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May 29, 2015
Five SSC Students Receive National Scholarships
Micah Dearen, Nicole Ferrell, Beau Hester,
Sierra O’Dell, Kassidy Sparks
Five Seminole State College Medical Laboratory Technician students have been selected to receive 2015 Siemens/American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Scholarships. The five of only thirty-five scholarships awarded to MLT students nationwide were presented to: Micah Dearen, Seminole; Nicole Ferrell, Prague; Beau Hester, Seminole; Sierra O’Dell, Seminole; and Kassidy Sparks, Shawnee.
May 29, 2015
Troglin Discusses SSC Career and Retirement
Even though she has retired, she is not exactly leaving Seminole State College for good. She will be back on campus for the fall semester beginning this August.
May 29, 2015
SSC Baseball Camps Set for Summer
Area youth interested in learning proper techniques and fundamentals of baseball are invited to sign up for Seminole State College Youth Baseball Camps scheduled in June and July. Also offered this summer are Prospect Camps for 2015-2019 high school graduates.
May 29, 2015
SSC Professor to Tour Europe by Bicycle
Dr. Linda Goeller is a professor of math and science and coordinator of assessment at Seminole State College. She has taught everything from Basic Math to Calculus III since joining the College in 2009.
Goeller won’t be teaching this summer. She will help with assessment responsibilities at the College which will be scheduled around her two-week trip to Europe.
May 29, 2015
Meeting Scheduled for SSC Global Studies Summer Tour 2016
An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4 at Seminole State College regarding the 2016 Global Studies summer tour to Paris, Normandy and London. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 100 of the Boren Library on the SSC campus. The summer tour will be discussed as well as the Global Studies Program.
May 20, 2015
Seminole State College’s Summer Semester starts June 1
Seminole State College’s summer semester classes begin Monday, June 1. Students interested in taking college courses during the eight-week term may enroll through Tuesday, June 2.
May 20, 2015
Spring Honor Roll Recognizes SSC Students
Seminole State College has released the names of honor roll students for the 2015 spring semester. Three separate honor rolls recognize students for their academic achievements.
Shawnee: Angela M. Barlow, Cleartry J. Clark, Rylee M. Haley, Stuart L. Hall, Jessica L. Petty, Mckenna K. Rosebure, Heather D. Satawake, Meghan E. Tade
Sparks: Angela M. Hughey
Stroud: Peyton E. Scott
Tecumseh: Corbin M. Austin, Ashlee G. Birchall, Tina M. Heaton, William A. Jacoway, Trevor R. Javenkoski, Taylor R. Mcclure, Marc R. Patterson, Garett A. Reeves
Tulsa: Mckayla L. Hendrix, Brittany M. Hill
Wewoka: Holly M. Barnhart, Ann M. Epperley, Cameron J. Gilmore, Laci A. Reichert, Kendall M. Roulston
Yukon: Gustavo Jr. Escobar
Students named to the Vice-President’s Honor Roll include (listed by hometown):
Ada: Elizabeth R. Martin
Ardmore: Austin M. Carrera
Bay City, MI: Seth J. Freed
Blythe, CA: Jordan Girard
Bogota, Columbia: Wilson Prada
Cedar Hill, TX: Bobby Griffin
Chandler: Alexandra N. Fisher, Jessi E. Roth
Cushing: Taylor Jones
Davenport: Kaci Jarvis
Earlsboro: Logan S. Gray, Kealy D. Marshall, Tia M. Mitchell
Eufaula: Alauna Lasiter
Henryetta: Catherine Massey
Holdenville: Destiny M. Davis, Anthony L. Gandy, Bunnie D. Jesse
