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Mrs. Charlene Heronema, Mrs. Bethany Parham, Watonga
and 8th grade 1st place winner Haylee Pritchett of Watonga,
Jaycee Taylor of Okarche, third place winner, and her
principal Ms. Andrea Magness. Sage Griswold, 2nd place
winner was unable to attend. (Photo provided)

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Cambri Widney of Watonga was given the Grant-in-Aid Scholarship by Mrs. Karla Eischen of Okarche

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Mrs. Charlene Heronema Essay Chairman, Seventh Grade Essay Winners—2nd place-Anna Shirey, 1st place-Rylie Bomhoff, 3rd place Caden Schieber all of Okarche and their principal, Andrea Magness. (Photos provided)

Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International met on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the InterBank Community Room. Delta Kappa Gamma is a Society for key women educators and was founded on May 11, 1929 and was founded by twelve women educators in Austin, TX.

Theta Chapter hosted a reception for the essay winners, parents, guests and members to hear the students read their winning essays. Those reading essays were the 7th grade winners: 3rd place-Caden Schieber, 2nd place-Anna Shirey and 1st place-Rylie Bomhoff all from Okarche.The 8th grade winners were: 3rd place-Jaycee Taylor, Okarche, 2nd place-Sage Griswold, Okarche and 1st place- Haylee Pritchett, Watonga. Sage Griswold was unable to attend and the essay chairman, Charlene Heronema read her essay. Theta Chapter has had state seven winners since its inception 23 years ago. Beth Schieber, Past Oklahoma State DKG President, began the essay contest during her year of presidency from 1995-1997.

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