SADIE BRIDGES OF CASC AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS CHANCELLOR GLEN D. JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP IN LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Thursday, 13 June 2024 21:27

SADIE BRIDGES OF CASC AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS CHANCELLOR GLEN D. JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP IN LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE Featured

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Poteau, OK – Carl Albert State College (CASC) is proud to announce that Sadie Bridges, an outstanding student leader, has been awarded the inaugural Chancellor Glen D. Johnson Scholarship in Leadership and Public Service. This prestigious scholarship, named after the esteemed Chancellor Emeritus Glen D. Johnson, celebrates students who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and a strong commitment to public service.

Chancellor Allison D. Garrett of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education expressed her congratulations, stating, “The State Regents are proud to recognize exceptional students with the Chancellor Glen D. Johnson Scholarship in Leadership and Public Service. Each recipient is an inspirational leader with a clear commitment to serving others and making a difference in their communities. We wish them well in their academic and career pursuits.”

The scholarship was established to honor Chancellor Emeritus Glen D. Johnson's notable career and contributions to higher education in Oklahoma. Reflecting on the award, Chancellor Emeritus Johnson said, “It was my privilege to represent Oklahoma at the state and national level as chancellor of the state system of higher education from 2007 until 2021. Public service has always been my life’s goal, and I am deeply honored to recognize the first cohort of students to receive this scholarship, which celebrates their dedication to civic engagement, advocacy and leadership.”

Sadie Bridges, a distinguished student at CASC, has consistently shown a passion for public service and leadership through her involvement in various campus and community initiatives. Her dedication to making a positive impact has earned her this significant recognition, which will support her continuing academic journey and public service endeavors.

President of CASC, Dr. Jay Falkner, expressed pride in Sadie's achievement, noting, "Sadie Bridges exemplifies the core values of our institution through her leadership and commitment to serving others. This scholarship is a well-deserved acknowledgment of her hard work and dedication. Sadie is a former Scholars Program student and is in her second year of the CASC Nursing Program. We are confident that she will continue to excel and make significant contributions to her community and beyond."

The Chancellor Glen D. Johnson Scholarship in Leadership and Public Service aims to support and encourage students who are actively involved in public service and leadership roles, helping them to achieve their educational and professional goals.

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