The alumni listed below have achieved great things for and with Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
After graduating from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1981, Rich Cantillon enjoyed a successful photography business for 15 years in Blackwell before serving as president of the Blackwell Area Chamber of Commerce. He spent a few years at the Blackwell chamber before joining the Ponca City chamber. In 1994, Cantillon was selected as Blackwell’s Outstanding Citizen, and in 2008, he was selected as the Chamber Executive of the Year for the State of Oklahoma.
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