OSU is Oklahoma's first Truman Honor Institution due to its number of Truman Scholars.
Miss OSU receives special recognition for talent at Miss Oklahoma
Wed, June 12, 2013
Miss Oklahoma State University Michelle Langford received over $5,000 in scholarships and special recognition for her talent performance during the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. Langford was a non-finalist talent award winner and received a newcomer talent award during preliminary competition at the weeklong pageant in Tulsa, Okla. June 3-8.
Langford, a senior liberal arts student and Oklahoma City Thunder Girl, was named Miss OSU 2013 last October. She competed for the title of Miss Oklahoma against 45 other young women from across the state. Langford's performance was a jazz dance routine to “Don’t Rain on My Parade” and her platform was, “Get Advice: Creating a Healthy Lifestyle.”
In addition, recent OSU graduate and former Cowboy Marching Band featured twirler Aly Akers, received a preliminary talent award and was chosen for the Top 11. A total of seven OSU students participated in the state scholarship pageant that includes several areas of competition including interview, talent, and physical fitness in swimsuit.
Miss Bricktown Kelsey Griswold was crowned Miss Oklahoma. Griswold, a Tulsa native, will represent the state in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City on September 15, 2013.