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Dora Wickson

Wickson is First Language Speaker of the Month

Dora Wickson has been recognized as District 9's Choctaw Language First Speaker for June.

Jocelyn James

James selected for Oklahoma Ag Youth Council

Jocelyn James has been selected for the 2024-2025 Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry Ag Youth Council.

Jacob Keyes

Keyes graduates from Leadership Oklahoma

Choctaw tribal member Jacob Keyes graduates from Leadership Oklahoma's Class 36.

Vivian Howerton

Howerton earns NSU Art Award

Vivian Howerton wins First Place Best in Painting award at Northeastern State University's 22nd Annual Juried Art Competition.

Tom Bevel

Bevel inducted into OK Law Enforcement Hall of Fame

Tom Bevel was inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum & Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Oklahoma History Center on March 9, 2024.

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Beth Brown honored as Alignable’s Local Business Person of the Year

Beth Brown has been named Edmond's Alignable Local Business Person of the Year for the third year.

Keeley Cassidy

Cassidy to attend Juilliard Summer Performing Arts

Keeley Cassidy, a Mustang North student, auditioned and was accepted to attend Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard.

Gwendolyn Parrish Settle

Parrish Settle is First Language Speaker of the Month

Gwendolyn Parrish Settle was honored as the March First Language Speaker of the Month during the March 9 Tribal Council Meeting.

Twauna Williams

Williams named Human Resources Leader of the Year by NNAHRA

Twauna Williams has been recognized as the 2023 Human Resources Leader of the Year by the National Native American Human Resources Association (NNAHRA).

Jocelyn James

James secures proclamation

Jocelyn James, as President of the Latta FFA, successfully secured a proclamation from the City of Ada to honor National FFA Week for February 19-23, 2024.