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OC Alumni Updates & Milestones


Patty Lane

Alumni Update - Patty Lane

Photo credit to Edmond OutlookPatty Lane ('81) started the Happy Dog Farm Foundation in 2012, a nonprofit dog sanctuary for unwanted dogs, especially smaller breeds. Lane has rescued dogs since she was a girl, and after her dad passed away…

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Sherry Dew

Alumni Update - Sherry Dew

Sherry Dew (Fields '90) was named one of nine Finalists for Oklahoma City Public Schools District Teacher of the Year.Congratulations, Sherry! We are so proud of you and all of the amazing work you do with students and how you…

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Tom Winkler

Alumni Update - Dr. Tom Winkler

Dr. Tom Winkler (1983) graduated from OC with a pre-med degree and completed medical school at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After residency, he practiced Family Medicine for approximately 32 years in Garland, TX. In 2016, Tom transitioned into…

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Alumni Update - Harmon Family

Three generations of the Harmon family have graduated from OC! Pictured from left to right: Sheila Harmon (Wallace '76), Hannah Harmon ('22), and Nicki Washburn (Harmon '96). We love our legacy families! Having multiple generations of wonderful families like the…

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Brenda Gordon

Alumni Update - Brenda Gordon

Brenda Gordon (Parker '81) was recently honored with the 2023 Children's Ministry Award at the National Children's and Youth Ministries (NCYM) conference in Colorado Springs. Gordon has spent almost 20 years as the children's ministry director for the Edmond Church…

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Alumni Update - Cory Lawson

Cory Lawson (MBA '17), after graduating from OC, went directly into Federal Account Managing. After 5 years he now manages 2 large A1 Prime Accounts for Vertafore Inc., a leader in the insurance technology industry. Lawson has many years of…

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Jessica Hoover

Alumni Update - Jessica Hoover

Jessica Hoover ('10) recently became Vice President of Operations for Mercy. Before taking her current role as VP of Operations for Oklahoma City Mercy Hospitals, she grew through the Carter Healthcare organization into Chief Operating Officer. When asked how OC…

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