April 2011

SOUTHMOORE, GROVE STUDENTS WIN TOP PRIZES AT STATE SCIENCE FAIR

Students from Moore’s Southmoore High School and Grove Middle School were the grand prize winners in the 2011 Oklahoma State Science & Engineering Fair held annually at East Central University in Ada. Approximately 237 projects were vying for cash prizes and other awards.

 The $500 Best of Fair Award in Division I went to Ashley Sowder, a senior at Southmoore High School, for her project, “Social Immunity of Apis mellifera as an Antimicrobial Indicator of CCD.

ECU OFFERING FREE TRAINING FOR ‘GREEN JOBS’

A $255,840 “Oklahoma Green” grant awarded to East Central University, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and administered by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, will train, certify and place up to 200 workers who will become eligible for “green jobs” in energy efficiency and renewable energy occupations.

The free courses will be offered throughout the year in Ada, Ardmore and Durant.

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