The Ponca City Public School district has been notified that two students have been selected as 2015 Academic All-Staters. The students are Dillon Seals and Sam Flowers. This prestigious award honors 100 public high school seniors with a $1,000 scholarship, a medallion, and a commemorative plaque.
Ponca City Senior High School will have pre-enrollment during English classes on the following dates:
• Monday, March 2 – Seniors (students who will be seniors next year).
• Tuesday, March 3 – Juniors (students who will be juniors next year).
• Wednesday, March 4 – Sophomores (students who will be sophomores next year)
Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6 will be make-up dates.
Woodlands Christian Church and Albright United Methodist Church in Ponca City have canceled all church services for Sunday.
Kay County Commissioner Vance Johnson told The News Friday evening that the bridge on Hubbard Road, which has been under construction for several months, has been opened to traffic.
The fourth annual Student Technology Expo will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the High School Commons and Assembly Center. The purpose of the Expo is to highlight the latest technologies students are using to enhance learning in the classroom. Students from all grade levels will be demonstrating the myriad of technologies.
Kennis (Ken) Bellmard, class of 1978 and Bill Butler, class of 1962, will be inducted into the Northern Oklahoma College Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame March 7. Ceremonies will take place during the NOC Alumni and Friends Reunion Dinner on the Tonkawa campus. Reservations for the dinner and ceremony are $20 and may be made by contacting Jill Green, director of alumni relations, at 580-628-6473 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations may be made online at www.noc.edu/alumni2 and then click on “Click here to reserve your seats, by submitting your online Registration Form.” Deadline for registration and payment is Friday, Feb. 27. The event registration and mixer will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in the Renfro Center lobby with dinner at 6 p.m. in the Renfro Center