Nominations sought for scholarships, awards
The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a nonprofit that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools, is seeking nominations for its 2019 Academic All-State Scholarships and Medal for Excellence Awards.
Scholarships and educator awards totaling $125,000 will be presented at the foundation’s 33rd annual Academic Awards Banquet on May 18 at the Renaissance Tulsa Convention Center.
Academic Awards nominations are being accepted at www.ofe.org in the following categories:
Academic All-State, which honors 100 public high school seniors with a $1,000 merit-based scholarship. Nominations must submitted by 5 p.m. Nov. 29.
Medal for Excellence, honoring one elementary teacher, one secondary teacher, one administrator at the elementary or secondary level, one teacher at a regional university or community college, and one educator at a public research university.
Oklahoma Medal for Excellence honorees each receive a $5,000 cash award and a glass Roots and Wings sculpture. These nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Nov. 27.