Area students recently earned degrees from the University of Oklahoma: James Cook, Agra, master of arts; Brittany Anderson, Cushing, bachelor of arts; Nazareth Haysbert, Langston, juris doctor; Kayla Pittman, Morrison, BA; Geoffrey Roughface, Pawnee, BA in journalism; Jeremy Brooks, Pawnee, BS; Jared Shelton, Perkins, BS; Haleigh Davidson, bachelor of business administration; Megan Lawson, Perry, BA in journalism; Oliver Plumley, Red Rock, BA; Leila Rau, Tryon, BS in criminal justice; and from Stillwater: Jackson Goebel, BA; Lora Boyle, master of social work; Ellen Neeper, BS in industrial engineering; Kelly Ann Crane, BA in international and area studies; Lucas Simpkins, BBA; Sarah Coates, master of library and info studies; Susan Aiken, master of accountancy; and Brett Murray, BS in zoology.
Chelsea Lynn Jackson, a Stillwater native, has graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and a minor in human resources.
Jackson is the daughter of Kim Jackson of Owasso and Jim and Donna Jackson of Tulsa.
Jackson’s grandparents are Denver and Cecile Jackson of Stillwater, John and Lynn Owings of Stillwater and Robert and Evelyn Anderson of Woodbridge, Va.
A dinner was given in honor of Jackson May 5 by Denver and Cecile Jackson.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Stillwater students among the more than 4,800 candidates for degrees at the University of Kansas this spring were Joseph Martin of Stillwater, earning a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering; and Hannah Roark, with a bachelor of arts in English.
Victoria O’Keefe, a first-year clinical graduate student in the Oklahoma State University Department of Psychology, has been awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship to conduct research on American Indian/Alaska Native suicide risk and resiliency.
O’Keefe, a native of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, and Cherokee and Seminole Tribal Member, will receive a $20,000 annual stipend that may be used for up to three years of graduate study.