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Southeastern enjoys successful Super Saturday

The Science Olympiad attracted junior high and high school students from across Oklahoma.

The Science Olympiad attracted junior high and high school students from across Oklahoma.

DURANT, Okla. – Despite the rain, one of the biggest campus events of the year – “Super Saturday’’ – went on as scheduled over the weekend at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

An estimated 600-plus junior high and high school students and parents were on campus for a variety of events.

More than 200 students participated in the State Science Olympiad, which Southeastern hosted for the third consecutive year. Students from 14 schools competed in 46 events across campus, with assistance from University faculty and staff, who volunteered their time.

Meanwhile, high school students were vying for scholarships in the President’s Leadership Class, Honors Program, Music and Theater departments.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., an Academic Department Fair was held in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union. During this time, faculty members provided information about their specific programs to the visiting students.

Professor Jack Ousey visits with a prospective student Saturday at the Academic Fair.

Professor Jack Ousey visits with a prospective student Saturday at the Academic Fair.

The Academic Fair was held in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

The Academic Fair was held in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.