Merritt Wins Women's History Essay Contest


Three Southwestern Oklahoma State University students won cash prizes in the recent essay contest held during Women’s Her Story Week activities held on the Weatherford campus.

Angela Merritt of Claremore won first place and $100 for her essay on “She is Part of My Story.” Jessica Manney of Hollis won second place and $50 for “I Don’t Want to Get Up!!!” Lucia Kihien of Peru won third place and $25 for “My Lifetime Trainer.”

The essays were judged by representatives from the American Association of University Women. The Women’s Her Story Week activities were part of the National Women’s History Month activities at SWOSU.