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PLC Student Alumni


David A. Burr Scholars

Named in honor of the late Vice President for University Affairs and founder of the Presidentís Leadership Class, this $1000 award recognizes former PLC members for outstanding leadership and service. David A. Burr Scholars serve as mentors to the incoming PLC Class. They attend the annual PLC retreat in the fall, participate in 1 or 2 meetings per semester, keep in contact with their mentees and help encourage them throughout their freshman year.

Application will be available each Spring.

Jane Lawton Intern

Jane England Lawton, a member of the 1962 PLC Class, passed away unexpectedly on November 29, 2007 after speaking at the Department of Justice Antitrust Divisionís 2007 Telecommunications Symposium in Washington, D. C. Jane was a member of the 1962 Presidentís Leadership Class at OU, President of Kappa Kappa Gamma, a member of Mortar Board and Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Oklahoma in 1966. At the time of her death, Jane was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, a political leader, a wife and mother, and a wonderful friend to many.

Janeís Oklahoma friends have honored Jane with a scholarship in her memory at The University of Oklahoma. The scholarship establishes an intern position to be awarded to a current student who is a former member of the Presidentís Leadership Class. The Jane E. Lawton Intern plans activities for Presidentís Leadership Class members after their freshman year and spearheads an outreach program to keep this prestigious group in communication in future years. Janeís friends believe this award truly perpetuate Janeís memory. Jane was always reaching out to people and making every effort to connect them with one another.

If you would like to honor Jane with a contribution to The Jane E. Lawton Intern Scholarship, you can

· Make your check payable to The OU Foundation
· Write Jane E. Lawton, Fund #40674 on the memo line
· Send your check to:

Karen Renfroe
OU Development, Whitehand Hall
339 West Boyd
Norman, Oklahoma 73019

Application for this Internship available each Spring

Student Alumni Class Activities
We hope to have one alumni event for each class in the fall and the annual reunion picnic at the end of each school year. Details for these events can be found on your class page.

- Senior Class Activities
- Junior Class Activities
- Sophomore Class Activities