Two seniors were recognized as students of the month for September by members of the Wilburton Kiwanis Club. The students were special guests during the club’s Sept. 21 meeting, which was held on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College.

Tamra Bell is the daughter of Darrell and Rhonda Bell of Wilburton. She attends Wilburton High School where she is a member of the FFA, FBLA, and the yearbook staff. She is currently editor of the yearbook and is serving her second term as FFA vice-president.

She has received numerous honors and awards including the American Legion citizenship award, the President’s Education award, and an agricultural scholarship to EOSC. She has also been active in the Wilburton 4-H club serving as vice-president, participating in agricultural meats and livestock judging, and most recently was a presenter at a meat goat clinic.

Bell is a member of Bowers Baptist Church. She enjoys raising and exhibiting livestock, taking pictures, and being with people. She plans to attend Eastern Oklahoma State College and then transfer to Oklahoma State University majoring in agricultural meat science.

Adam Cocke is the son of William and Layne Cocke of Wilburton. He attends Wilburton High School where he has participated in band, drama club, competitive speech and debate, FBLA, letterman’s club, choir, and Fellowship of Christian Students.

He has served as president of the sophomore and junior classes and FBLA for 2 years. He is currently serving as the senior class Student Council president. He was selected to Boys State, Who’s Who Among American High School Students, and EOBDA Honor Band.

Cocke is an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He enjoys computers, music, and golf. He plans to attend the University of Central Oklahoma pursuing a degree in computer science upon graduation.

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