Southeastern News

Super Saturday draws a crowd to campus

The Academic Fair allowed prospective students to visit with Southeastern faculty members.

By UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

DURANT, Okla. – An estimated 500 junior high and high
school students and parents attended “Super Saturday’’ activities at
Southeastern Oklahoma State University this weekend.

This year’s
activities included the Oklahoma Science
Olympiad, Vocal Music auditions, Theatre auditions, choral competition, Honors
scholarship competition, and President’s Leadership Class scholarship
competition.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage welcomed the students to campus Saturday.

“In terms of attendance, this is one of the biggest events
we have on campus all year,’’ said Southeastern president Sean Burrage, who
spent the day welcoming groups and visiting one-on-one with students and
parents. “This is a great way for

us to
showcase what the University has to offer. And the event seems to grow and
expand every year.’’

Also, an Academic Department Fair was held in the Glen D.
Johnson Student Union. During this time, faculty members were available to
visit with prospective students.

The Oklahoma Science Olympiad featured a number of events.

In addition, the Southeastern Office of Admissions and
Recruitment offered campus tours for visitors.

Students from as far away as Virginia and Amarillo, Texas,
participated in the activities.