Oklahoma City school foundation honors volunteers

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools has named its six volunteers of the year.
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL ccoppernoll@opubco.com Modified: April 4, 2013 at 5:40 pm •  Published: April 5, 2013

Six people have been named 2012-13 Valuable Volunteers by the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools.

The foundation will award $500 to each volunteer's school. The winners are:

• Sunshine Dukes for Rogers Middle School, 4000 N Spencer, in Spencer. Dukes volunteers 10 to 15 hours each week at the school. The mother of three is president of the school Parent Teacher Student Association. She also volunteers at Spencer Elementary School. She was nominated by Rogers volunteer coordinator Carol Fletcher-Knight.

• Terry Harris for John Marshall High School, 12201 N Portland. Harris is a longtime volunteer who leads the John Marshall Foundation, which provides college scholarships to graduates. He was nominated by teacher Shelly Campbell.

• Andrew James for Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 1201 NE 48. James volunteers at the school every day and does a variety of tasks, such as washing uniforms, helping teachers and organizing fundraisers. He serves on the school Parent Teacher Association and the Community Advisory Board. He was nominated by Principal Ethel Grubbs.

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