Governor Fallin Attends SWOSU PLC Banquet


Governor Fallin
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin receives a sweatshirt from the President’s Leadership Class at SWOSU during her appearance April 4 on the Weatherford campus. Making the presentation were (left) SWOSU President Randy Beutler and PLC Director Todd Boyd.

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin was guest speaker at the 5th annual President’s Leadership Class banquet held April 4 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

A sold-out audience enjoyed Fallin’s first trip to Weatherford as governor. Her husband, Thomas native Wade Christensen, accompanied the governor to the dinner that honored members of the 2010-11 PLC at SWOSU.

Providing the entertainment was Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2011 Lacey Russ of Cordell.

SWOSU President Randy Beutler thanked the many donors and sponsors who are helping the successful PLC. The PLC sixth class for the 2011-12 year will be announced soon.

Members of the 2010-2011 PLC are: Chelsea Ankney, Clinton; Blaine Boyd and Taylor Boyd, both of Weatherford; Karlea Brooks, Guymon; Samantha Carson, Elk City; Rachel Denison, Idabel; Jennifer Fischer, Weatherford; Kimes Gilbert, Southmoore; Cord Gothard, Velma-Alma; Kody McKay, Rush Springs; Quynh Phi, Oklahoma City Southeast; Chase Pickering, Westmoore; Will Robinson, Canton; and Taler Sawatzky, Weatherford.