Dr. Bruce King’s office announced the winners in a Thanksgiving coloring contest aimed at getting students and their children involved in more campus activities. “We hope to do more activities like this with our students in the future,” said King’s office assistant Sherry Holeman.
First place winner was Rayden Hyatt. She is 8 years old and in the 2nd grade at Valliant Elementary School. She receives a gift certificate for a free child’s haircut compliments of G-Clipz hair salon at the Jumper Plaza Shopping Center in Idabel, OK. She also receives a free personal pan pizza compliments of Idabel Pizza Hut and a 1st place certificate from SE-MCC. She is the daughter of Catherine Hyatt which is an Eastern student majoring in Psychology/Sociology. Continue reading
Eastern Oklahoma State College has named Preston Wheeler of Idabel as the new site coordinator and academic advisor at Southeastern’s McCurtain County Campus.
Wheeler will oversee Eastern’s operations at the campus and advise students. He replaces Tammy Crow who has accepted a full-time instructor position with Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Before coming to Eastern, Wheeler taught history at Idabel High School for seven years. Prior to entering the education field, he worked in the state medical examiner’s office from 1992 to 2006. He also served as a probation and parole officer with the Department of Corrections for five years.
A graduate of Broken Bow High School, Wheeler earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and his master’s degree in educational leadership from Southern Nazarene University.