Parent's Day Scholarship and Cookoff Winners Collect Nice Prizes

Three Southwestern Oklahoma State University students each won $800 scholarships this past Saturday at Parent’s Day activities on the Weatherford campus, and winners of the SWOSU Cookoff Challenge were announced.  

Area businesses and the SWOSU Foundation worked together to make possible the scholarship giveaway. Students and their parents registered throughout the day at participating businesses.

Winners of the scholarships were:

  •       Elisa Rogers, daughter of Sharon Reimer of Hobart, signed up at Taco Mayo
  •       Tammy Poolaw, daughter of Keith and Cheryl Hooper of Mountain View, signed up at Solstice Tanning
  •       Jake Ellison, son of Courtney Pitzer of Canyon (TX), signed up at the Coffee Cup

Kappa Epsilon fraternity won $500 and first place in the SWOSU Cookoff Challenge that takes place before each home football game. Winning $200 and second place was Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, while winning $100 and third place was the Black Student Association.

The Residence Life & Housing Department sponsors the contest, which is open to the public. Each home game features $800 in prize money. The next contest is this Saturday, September 20, and will have a theme of “beef.” For more information on the challenge, call 580.774.3024.