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Quezada Selected to Represent SWOSU as Nigh Scholar

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Francisco Quezada of Elk City is the university’s representative at the 2022 George and Donna Nigh Leadership Academy.

Quezada will attend the academy April 29 through May 1 in Oklahoma City. He is majoring in parks and wildlife law enforcement at SWOSU.

 He will participate in the academy along with other selected students representing two-year and four-year higher educational institutions in the state of Oklahoma. Each college and university in Oklahoma may nominate one scholarship recipient per year.

Quezada will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarships are for outstanding students who are preparing for careers in public service. A component of the scholarship program is participation in seminars on public service offered by the Nigh Institute.