March 2012

STATE’S TOP SCIENCE STUDENTS COMPETING THURSDAY-SATURDAY AT ECU

The regional winners of junior high and high school science projects and research papers will compete for prizes beginning Thursday [MARCH 8] at the Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair and the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science held annually at East Central University.

Cash, science-related prizes and scholarships will be awarded in the two competitions.

R. BURL HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO TAMRA ALBRITTON

Group photo of scholarship recipients

A new scholarship honoring the late R. Burl Harris, a long-time Ada resident, has been awarded to an East Central University student majoring in legal studies.

Tamra Albritton of Roff, a junior, is the first recipient of the R. Burl Harris Legal Studies Centennial Scholarship that was established through the ECU Foundation Inc.

The scholarship was funded by donations after Harris’ death in December 2010 and was completed to the $15,000 Centennial level by his wife, Jan Harris.

ECU SYMPHONIC BAND, WIND ENSEMBLE PERFORMING CONCERT MARCH 8

The East Central University Symphonic Band and the ECU Wind Ensemble will present a winter concert Thursday [MARCH 8] with a program ranging from pieces inspired by a Korean folk song, a Dylan Thomas poem and a stuck harmonium key to marches and a 1978 hit single by Earth, Wind & Fire.

The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Dr. Allen Correll, ECU director of bands, will conduct both groups.

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