Konawa: Sheridan H. Williams
Lamar: Zachary A. Gann, Allesha A. Jett
Luther: Austin Weathers
Maud: Nicole M .Keener, Anna V. Smith, Kaleb J. Trojanowski
Mcalester: Chance R. Sistrunk
Mcloud: Whitney L. Allen
Meeker: Titus C. Brown, Andrew J. Sherman, Kimala D. Zenon
Milfay: Jonathan Signorelli
Moore: Taylor K. Factor, Dalton J. Tillison
Muldrow: Naaman M. Adcock
Newalla: Samantha J. Leisinger
Norman: Tayler L. Burzette
Okemah: Meggin J. Pangle
Oklahoma City: Haley N. Cochran
Okmulgee: Shiann R. Swearingen
Paden: Caleb A. Mcclure, Amanda R. Mcguire
Pine Grove, CA: Alyssa E. Waldron
Prague: Savannah R. Lee, Whitney N. Stotler, Kalli C. Williams
Red Oak: Dylan S. Fazekas
San Luis Potosi, Mexico: Diaz De Leon M. Rodriguez
Seminole: Deana E. Byrd, Dayne A. Chaplin, Jaeden A. Cotton, Damon S. Cravens, Jamie D. Dinwiddie, Alejandro E. Ojeda, Jennifer L. Ramsey, Rose A. Roberts, Megan R. Silveira, Lariat T. Stewart, Collin R. Taylor, Deann N. Whisenhunt, Courtney D. Wise
Shawnee: Nicole S. Bailey, Melina Baldwin, Samantha M. Barry, Logann L. Boland, Dallas D. Brady, Suenju L. Buttram, Sara G. Ellis, Shannon L. Ford, Christina M. Garber, Kayla K. Gunter, Maegan B. Haley, Crenisha S. Hurd, Monica D. Jinkins, Francis P. Johnson, Cole D. Mader, Shauna D. Mason, Harold A. Meek, Caitlyn B. Mosser, Dillon M. Shattuck, Lila M. Smith, Lonnel D. Smith, Kassidy D. Sparks, Alondra Taximaroa, April L. Tiger, Autumn J. Walker, Kathryn L. Wiley
Somber, Serbia: Natalija Macesic
Sparks: Tiffany D. Kelley
Stigler: Brook N. Hurst
Stroud: Brynna D. Bunyard, Jacy A. Gray, Julia C. Hodge
Tecumseh: Jordan M. Detherage, Bailey R. Easley, Shaylnn D. Hurta, Kenneth R. Jackson, Dakota D. Paxson, Shyanna D. Sigman
Texarkana, TX: Makenzy Larsen
Tulsa: Rachel Block
Wanette: Morgan B. Teague
Weleetka: Christina J. Griffin
Wetumka: Annie M. Merritt, Jennifer L. Ray
Wewoka: Andrew C. Crowe, Nira L. Herrod, Maricela Martinez, Baylee K. Morphis, Chelsei R. Sawyer, Brooklynn A. Streater, Jared D. Waite
Students named to the Part-Time Honor Roll include (listed by hometown):
Ada: Avery J. Carroll, Hanna K. Colley, Jessica S. Rue, Ryan Temple, Alexander B. Jr. Tiger
Asher: Dava D. Hasbell, Haley B. Odell
Atwood: Taylor T. Janes
Castle: Brooklyn Bogle
Coalgate: Colten Washburn
Dale: Jessica L. Jones, Amanda S. Perdue
Davenport: Anna E. Bromley
Davis: April Danker
Dustin: Chrysandra L. Flanagan
Earlsboro: Leah K. Cervantes, Kendra L. Jackson, Ashley D. Warnock
Henryetta: Danelle A. Ferqueron, Teshia M. Powell, Megan R. Tabor
Holdenville: Mitchell D. Brigden, Kirstan K. Clark, Kallie L. Crawford, Jacob W. Gardner, Franchesca R. Garlett, Lynnette Gomez, Grace B. Harrington, Angel N. Johnson, Cheyenne W. Lankford, Abby M. Mcelroy, Michelle L. O'Kelley, Sarah E. Pinion, Hattie E. Starry
Jones: Karleeann E. Gray
Konawa: Jacqueline M. Crenshaw, Amber L. Palmer, Bailey R. Posey
Lamar: Zachary Gann, Amy Spradlin
Macomb: Kyle D. Hogan, Kimberly J. James
Maud: Kristen E. Elliott, Hannah L. House, Tadina A. Jackson, Ryan M. O'Daniel, Chrystal L. Stalnaker, Hannah E. Willmett
Mcalester: Makayla J. Clark
Mcloud: Matthew G. Bomboy, Erica L. Bonner, Jasmine H. Cotter, Tiffany N. Holmes, Kimberly F. Jim, Carola L. Neeley, Alissa N. Smith, Dante J. Smith, Michelle D. Walker
Meeker: Cherice Armitage, Cylie Holik, Christina Hulett, Tiffany Snyder
Meeker: Amanda J. Bean, Jonathan E. Dean, Bayli S. Miller, Maygan R. Taber
