SWOSU-Sayre Radiology Students Win Scholarships and Prizes at Convention
Southwestern Oklahoma State University-Sayre radiologic technology students recently won scholarships and prizes at the annual convention of the Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT) held in Midwest City.
Jakob Snider of Weatherford won a $500 OSRT scholarship, Olivia Hamilton of Elk City won a $250 scholarship and Krista Barber of Apache and Jera Diltz of Elk City won $100 OSRT scholarships.
Karen Stephens of Weatherford also won $75 for winning a Jeopardy-style competition called Wilhelm’s Trivia, and Snider won $25 for finishing third.
Two two-person SWOSU-Sayre teams placed in the scholastic exhibit competition for radiology displays they created. The team of Shay Henderson of Cheyenne and Janet Medina of Clinton tied with the team of Jessica Jones of Sayre and Ray Soto of Elk City for second place in the competition.
Additionally, each participating radiologic technology program that attended designed a T-shirt for the convention. The SWOSU-Sayre program won first place and a $100 gift certificate for best T-shirt design for the second consecutive year.
Students also attended educational sessions hosted by radiologic technology professionals who discussed real-world medical imaging issues.
SWOSU-Sayre radiologic technology program faculty members Jess Parker and Sheana Thompson accompanied the students.