Olympic gold medalist and University of Oklahoma alumnus Bart Conner will receive the Award of Distinction at the 2014 OU Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education’s annual Celebration of Education in Oklahoma, set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom of Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave.
The awards ceremony also will recognize the following Oklahoma educators:
Heather Goodenough, secondary social studies instructional specialist at Broken Arrow Public Schools, the Young Educators Award
Jason Brunk, assistant superintendent at Yukon Public Schools, the Outstanding Educator Award
Robert Everett, retired superintendent of Newcastle Public Schools, the Career Achievement Award
Amy Jones Williams, an early childhood educator and tireless community volunteer, the Meritorious Service Award
Dawn Brockman, student congress adviser and leadership teacher at Norman High School, will be inducted into the College of Education’s Alumni Hall of Fame
Amy Simpson and Shelley McMillin, principals at Plaza Towers and Briarwood Elementary schools in Moore, will be honored with the special Exemplary Leadership and Service Award
Media registration is complimentary and dinner is included. To reserve a seat, please contact Christine Frank at (405) 325-4844 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 21. Members of the media may park in the Union parking garage or any available space around the Union.