McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

December 23, 2013

EOSC Visit

By Kevin Harvison
Photo Editor

McALESTER —

Five area legislators recently visited with Eastern Oklahoma State College students during a luncheon in Wilburton, hosted by President Dr. Stephen E. Smith. Representative Donnie Condit,

D-McAlester; Representative Brian Renegar, D-McAlester; Representative R. C. Pruett, D-Antlers; Representative Ed Cannaday, D-Porum; and Senator Larry Boggs spent the morning with Eastern staff to hear updates about college. Following the meeting, the

legislators had lunch with a group of students from throughout the state.

The legislators spoke with students about the reasons that led them to run for office and their goals for the upcoming legislative session. Students shared what they were studying, as well as their future educational and career goals. Pictured front row from left are, Amy Davis, Clayton; Jeanette Gonzalez, Wilburton; Hailey Luker, McAlester; Whitney Sharp, Wilburton; Lecie Murray, Caddo; EOSC President Dr. Stephen E. Smith; (back row, left to right) Colby Cole, Atoka; Representative

Ed Cannaday; Zach Olinger, Eufaula; Representative R. C. Pruett; Representative Donnie Condit; Andrew Hagelberger, Talihina; and Ronan Cloud, Sawyer. Also in attendance, but not pictured, were Senator Larry Renegar.