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WOSC Shooting Team named D4 Classic All American National Champions


Apr 10, 2023 -- maegan.martin
WOSC Shooting Team named D4 Classic All American National Champions

The WOSC Shooting Team competed in the ACUI Nationals in San Antonio on March 20-25 and left the competition with the Division 4 Classic All-Around National Champion title! 

CAA is the combined team scores for the American singles events of trap, skeet, and sporting clays. They were competing at the ACUI Nationals in San Antonio.

Division 4: Team Awards |

  • CAA National Champions
  • Skeet 2nd place
  • Trap 4th place
  • Sporting Clays 4th place

Men's CAA Individuals

Women's CAA Individuals

Skeet-Women's

Trap-Women's

  • Open Class- Shay Skaggs: 3rd (after a 4-way tie for 3rd, shooting 99/100)

Class A-

Trap- Men's

Sporting Clays- Women's

Sporting Clays- Men's

Western's Shooting team was also successful in Las Vegas, NV, at the National Collegiate Shooting Sports Athletic Association National Championship! Not only did the Pioneers finish 4th in the Nation, but they also came back to Oklahoma with many honors and accomplishments both as a team and as individual competitors!

  • WOSC placed 3rd in Trap as a team.
  • Hunter Pence was All-American Honorable Mention.
  • Blakey Barnett was the Women's Runner-up Champion in Trap (after a 3-way tie for first with a 99/100)
  • Shay Skaggs: 3rd in Women's Sporting Clays.

Women's skeet:

Men's Skeet:

 Women's trap:

Sporting Clays| Women:

Highest overall women's:

Western is so proud of Coach Pence and his team and is excited about the program's future for many years! The ACUI Nationals in San Antonio ended the season of the collegiate national championships. Hunter PenceBlakely BarnettGavin Sirmons, and Aubrey Steward will the graduating this May. We wish you all success in your future, you have made Western proud!

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Western Oklahoma State College is proud to announce that Rachel Randall, a distinguished biology instructor, has been named the 2024 Teacher of the Year. This prestigious award, determined through nominations by the entire student body and a subsequent selection by the Student Senate, recognizes exceptional dedication and excellence in teaching. 

Rachel Randall has consistently demonstrated a profound commitment to her students, both academically and personally. The nominations submitted by students highlight her extraordinary impact on their educational experiences and personal growth. Here are some of the heartfelt comments from students who nominated her: 

"To me, this teacher has been one of the most caring teachers I know on campus, and I think is the most deserving of this award. Not only because they are an amazing teacher but also because they are the most caring human being. Anytime I need help with something they are always there to help me even if they don't know anything about it, they will learn about it just for me. They are always willing to go above and beyond for every single one of their students and I am completely grateful for that!" 

"I have had the privilege of having this teacher for two different classes. They are knowledgeable and caring. They go above and beyond for their students even when they don't have to. There have been countless times when I have gone to this teacher for help in other classes and if they don't know they takes the time to sit with you and look it up, they make sure you leave their office understanding what you didn't understand when you got into their office with the question. They truly care about their students, and them gaining the knowledge they need to succeed." 

Randall's dedication to her students is evident in every interaction, whether in the classroom or during one-on-one consultations. Her willingness to go the extra mile to ensure her students succeed is what makes her a truly remarkable educator and a deserving recipient of this year's Teacher of the Year award.

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