Press Releases 2017

One adult and six kids pet white dog

Monday, May 22, 2017

SULPHUR, Okla. – When Jasmine, the therapy dog, arrived at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in February, the students naturally knew what to do.

They loved her.

Jasmine and her adult humans, however, still had a few things to learn.

A Labrador-mix breed, Jasmine had been...

Woman stands beside man who holds Oklahoma-shaped award

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

TULSA, Okla. – The crowd cheered when Joy Ride Taxi owner Patrick Cuningkin accepted his Community Employer Award for hiring multiple jobseekers who are blind.

Staff from Visual Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, presented the award to Cuningkin...

OSB graduates

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MUSKOGEE — Oklahoma School for the Blind seniors will graduate in a commencement ceremony that will be held at noon on May 24, in the OSB auditorium, at 3300 Gibson Street.

The OSB 2017 graduating class includes Justin Whitmire of Durant, Jacob King of Muskogee, Patelin Cogswell of...

Dawn Jolynn Sledd senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Ada native Dawn Jolynn Sledd will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Sledd is the daughter of Donna and William Saaty of Ada, and Jason and Robin...

Calise LeeAnn Cox senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Ardmore natives Calise LeeAnn Cox and Aaron Cole Hutchins will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Cox is the daughter of Quwannialisha Thrash and...

Maxwell Quentin Graves senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Sapulpa native Maxwell Quentin Graves will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Graves is the son of Susan and Mark Graves of Sapulpa. He was on...

Savannah Violet Schlegel senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Spencer native Savannah Violet Schlegel will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Schlegel is the daughter of Lou Ellen and David Schlegel of...

Amanda Lee Pack senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Sulphur native Amanda Lee Pack will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Pack is the daughter of Scarlet and Chris Pack of Sulphur. She plays...

Eleazar De La Torre Ledezma senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Tulsa native Eleazar De La Torre Ledezma will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Ledezma is the son of Monica De La Torre and Berna Ledezma of...

Michael Lorenzo Gordon senior picture

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SULPHUR — Wagoner native Michael Lorenzo Gordon will graduate from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf in a commencement ceremony that will be held at 1 p.m. May 25, in the OSD gym, at 1100 East Oklahoma Street in Sulphur.

Gordon is the son of Marie and Joe Gordon of Wagoner. He played...

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