DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University recognized the recipients of the Top 10 Freshman Award Friday afternoon during a reception and ceremony in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union auditorium.
The awards are based on academics, leadership, campus involvement, and letters of recommendation, and were presented to students who were freshmen in 2021.
The recipients are:
Joshua Bort, from Keller, Texas, who is pursuing a degree in aviation as a professional pilot
Logan Bryan, of Red Oak, Oklahoma, who is also pursuing a degree in aviation as a professional pilot
Alejandro Gonzalez, Bogota, Colombia, who is majoring in finance
Katherine (Kat) Hodge, Denison, Texas, is studying math education
Addison McCortney, from Ada, Oklahoma, is majoring in mathematics
Cordell Palmer, Durant, is studying communications and marketing
Jonathan Ritter, of Atoka, Oklahoma, is pursuing a pre-med degree
Ricardo Rojas, Jr., from Oklahoma City, is an aviation major who seeks a career as professional pilot.
Bailee Speed, Sherman, Texas, is majoring in Elementary Education
Sydney Elise Williams, from Durant, is working towards a a degree in communications with an emphasis on Ad and Marketing Personal Relations
(cutline) The Top 10 Freshmen were recognized Friday afternoon in a ceremony. Front row, Addison McCortney, Sydney Williams, Katherine Hodge, and Bailee Speed. Back row, SE president Thomas Newsom, Joshua Bort, Logan Bryan, Alejandro Gonzalez, Jonathan Ritter, and Cordell Palmer. Not pictured, Ricardo Rojas, Jr.