Students Honored at Distinguished Student Award Ceremony

March 16, 2023

SWOSU Press Release

One hundred thirty-seven Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) students were recently honored for their academic achievements and service. The students were honored at a Distinguished Student Award ceremony/reception held on Feb. 27 on the Weatherford campus.

Campus nominating committees select the students based on academic achievements, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.







Micah Baker Art, Communication and Theatre Snyder, OK
Nicholas J. Bauer Biological Sciences Guymon, OK
Alexa B. Benedict Biological Sciences Burns Flat, OK
Emma Claire Bollinger Chemistry and Physics Stillwater, OK
Madison Jade Bollinger Social Sciences El Reno, OK
Sidney Breaux Art, Communication and Theatre El Reno, OK
Molly A. Byers Biological Sciences Mustang, OK
Karli Carpenter Art, Communication and Theatre Hammon, OK
Emma Lee Detrick Chemistry and Physics Ringwood, OK
Emily J. Do Biological Sciences Shawnee, OK
Ben Patrick Esparza Music Clinton, OK
Camille M. Goerend Biological Sciences Weatherford, OK
Allena N. Hawthorne Music Panola, OK
Bradly Henderson Art, Communication and Theatre Sayre, OK
Saraya R. Hunt Biological Sciences Thomas, OK
Ethan O’Neil Hutchens Language and Literature Vici, OK
Riley Jo Lee Music Alva, OK
Samuel Wayne Lewis Social Sciences Frederick, OK
Kimberly Javorsky Lippencott Language and Literature Weatherford, OK
Emma Lee Mankin Music Ardmore, OK
Kristian C. Martinez Social Sciences Carnegie, OK
Rachel Masson Art, Communication and Theatre Oklahoma City, OK
Kaden Riley McSpedden Music Kemp, OK
Austin Connors Morrison Mathematics Laverne, OK
Benjamin E. Neal Social Sciences Duncan, OK
Rylee Ann Parks Chemistry and Physics Pampa, TX
Rodney Cole Pryor Music Elk City, OK
Brittany Renee Schuneman Language and Literature Yukon, OK
Lauren Shields Art, Communication and Theatre Canute, OK
Kayla-Breanna Abing Siegle Language and Literature Weatherford, OK
Kendra Suzanne Sissom Mathematics Cleveland, OK
Tanner Wade Smith Chemistry and Physics Erick, OK
Cydney Rachelle Stotts Music Hennessey, OK
Megan A. Strotman Biological Sciences Oklahoma City, OK
Kenedie Walker Art, Communication and Theatre Hammon, OK
Elizabeth Drue Woodmansee Music Edmond, OK


First Middle Last Major Hometown
Elizabeth Rachel Brown Pharmacy Goldsby, OK
Chaney Pryce Freese Pharmacy Durant, OK
Jace Allen Jones Pharmacy Rush Springs, OK
Abigail Ray Kliewer Pharmacy Cordell, OK
Megan Joyce Langley Pharmacy Moore, OK
Taylor Nicole Lewis Pharmacy Lawton, OK
Kylie Gem Roberts Pharmacy Claremore, OK
Kyla Jean Sampson Pharmacy Lawton, OK
Kaylen Grace Schier Pharmacy Antlers, OK
Elizabeth Ann Segler Pharmacy Oklahoma City, OK
Mattison Karoline Shepherd Pharmacy Mustang, OK
Abigail Meagan Thibodeaux Pharmacy Pryor, OK
Abigail Dawn Wilbanks Pharmacy Yukon, OK
Pablo Yanez Pharmacy Electra, TX


