MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 3, 2013

Education group receives award


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Members of the Muskogee Area Educational Consortium celebrate winning the Crossing Borders Collaboration Award given at the recent Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance Summit. The consortium won the $5,000 award for its collaborative work with public schools, technology centers, colleges and universities, and business/industry. Accepting the check at a recent meeting at Oklahoma School for the Blind are, from left, Mike Jackson, Connors State College; Marie Seabolt, Muskogee City-County Port Authority; Jim Adams, Oklahoma School for the Blind; Carolyn Sheppard, Oklahoma School for the Blind; Mike Garde, Muskogee Public Schools; Sue Godwin, Indian Capital Technology Center; Robert Brown, Bacone College; Kaylin Coody, Hilldale Public Schools; Melony Carey, Muskogee Public Schools; and Tim McElroy, Northeastern State University. The consortium will use the award to help support activities such as its annual Math and Engineering Fair.