LaMascus becomes OC's first Goldwater Scholar

A mechanical engineering major’s wind energy research gave Oklahoma Christian its first Barry Goldwater Scholar.

A student in OC’s Honors Program, Parker LaMascus, was one of just two students selected from Oklahoma and among just 240 sophomores and juniors honored nationwide. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.

“We are incredibly impressed and proud of Parker’s academic accomplishments,” OC president John deSteiguer said. “His pursuit of excellence is a natural fit with his Christ-like spirit, and he serves as an inspiration to students and staff alike.”

Spring 2017

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