First Middle Last Major Hometown
Hannah Bryce Allen Allied Health Hinton, OK
Courtney Taylor Anderson Master of Education Edmond, OK
Keely Paige Barrett Allied Health Hinton, OK
Conner D. Boydston Business Randlett, OK
Brooke C. Boydstun Nursing Enid, OK
Jazmin Castillo-Cruz Education Edmond, OK
Justin Chandler Master of Education Oklahoma City, OK
Madison Rylee Chapman Nursing Norman, OK
Carolyn Elizabeth Chepkwony Nursing Harrah, OK
Treasure Tonna Chimere-obika Nursing Nigeria
Carley Lynn Colvin Nursing Yukon, OK
Emily C . Coyne Nursing Blanchard, OK
Brianna Marie Cryer Education Fort Worth, TX
Ian DeVaughan Parks and Recreation Management Binger, OK
Kirstyn A. Dill Nursing Austin, TX
Lane Alan Dobrovolny Engineering Technology Kingfisher, OK
Kamron M. Fakhrshafaei Master of Science Oklahoma City, OK
Autumn Paige Foster Nursing Weatherford, OK
Isaac Alexander Foster Kinesiology Choctaw, OK
Cherice Kylynn Fox Master of Education Fort Supply, OK
Lizbeth Garcia Computer Science Elk City, OK
Lois Vivien Garner Allied Health Kingfisher, OK
Lydia Nicole Gearhart Parks and Recreation Management Konawa, OK
Lela Grace Guadarrama Education Clinton, OK
Cara L. Hall Master of Education Yukon, OK
Latisha Lynn Holmstrom Allied Health Bartlesville, OK
Andrew Dawson Houk Engineering Technology Isabella, OK
Ashley Louise Hughes Kinesiology Australia
Lorsa L. Hughes Nursing Burns Flat, OK
Bailey Nicole Hunter Business Arapaho, OK
Kaydan Lee Johnson Nursing Ardmore, OK
Kendra Lynne Jones Business Oklahoma City, OK
Neenumolmary Kuruvilla Kakkanatt Master of Business Administration Bethany, OK
Kohl Jeffry Kimmel Allied Health Yukon, OK
Carlene Marie Kinder Master of Science Yukon, OK
Thomas B. Klassen Engineering Technology Lookeba, OK
Drake N. Koelsch Nursing Tuttle, OK
Lillian Lawson Education Oklahoma City, OK
Kincee T. Lindley Nursing Hinton, OK
Lockland Mckenna Lippencott Allied Health Cheyenne, OK
Kaleb Dale Longhofer Education Vici, OK
Lauren Nicholle Lueck Master of Science Tuttle, OK
Alli Marie Masters Business Leon, IA
McKenna Jo McMullin Education Clinton, OK
Abby Danielle Mendoza Kinesiology Luther, OK
Ryan  Edward Middleton Allied Health Oklahoma City, OK
Madisson Airy Miller Education Carter, OK
Meghan C. Mitch Allied Health Longdale, OK
Alliyah Omar Mohamud Parks and Recreation Management Ardmore, OK
Holly E. Monostori Nursing Elgin, OK
Cassidy C. Moore Business Tuttle, OK
Lauren E. Morrow Allied Health Tuttle, OK
Rylee Nicole Morrow Education Marlow, OK
Traci N. North Master of Education Yukon, OK
Caleb Joseph Patton Computer Science Perryton, TX
Megan Abagail Pena Psychology Elk City, OK
Breanna Dawn Pennington Business Caney, KS
Michael Angelo Perez Master of Education Yukon, OK
Jeri Ann Pina Master of Science Lawton, OK
Lauren R. Price Business Minco, OK
Douglas Layne Regier Nursing Enid, OK
John Eldon Roberts Parks and Recreation Management Lawton, OK
Jayjay Rain Robinson Allied Health Chandler, OK
Victoria E. Roper Psychology Yukon, OK
Elisabeth Michaela Iva Salyer Business Enid, OK
Jessica Lynn Sanders Master of Education McAlester, OK
Alexandra Kirsten Schradle Master of Education Oklahoma City, OK
Taylor Jordan Shelton Master of Education Watonga, OK
Joshua K. Sinor Business Tuttle, OK
Paige Bucklin Sinor Nursing Edmond, OK
Brock Smith Business Cordell, OK
Madelyn G. Smith Allied Health Newcastle, OK
Morgan N. Snowden Business Omega, OK
Mason Stalder Education Hooker, OK
Abigail Lea Stelzer Education Shawnee, OK
Rachel Katherine Sweet Business Perry, OK
Tamara Jo Thacker Education Elk City, OK
Connor Mark Thaxton Computer Science Duncan, OK
Archie Michael Vergara Nursing Guymon, OK
Mariah Kae Williams Psychology Elk City, OK
Gracen N. Williamson Business Woodward, OK
Sara Elizabeth Willis Nursing Childress, TX
Matthew Dwight Wilson Specialist in Education Oklahoma City, OK
Hannah Michele Wolff Master of Education Oklahoma City, OK
Marianne Wood Master of Science Weatherford, OK
Jessica Juanita Wyatt Allied Health Corn, OK
Delaney Danae York Education Elgin, OK


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