Indigenous seniors honored: The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission recently announced its Students of Excellence for 2020-2021.
Indigenous graduating seniors were selected based on their cultural involvement, academic accomplishments and student leadership.
Honorees include Parrish Pipestem, an Osage, Otoe-Missouria and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians graduate of Booker T. Washington; Trinity Dake, a Cherokee Nation graduate of Central; Joey David, a Muscogee Nation graduate from East Central; Allison Drew, a Cherokee Nation graduate from Edison Preparatory; Ashleigh McMullin, a Choctaw Nation graduate from Nathan Hale; Trinity Henderson, a Choctaw Nation graduate from McLain; Zachariah Chorette, an Osage Nation graduate from Memorial; Liliana Perryman, a Cherokee Nation graduate from Rogers; Jenna Walkingstick, a Cherokee Nation graduate from Street School and Mason Blose, a Cherokee Nation graduate from Webster.
OSSM to host virtual math contest: The Oklahoma School for Science and Mathematics will host a free online math contest June 29 for students statewide who have completed grades 6-8.
The 60-minute test will consist of problems based on the Oklahoma Department of Education’s middle school mathematics standards. The three top-scoring individuals from each grade will be recognized.