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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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

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Bolton and Heathington Receive All-Conference Honors

Brooklyne Bolton (DP) and Madison Heathington (C) earned spots on the 2017 All-Heartland Conference Second Team for Softball.

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Oklahoma State A&M Board of Regents Visits Campus

Panhandle State students joined faculty and staff members for dinner at Hunny’s.

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PBL Continues Legacy

Panhandle State PBL had 10 students qualify for nationals at the recent State Leadership Conference. —Courtesy photo

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Etbauer Named Central Plains Region Coach of the Year

Ben Johnsrud competes in the steer wrestling at the Fort Hays State University Rodeo as Josh Frost (left) hazes for Johnsrud. Frost is riding Robert Etbauer’s horse, Rambo, who was named Central Plains Region Men’s Team Horse of the Year for the fifth time. —Photo by Dale Hirschman

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Panhandle State Association of Alumni and Friends Inducts Hall of Fame Ambassadors

Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees from left to right: Jerry and Jill Olson and Jessica Lofland. —Photo by Danae Moore

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Third Place National Finish for Panhandle State AITP

From left to right: Cole Tolbert, Martin Jurado, Grant Sparkman, Brian Martinez, Elias Pitterle, Madilyn Rider, Chance Hayden, Travis Pitterle, Jorge Rosas, Allston Hadley, Ricardo Quezadaponce, Kim Tuttle. —Courtesy Photo