Nominations Being Accepted for Distinguished Alum Award at SWOSU

Nominations for the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford are being accepted with a deadline of November 14.

Garrett King, director of institutional advancement at SWOSU, said the award was established by SWOSU and the SWOSU Alumni Association to honor outstanding former students and to celebrate their achievements.  There are currently 83 outstanding alumni recognized in the SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

A nomination form is available in the SWOSU Institutional Advancement Office or on the SWOSU website at

In addition to the award nomination form, nominators are encouraged to provide supporting items that further distinguish the nominee. Such items include but are not limited to:

  • a current biography
  • up to three letters of support from non-family members
  • newspaper and magazine articles
  • personal stories or other items of interest

The SWOSU Distinguished Alumni Committee will meet later in November.

For more information, please contact the SWOSU Office of Institutional Advancement at 580.774.3267.