The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education recently awarded scholarships to 10 students from Meridian Technology Center.
Jonna Davenport, Perry; Nicole Lickliter, Blackwell; and Stillwater students Julieanna Peralta, Courtney Archer, Samantha Fletcher, Sarah Grimmett, Judilea McGlade, Sara Glover, Mahlett Assefa and Krystal Young received the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship.
Otha Grimes was actively involved in agriculture, oil and gas production, and civic programs throughout the state. Grimes served as a member of the board of directors for the CareerTech Foundation. This scholarship is reserved for adult students who may not qualify for other scholarship opportunities or student assistance programs.
The Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship is reserved for adult students who may not qualify for other scholarship opportunities or student assistance programs. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of commitment exhibited by the recipient. Awards range from $200 to $600 and are unrestricted with respect to the occupational area. Funds can be used to assist winners with tuition, books and other direct expenses incurred for training.