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The Darlene Bock Scholarship was initiated by Darlene Bock, a long-time educator at Altus Junior College / Western Oklahoma State College. Darlene taught for more than 25 years and "loved every day of it!" The intent of the scholarship is to support students who share this same
passion for teaching. The scholarship is awarded to a student from southwest Oklahoma, graduating from Western with a minimum 3.0 GPA and pursuing a degree in education.

Congratulations to nursing instructor Katharine Hamilton for being selected as the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Western Oklahoma State College. Ms. Hamilton is the Freshman Nursing Coordinator and Instructor at the Lawton campus.

Western Oklahoma State College faculty and staff members honored the 2023 President’s Excellence Award nominees at a luncheon on April 26th in the Pioneer Heritage Center. 

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.