Five Northwestern education seniors awarded Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship

October 2, 2017

2017 Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Bo Hannaford (far left) and Dr. James Bell (far right) recently awarded five students with the Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship. The recipients are (front row, left to right) Beth Baker and Taylor Black, (back row left to right) Angela Buller, Jennifer Heitman and Hilda Freeland, all senior education students at Northwestern.

Five Northwestern Oklahoma State University seniors were awarded the Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship given by the Guthrie Scottish Rite Charitable and Educational Foundation.

Those awarded this semester are Beth Baker of Woodward, elementary education; Taylor Black of Drummond, early childhood education; Angela Buller of Ponca City, elementary education; Hilda Freeland of Enid, special education; and Jennifer Heitman of Ponca City, early childhood education.

Each semester the scholarships are awarded to teacher candidates who are completing their professional semester.

Dr. Bo Hannaford, vice president for academic affairs, and Dr. James Bell, associate vice president for academics and dean of faculty, presented the students their scholarship.

The Guthrie Scottish Rite Charitable and Educational Foundation works primarily with children with language and/or reading disorders. Recipients are chosen by members of the Teacher Education faculty who have reviewed all applications and voted for the candidate they felt was the best choice.

For more information on the Guthrie Scottish Rite scholarship or the Division of Education contact Dr. Christee Jenlink, associate dean of education and professor of education, at (580) 327-8450 or email


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