Ronan Locker is the Owasso High School Valedictorian for the graduating class of 2020. He will be starting his medical journey this Fall at Stanford University. He is pursuing a Biomedical Engineering degree. Ronan stated "I have discovered that I am most fulfilled when helping others. Benefitting the lives of the members of my community brings me the greatest satisfaction." He also said that he is eternally grateful to his parents for aiding him through his journey by imparting on him their wisdom and their advice for navigating life's many challenges.
Caleb Smith is a three-time recipient of this honor. He is an Owasso High School graduate and this year he graduated Oklahoma State University. He will continue his education at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine this Fall. The competition for 2020 was intense, over 3,500 students applied for the 165 places in the OSU-COM medical school class. He said "I go now preparing for my first year of medical school with this burning in my mind. No longer will I question if this path is right for me; I know how I can impact my community in ways many people dream of." He also stated that his mother and the way she puts her heart and soul into her patients is what inspires him.
Owasso HS class of 2020 - pursuing her Chemistry degree to become a Physician by attending OU in the Fall.
Owasso HS class of 2020 - pursuing her degree in Biomedical Engineering by attending Duke University in the Fall.
Owasso HS Class of 2020 - pursuing her Nursing degree at Oklahoma Baptist University in the Fall. Katheryn Turner Emily Giddens - currently attending OSU
Junior at Oklahoma State University. Collinsville HS graduate. Two-time recipient of the Bailey Education Foundation scholarship. Continuing her Physiology degree to become a Physician's Assistant in the Fall.