SWOSU Students and Best Cooks Win Prizes at Parent's Day

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 Tailgate Challenge featuring a seafood theme collected cash prizes.

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:

  •       Dalton Ball, son of Kristy Ball of Cordell, signed up at Nabors She Center
  •       Avery Huckabay, daughter of Jody Huckabay of Weatherford, signed up at Pioneer Cellular
  •       Anna Shannon, daughter of John Shannon of Oklahoma City, signed up at Caulkins Conoco

Rodney LaGrange of Weatherford won $500 and first place in the SWOSU Tailgate Challenge Cook-off that takes place before each home football game. Winning $200 and second place was Sigma Sigma Chi sorority, while winning $100 and third place was James Adcock of Weatherford.

The Residence Life 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 19, and will have a theme of “BBQ.” For more information on the challenge, call 580.774.3024.