring Month. The day begins with an opening ceremony to honor mentors throughout the state at 10 a.m. in the state House of Representatives. The event includes lunch and a performance by drummer and storyteller Jahruba Lambeth. Mentors and mentees from across Oklahoma will tour the Capitol and meet state leaders. For more information, call 236-0006 or go to