Morris: Gae Mathis
Okemah: Kyle M. Allen, Alyssa J. Brimer, Melissa E. Copeland, Virginia D. Groves, Deknisha R. Willis
Paden: Julie M. Corum, William G. Glasspoole, Billy K. Norman, Melanie D. Perkins, Melodie D. Perkins
Prague: Tara C. Benfield, Montrey R. Bond, Kamber D. Brown, Alex J. Dickson, Michaela M. Farrill, Colin B. Feltman, Schuyler M. Hamm, Jeffrey A. Hardison, Bryce C. Little, Beau K. Mcginnis, Torilynn Miser, Whitney L. Mullins, Alexis M. Podest, Kelsie E. Rohling, William T. Thorpe, Haley C. Wolzen, Shayna D. Young
Seminole: Desiray Abney, Amber M. Atyia, Elijah J. Bloomer, Corie D. Carpenter, Courtney J. Chambers, Brooke M. Dillman, Mary J. Ellis, Faith R. Flick, Kolbi L. Glenn, William D. Harvey, Whitney J. Keltch, Elizabeth M. Lasko, Lance D. Maxey, Melissa A. Sullinger, Sabrina S. Tara, Paige N. Vanlandingham, Zane S. Watters, Julianne K. Zehren
Shawnee: April D. Anderson, Hannah K. Axton, Callie A. Bales, Alicia M. Beddo, Hailey B. Blaylock, Crystal S. Brady, Elizabeth M. Bronson, Kristina R. Buchanan, Stan D. Cannata, Brandan B. Cannon, Kaci B. Carnes, Madeline A. Clark, Hope M. Coleman, Ashley E. Crane, Taylor A. Curtis, Monica A. Danner, Aubrey B. Davies, Scotlyn D. Dennis, Ethan Do, Dalacy S. Dockrey, Jonathan W. Eaton, Carrie L. Ellis, Mikayla F. Fest, Ksenia N. Fisher, Joseph M. Garcia, Jennifer P. Goethe, Kristin J. Gonzales, Aaron J. Griffith, Laurelee Hansen, Robyn L. Harms, Melody J. Harris, Kimberly D. Herron, Amanda N. Hill-Reusi, Corey B. Holman, Kailyn N. Isbell, Natalie D. Jackson, Andrew W. Jones, Kelsey D. Kenedy, Kyler W. Kidney, Kaitlin M. Kreslins, Scott H. Lackey, Dawn M. Laney, Jerrod B. Mccormick, Austin C. Mckay, Chris M. Mckee, Tia D. Mooreland, Brooklyn J. Motley, Darby E. Myers, Katie M. Ned, Diana K. Oden, Taylor D. Powell, Genna L. Robinson, Konswallowa R. Rosamond, Denise D. Sanders, Aften P. Schoemann, Julia L. Serena, Keaton G. Sims, Breanna M. Smith, Laquita R. Smith, Sarah A. Smith, Stephanie D. Smith, Walker C. Smith, Brittney M. Stroup, Skye A. Sutton, Kenzi R. Tatum, Shawndra L. Terrell, Erika R. Thomas, Kylee J. Thompson, Christina A. Tiffin, Javiela Trevino, Dyne Coral A. Van, Dyne Paris B. Van, Kamy K. Walck, Destiny L. Walker, Carly R. Wickizer, Chance Wilson, Marissa A. Wood, Melissa A. Wood, Connie L. Wroolie, Chasity N. Yates, Amber D. Young
Sparks: Laura J. Landess, Shannon L. Robertson
Stratford: Stephanie L. Terry
Stroud: Samantha J. Waller, Asheleigh B. Wheeler
Stuart: Traynor Blasengame
Tecumseh: Elijah R. Bishop, Kelsie R. Carsten, Heather N. Collier, Rikki L. Earls, Amanda C. Hammer, Shania D. Pace, Barbra A. Pope, Taci L. Richardson, Tammi R. Richardson, Joeci Sherrill, Alex M. Sigman, Seth N. States, Brianna S. Todd
Tupelo: Shannan E. Gonser
Wanette: Megan N. Buxton, Tamara M. Hicks
Wellston: Cassidy L. Buchanan, Tarin R. Giroux, Sayre M. Marshall
Wetumka: Ivory K. Crawford, Annette M. Gonzales, Tiffany M. Robertson, Kathyren F. White
Wewoka: Andrew K. Bevelhymer, Alejandra Martinez, Erika G. Seeley, Arnita L. Smith
May 14, 2015
McQuiston Appointed As Regent
Seminole VF Jeanswear/Wrangler CEO and Seminole State College Educational Foundation Board of Trustees Chair Ray McQuiston has been appointed by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to serve on the Seminole State College Board of Regents. He will replace Chair Marilyn Bradford whose term on the Board expires at the end of June, 2015.
