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Edmond Man Gives More to SWOSU PLC Program
December 20, 2013
Mike North of Edmond recently presented a $10,000 donation to Southwestern Oklahoma State University that will benefit the President’s Leadership Class on the Weatherford campus.
In 2012, North established the Lucille and Mike North Endowment with the SWOSU Foundation. His latest gift brings his total contribution to the PLC program to over $50,000.
The endowment is intended to benefit a student who is selected for the PLC and is the son/daughter of a veteran or plans to enter the military.
Lucille North (1905-2002) is the late grandmother of Mike. She grew up in Weatherford and graduated in 1927 with an education degree from SWOSU. Mike grew up in Weatherford and graduated from Weatherford High School in 1973. He entered the U.S. Navy after high school and served four years, being honorably discharged in July of 1977. Mike then entered SWOSU in the fall of 1977 and graduated in December of 1980 with BS degrees in accounting and economics.