Oklahoma Teacher of the Year to Present at SWOSU this Wednesday

The Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, Peter Markes,will present at the SWOSU Education Career and Technology Fair this Wednesday, March 26, on the Weatherford campus, and the public is invited.

Markes will speak at 1:15 p.m. in the East Ballroom on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center.

Markes is the director of orchestras at Edmond North High School and also the conductor for the Oklahoma Youth Philharmonic. His orchestras have performed at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago and also at Carnegie Hall. Markes was named the Teacher of the Year for Edmond Public Schools and then was named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.

The SWOSU Education Career and Technology Fair is a combined effort between the Department of Education and Career Services office. Twenty-five schools from four states will be in attendance recruiting teacher candidates.

For more information, contact Bruce Belanger at bruce.belanger@swosu.edu.