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SWOSU Grad Student Wins OAHPERD Scholarship

November 9, 2009

Ryan Haggard, Drew Hughes and Dr. Chad Kinder
SWOSU graduate student Drew Hughes (center) recently won the 2009 Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Graduate Scholarship. With him is (left): Ryan Haggard, faculty member in the SWOSU Parks & Recreation Management Department, and Dr. Chad Kinder, 2009 OAHPERD vice president for recreation and associate dean for the SWOSU School of Behavioral Sciences and Education.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Parks and Recreation Management Department graduate student Drew Hughes of Drummond recently won the 2009 Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Graduate Scholarship. 

OAHPERD annually awards the Graduate Scholarship to one outstanding student.

Hughes is currently pursuing a Master of Education degree with an emphasis in Parks and Recreation Management at SWOSU in Weatherford.  He completed a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in park law enforcement and a minor in multidisciplinary studies in 2008. 

Hughes serves as a park guide / interpretive ranger for the National Park Service at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site located near Cheyenne.

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