The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education recently awarded scholarships to nine students from Meridian Technology Center.
Guthrie students Kacey Acker and Kathy Morris; Savannah Spain, Ponca City; Callista Sanders, Red Rock; and Stillwater students Dawsyn Case, Aubrey Cook, Remington Denton, Angela Hayes and Erika Jarrell 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 awarded on the basis of commitment exhibited by the recipient. Funds can be used to assist winners with tuition, books and other direct expenses incurred for training.