Tuition Scholarship Giveaways Planned as Part of SWOSU Parent's Day


Fifty-one businesses are making possible the giveaway of five $500 tuition scholarships during this Saturday’s (September 22)  Parent's Day activities on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford.

A pancake breakfast, state watercolor art show, tailgate party and SWOSU football game are also planned during the day.

SWOSU students will have the opportunity to win one of five $500 tuition scholarships at the businesses listed below. Students or family members can register for the scholarship drawings throughout the day at participating businesses. The winners will be announced at halftime of the 6 p.m. football game.

The pancake breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. in the University Grill. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the SWOSU men’s basketball team. Cost is $5 for the all-you-can-eat breakfast, consisting of pancakes, ham steak, coffee and juice.

The watercolor art show will be held from 3-5 p.m. in the Art Building. The show is part of the Oklahoma State Watercolor Association show. Admission is free, and everyone is invited to stop by the Art Building.

A tailgate party/BBQ dinner, sponsored by the SWOSU Alumni Association, will be held from 5 - 6 p.m. just south of Milam Stadium. Everyone is invited. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance in Room 201 of the Administration Building or purchased at the party/dinner.

The evening ends with the football game featuring the SWOSU Bulldogs, who are 3-1 this season. The Bulldogs entertain Abilene Christian (TX) University. Game time is 6 p.m.

Additional information about the event is available by calling the 580.774.3267.

Participating businesses are:

  • Action Sports
  • B.G.’s Drive Thru
  • Bank of Hydro
  • Benchwarmer Brown’s
  • Butcher’s Clothing Co.
  • Butler Photography
  • Casa Soto Mexican Restaurant
  • Caulkins Conoco
  • Cummins, Pontiac, Buick, GMC
  • Domino Express
  • Downtown Diner
  • Dusty Rose
  • Edward Jones
  • EZ Shop
  • First National Bank
  • Goldmann’s Mainstreet Hardware
  • It’s All About MOI at Miss Trudy’s
  • Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • Kelley Jewelers
  • King’s Gifts & Flowers
  • KWEY AM/FM Radio
  • La-La & Friends
  • Magill Insurance Agency
  • Mario's Grill
  • Mazzio’s
  • MidFirst Bank
  • More than Medicine
  • Nabors Shoe Center
  • O’Reilly’s Auto Parts
  • Oklahoma Steak House
  • Pink Turtle Gifts
  • Pizza Hut
  • Premier Wireless
  • Ratcliffe’s Textbooks
  • Sears Dealer Store
  • Southwest Auto Parts
  • Southwest Cellular
  • Southwest National Bank
  • Taco Mayo
  • Tautfest Furniture & Appliances
  • The Aquarium
  • The Country Store
  • The Floor Trader
  • The Jiffy Trip
  • The Kloset
  • The Medicine Shoppe
  • The Woodshed
  • University Bookstore
  • Uptown Market Place
  • Wal-Mart
  • Weatherford Regional Hospital
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