College honors Lou Watkins with a Hall of Fame induction
Lou Watkins’ connections to Oklahoma State University run deep. She is a two-time graduate of the university, past member and chair of the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents and even met her husband of 57 years, former state senator and U.S. Rep. Wes Watkins, at the OSU library. Most recently, Watkins was inducted into the 2021 OSU College of Education and Human Sciences Hall of Fame, the highest honor bestowed by the college. The recognition celebrates her lifelong commitment to empowering others through education and public service and honors her significant contributions to the college and the university.