Jason Proctor, 2014-2015 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year (fourth from left) poses with 2013-2014 District Teacher of the Year honorees during the Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship held Nov. 10 at East Central University’s Raymond Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University Center. Proctor was the keynote speaker. The district teachers of the year are: (from left) Kent Lee, Vanoss Public Schools and rising star award winner; Christian Johnson, Calvin Public Schools; Teresa Askin, Pleasant Grove Public Schools; Proctor; Melissa Coates, Byng Public Schools; Andrea Appleman, Ada Public Schools; Lucy Knight, Springer Public Schools and Marsha Reeves, Latta Public Schools. The Marvin Stokes Lectureship enhances the ability of ECU to expose the students in the College of Education and educators in the university service area to ideas and trends in education on the state, national and international scene. The funding for the lectureship program is provided by the annual earnings on funds dedicated to the Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship through the ECU Foundation, Inc., and matched by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.