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Juniors Take the CAAP at SWOSU

November 13, 2007

CAAP
Several Southwestern Oklahoma State University juniors recently won cash prizes for participating in ACT’s Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) exams on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford. Among the winners were (front from left): Chantel Summers, Elk City; Bobbi Poff, Elk City; and Maxine Quaye, Oklahoma City. Middle from left—LaGena Elmore, Weatherford; Nicole Floyd, Thomas; Theresa Shaklee, Kremlin; Candice Gaffney, Clinton; and Lacey Scheffler, Hitchcock. Back from left—SWOSU Associate Provost Dr. Cindy Foust; SWOSU Director of Assessment Jan Noble; and SWOSU Provost Dr. Blake Sonobe.

Nathan Treadaway
Southwestern Oklahoma State University junior Nathan Treadaway recently won a cash prize for participating in ACT’s Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) exams on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford. Making the presentation is Jan Noble, director of assessment at SWOSU.

Cole Huber
Southwestern Oklahoma State University junior Cole Huber recently won a cash prize for participating in ACT’s Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) exams on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford.

Several Southwestern Oklahoma State University juniors recently won cash prizes for participating in ACT’s Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) exams on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford.

SWOSU added an annual standardized university examination as a component of institutional assessment. Faculty committees and administration agreed to utilize four components of the CAAP program including critical thinking, reading, writing essay, and writing skills.

Winners of $100 were: LaGena Elmore, Weatherford; Candice Gaffney, Clinton; Lacey Scheffler, Hitchcock; and Theresa Shaklee, Kremlin.  The $50 winners were Nicole Floyd, Thomas; Bobbi Poff, Elk City; Maxine Quaye, Oklahoma City; and Chantel Summers, Elk City. Winners of $25 were Ashley Calhoun, Amber;  James Crittenden, Mustang; Cole Huber, Clinton; and Nathan Treadaway, Woodward. 

Jan Noble, director of assessment at SWOSU, said the Student Government Association supported the program. Eligible SWOSU juniors were asked to be involved in completing two of the four tests.  As a means of showing appreciation for their contribution, the names of those who participated were entered into a drawing for 12 cash prizes. 

Noble said after scores are returned in December, there will be 20 cash prizes awarded to students with the highest scores. Cash prizes will range from $25 to $300.

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