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OU Announces Outstanding Senior Award Recipients


OU Announces Outstanding Senior Award Recipients

November 9, 2022

Sixteen seniors from the University of Oklahoma have been selected as Outstanding Seniors for their exceptional achievements in scholarship, honors, awards, leadership and service. Of these 16 students, Aaron Reid from Claremore, Oklahoma, was chosen by a committee of OU faculty, staff and students as the overall Outstanding Senior.

The group was recognized at a recent ceremony, where OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. and representatives from OU colleges presented each recipient their Outstanding Senior Award.

2022-2023 Outstanding Seniors at The University of Oklahoma Norman campus with Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, David Surratt, and University President, Joseph Harroz, Jr.

Outstanding Senior



Aaron Reid

Claremore, Oklahoma

Overall Outstanding Senior

Piper Petree

Muldrow, Oklahoma

Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Megan Szymanski

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences

Andjela Jovanovic

Belgrade, Serbia

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

Olivia Griffin

Colleyville, Texas

Michael F. Price College of Business

Jarah Burdette

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Jennevieve Scott

Moore, Oklahoma

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Christian Newkirk

Rowlett, Texas

Gallogly College of Engineering

Josue Dooley

Mustang, Oklahoma

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

Rachel Penner

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Honors College

Angelora Castellano

Atlanta, Georgia

David L. Boren College of International Studies

Jackson Conner

Little Rock, Arkansas

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Michelle Mesner

Norman, Oklahoma

College of Professional and Continuing Studies

Alexa Gray

Norman, Oklahoma

College of Allied Health

Sara Schultheis

Edmond, Oklahoma

College of Dentistry

Riyanna Williams

Norman, Oklahoma

Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing

About the University of Oklahoma

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