News from Panhandle State Foundation

By Charmen Rider, Foundation Secretary on 01/30/2013 From left to right, Chet Kron and Neal Cook present a check to Dr. Doris Looper, the executive secretary for the Panhandle State Foundation, for a scholarship funded by the Guymon VFW post.—Laura Nelson photo From left to right, Chet Kron and Neal Cook present a check to Dr. Doris Looper, the executive secretary for the Panhandle State Foundation, for a scholarship funded by the Guymon VFW post.—Laura Nelson photo Goodwell, Okla.Panhandle State Foundation is now accepting 2013-2014 scholarship applications

Panhandle State Foundation is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization located on the Oklahoma Panhandle State University campus in Goodwell, Okla. Its mission is to aid the university beyond the funding it receives from the State of Oklahoma. Every year, Panhandle State Foundation awards scholarships to both needy and deserving OPSU students. Over 240 scholarships are available for the 2013-2014 year. The 2013-2014 Panhandle State Foundation scholarship packet contains this wide selection of scholarships with varying requirements. The scholarship packet is available in the Foundation Office (SL207 on the OPSU campus) or is downloadable on the Foundation page at http://www.opsu.edu. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2013.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative Graduating Seniors Scholarships: Panhandle State Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of eight Tri-County Electric Cooperative Graduating Seniors Scholarships for 2013-2014 through Panhandle State Foundation. These scholarships are provided by Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. in Hooker, Okla. Applicants should be entering freshmen or returning sophomores with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicant, parent or guardian must be a member of the cooperative in good standing. Community service and non-academic activities will be considered. Panhandle State Foundation will accept applications until March 1, 2013.

Jordan-Quinn Post #1203 Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship: The Jordan-Quinn Post 1203 Veterans of Foreign Wars was chartered in 1934 by 20 local veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War I. The Guymon VFW post recently established a scholarship endowment with Panhandle State Foundation. This endowment will fund two scholarships annually for a veteran or a spouse, child or grandchild of a veteran. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and financial need will be considered. Panhandle State Foundation will accept applications until March 1, 2013.

Panhandle State Foundation graciously thanks these entities for their participation in the Panhandle State Foundation scholarship program which provides assistance to eligible students attending Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Ror more information on Panhandle State Foundation, please call (580) 349-1392 or visit us online at http://www.opsu.edu/Offices/Foundation/.


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Johnson Receives Honorary State FFA Degree

Dr. Sandol Johnson received the Honorary State FFA Degree at the 2017 State FFA Convention in Oklahoma City. —Courtesy Photo

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Education Graduates Honored at Convocation

School of Education graduates were honored at the recent Education Convocation on campus. —Photo by Sarah Brady

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Pinning Ceremony Honors Nursing Graduates

A special Pinning Ceremony was held May 20th on the Panhandle State campus. —Photo by Danae Moore

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Students Honored at Ag Banquet

Kymberly Williams of Gruver, Texas was named the outstanding Pre-Vet student at the annual Ag Banquet on May 19. —Photo by Sarah Brady

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Congratulations to the Panhandle State Class of 2017

The Oklahoma Panhandle State University Commencement Ceremony was Saturday, May 20th. —Photo by Sarah Brady

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Heathington, Buchanan, Frost Named Aggie Athletes of the Year

Congratulations to Madison Heathington (softball), Randi Buchanan (rodeo) and Joe Frost (rodeo) for their selection as the 2017 Aggie Athletes of the Year.

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Staff Highlight: Abby Rice

Abby Rice —Photo Courtesy Panhandle State Campus Communications

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Athletes Honored at Chi Alpha Sigma Banquet

The 2017 class of inductees and graduating seniors for Chi Alpha Sigma joined with University President Dr. Tim Faltyn (back right).—Sarah Brady photo

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Aggie Football Families Recognized at Main Street Oklahoma Event

From left: Head Coach Russell Gaskamp, and players Braylon Chandler, Eddie Thomas and Nate Leota are joined by Rep. Casey Murdock at the 2017 Main Street Oklahoma Awards Banquet. —Justine Gaskamp photo

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A Night of Celebration for Aggie Athletics

Panhandle State alumnus and Aggie Hall of Fame inductee Mario Mendoza of Turpin, Okla. served as the guest speaker at the 2017 Aggie Athletic Banquet.—Sarah Brady photo