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WOSC Hispanic Association hosts Spanish Bingo

May 4, 2023 -- maegan.martin
WOSC Hispanic Association hosts Spanish Bingo

As the semester is wrapping up, the WOSC Hispanic Student Association is ending with a lot of fun! Tuesday, May 2nd, over 50 students attended Bingo Night hosted by HSA! The event was run entirely in Spanish with English translators available. Students were excited about a fun night of food, prizes, and a Loteria.

The week will wrap on Friday, May 5th, celebrating Cinco de Mayo! The campus is invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo luncheon at 11:30 AM in the Band Hall. HSA will be handing out scholarships for students involved in the organization over the year. Then at 12:45 PM, outside the gym, HSA will break a pinata to continue celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

Throughout the year, HSA has hosted many events, fundraisers, and cultural field trips for students. Some include the Day of the Day Festival in OKC, the Day of the Dead Alter with AAFB Hispanic Club, and Salsa sales and tasting.

The main purpose of the WOSC Hispanic Student Association is to promote Hispanic culture by providing opportunities to meet and socialize with other Hispanic students, promoting awareness of Hispanic cultures, people, traditions, and language, providing educational opportunities to members as well as the campus community, and creating a sense of community within the Latino student body.

Thank you to the sponsors and volunteers who help make this organization one of the top organizations on campus! We are #proudtobepioneer!

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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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