May 12, 2015
SSC Offers Kids Camp Summer Program
Seminole State College is offering Kids Camp, a variety of summer activities scheduled throughout the summer. The two-week camps will run June 1 through July 30, Monday through Thursday and will focus on a selection of kid-friendly learning activities.
June camps include “Clay Camp,” “Lego Camp” and “Minecraft Camp.” July camps focus on “Reading Camp,” “Introduction to Water Skills,” “Fundamental Aquatic Skills,” “Swim Stroke Development Skills,” “Swim Stroke Refinement Skills” and “Parent/Child Aquatics.”
“Clay Camp” is a pottery program offering a hands-on experience for children 7 and above. Kids will learn to shape clay into pinch pots, build unique coil vessels and decorate and glaze clay among other ceramic techniques. Clay camp will run June 1 through June 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The cost is $79 and the class will be taught by Linda Qualls.
“Lego Camp” is designed for kids who like to create, build and discover using building sets. This camp is ideal for children in grades first through fourth. This camp offers project-based educational play designed to teach principles of math, science, physics, problem solving, critical thinking, fine motor skills, social cooperation and imaginative play. Lego camp will run June 1 through June 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $79 and the class will be taught by Colette McClure.
“Minecraft Camp” encourages campers to create, problem solve, work together as a team. This camp is designed to help students gain appreciation for math and science and use creativity and social skills. Both newcomers and experienced Minecraft players are welcome to participate. Minecraft camp will run June 1 through June 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will cost $79. The class will be taught by Colette McClure.
“Reading Camp” is designed for students in grades first through third, or older readers who may need extra practice developing reading skills. Reading camp will place emphasis on reading comprehension by using a combination of children’s literature, concentration exercises, hands-on experiences, and research-based strategies. Campers will practice phonics, word attack skills, sight words. Reading camp will run July 6 through July 16 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost for the course is $79 and the instructor will be Tamee Daniel.
“Learn to Swim” covers a variety of swim levels. “Introduction to Water Skills,” “Fundamental Aquatic Skills,” “Swim Stroke Development Skills,” “Swim Stroke Refinement” and “Parent/Child Aquatics” are scheduled for July 6 -16; and July 20-July 30. Lessons are offered from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in 45 minute slots. Students are assigned a class time depending on their individual swim skill level. The swimming lessons will be taught by Dawn Prater, a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Cost of the course is $59 per student. The class takes place in the indoor Olympic-size swimming pool at SSC’s natatorium in the Raymond Harber Field House. The climate-controlled, indoor facility allows instruction regardless of the outside weather conditions and without the dangers of overexposure to the sun.
Registration for Kids Camp is currently open. Those interested are encouraged to call Carol Hartman, Business and Training Coordinator at (405) 382-9246 or Lana Reynolds at (405) 382-9218. Participants can also enroll by calling or stoping by the College’s Office of Admissions in the Walkingstick Student Services Center located just off Highway 9 on the south side of campus. The Admissions Office can be reached by calling 405-382-9230.