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OSU Alumni Association names 51 Seniors of Significance

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Media Contact: Chase Carter | OSU Alumni Association | 405-744-2066 |

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has named 51 students as OSU Seniors of Significance for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU.

The 51 students represent the top one percent of the Class of 2022, including all five OSU undergraduate academic colleges. The Alumni Association will honor these students at a public reception Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

The Seniors of Significance are listed below by college with their major(s) and hometown.

College of Arts and Sciences

Shamara Arias — economics and Spanish — Tulsa

Elizabeth Burks — human nutrition and biology — Amarillo, Texas*#

Ashlea Cole — communication sciences and disorders — Oklahoma City#

Jaci Deitrick — agribusiness and psychology — Newcastle, Oklahoma*

Macey Drullinger — strategic communications — Tulsa#

Natali Edwards — biochemistry, microbiology/cell and molecular biology — Edmond, Oklahoma

Abigail Ferrell — psychology, philosophy and political science — Edmond, Oklahoma

Kassandra Gaona — psychology and Spanish — Tulsa

Leslie Garza — psychology — Muskogee, Oklahoma

Jillian Gore — zoology — Pryor, Oklahoma

Kayli Nail — pre-medical biology — Newcastle, Oklahoma

Brooke Orr — physiology — Frederick, Oklahoma#

Reagan Page — political science and global studies — Lake Ozark, Missouri

Emma Queen — music education — Wichita, Kansas

Daniel Reed — biochemistry and microbiology — Sapulpa, Oklahoma#

Tatum Richardson — psychology — Edmond, Oklahoma

Dezavia Taylor — university studies — Oklahoma City

Emilie Tindle — history — Bartlesville

Elizabeth Toles — music education and music performance — Stilwell, Kansas

Leigh Welch — sociology, political science — Mannford, Oklahoma


College of Education and Human Sciences

Makenna Beesley — recreational therapy — Conway Springs, Kansas

Elizabeth Burks — human nutrition and biology — Amarillo, Texas*

Payton David — nutritional sciences — Elk City, Oklahoma

Keona Tidwell — applied exercise science — Lawton, Oklahoma

Caylynn White-Frierson — design, housing and merchandising — Keller, Texas


College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Kylie Dowers — industrial engineering and management — Edmond. Oklahoma

Carson Elmore — electrical engineering — Oklahoma City#

Zachary Hall — fire protection and safety engineering technology — Arlington. Texas#

Dawson Haworth — aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering — Fairview, Oklahoma#

Jacob Lewellen — chemical engineering — Augusta, Kansas

Grace Rykard — architecture — Edmond, Oklahoma

Aarushi Singh — computer engineering — Tulsa

Taylor Stoll — mechanical engineering — Woodward, Oklahoma

Collin Thornton — electrical engineering and computer engineering — Duncan, Oklahoma

Alexis Vance — chemical, mechanical and aerospace engineering — Overland Park, Kansas#


Ferguson College of Agriculture

Jaci Deitrick — agribusiness and psychology — Newcastle, Oklahoma*

Ashley Gin — biochemistry and molecular biology — Oklahoma City

Amarie Griffeth — agricultural communications and agribusiness — Cushing, Oklahoma

Bobby Marchy — agricultural communications — Ceres, California#

Emile Mittelstaedt — agricultural communications — Amber, Oklahoma#

Claire Sheppard — plant and soil science — Biggs, California#

Bree Taylor — agribusiness — Kingfisher, Oklahoma#


Spears School of Business

Reed Aldridge — finance — Perkins, Oklahoma

Kase Anderson — finance and management information systems — Ponca City, Oklahoma#

Lora Boggs — accounting — Edmond, Oklahoma#

Mallory King — hospitality and tourism management — Broken Arrow, Oklahoma#

Brianna Lake — accounting — Piedmont, Oklahoma

Kade McBryde — management and economics — Stratford, Texas

Connor Pivateau — finance — Houston

Nathan Ratcliff — finance and accounting — Amber, Oklahoma

Grant Sisk — finance — Grapevine, Texas

Parker Smith — accounting — Tulsa#

William Yadon — entrepreneurship and marketing — Woodward, Oklahoma#


*Student is a double major and is enrolled under two academic colleges

#Student is a member of the OSU Alumni Association

For more information about the OSU Alumni Association’s student awards program — visit

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association serves more than 260, 000 alumni, students and friends with programs for Cowboys of all ages. Through the Alumni Association, Cowboys get involved with the OSU family, stay informed of alumni and campus news, give back to support university initiatives and show their pride in America’s Brightest Orange.

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