Press Releases 2017

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...

head shots of the eight seniors

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

SULPHUR — The Senior Class of 2017 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.

The OSD 2017 graduating class includes Calise LeeAnn Cox, Michael Lorenzo Gordon,...

Four adults pose in ffront of protratis on a wall

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Commission for Rehabilitation Services selected Noel Tyler on May 8 to lead the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services as agency director.

Tyler had served as interim director since February 11, 2016.

“Noel Tyler has served with distinction and honor as...

Three young people and one adult sit on a staircase

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SULPHUR, Okla. – The Oklahoma School for the Deaf recently brought home third place in the national Battle of the Books playoff competition at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC.

Last year, the OSD team placed 8th among 8 teams that advanced to the national level.

“This year...

Young woman with hands on shoulders of young boy with a gift and medal, young woman with a medal, young woman with a gift and medal

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Three Oklahoma School for the Blind students will compete this June in the national Braille Challenge® finals competition in Los Angeles.

Braille Challenge® is a national program sponsored by the Braille Institute, a nonprofit organization that eliminates barriers caused...

Woman looks at large text on a handheld device

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa resident Felicia Jones is ready to testify about the transforming power of assistive technology at the open house for Visual Services’ new Assistive Technology Lab on May 5.

“They are going to see how far technology has come -- what people can do with technology on...

Tech-Now logo

Monday, April 24, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY ─ Oklahoma students with disabilities will battle it out in the Tech-Now State Competition from 9 am to 3 pm on May 4 at Norman North High School, 1809 Stubbeman Ave., Norman.

Of the 350 students enrolled the Tech-Now classes, approximately 200 students from 20 high schools...

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