OU Professor Receives Honor; Scouts get the highest rank

Originally from Oklahoma appointed to serve in the United States. Circuit Court of Appeals

Originally from Oklahoma Jabari WambleAssistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, was appointed by President Joe Biden to serve on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, based at the Byron White U.S. Courthouse in Denver.

An appeals court hears challenges to district court rulings from courts within its circuit, as well as appeals from rulings by federal administrative agencies.

The Tenth Circuit includes the six states of Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah.

Metro Youth Earn Eagle Scout Rank

Six students from the metropolitan area have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.

To earn the Eagle Scout rank, a Boy Scout must complete the requirements in the areas of outdoor skills, provide service, and fulfill the portion of the Scout Oath, “to help others at all times”, and demonstrate and develop skills in leadership.

Eagle Scout rank awarded to:

Yukon, OK – Matthew Roy Dillard, 14, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 390 chartered to St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church

Matthew Roy Dillard14, from the Yukon, troop 390 chartered to St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church.

Yukon, OK – Mathew Edwards, 15, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 807 chartered by the Yukon First United Methodist Church.

Mathew Edwards15, Yukon, Troop 807 chartered to Yukon First United Methodist Church.

Mustang, OK — Peter Alan DeSplinter, 18, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 390 chartered out of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church.

Peter Alan DeSplinter18, from Mustang, troop 390 chartered to St. John’s Catholic Church Nepomuk, Yukon.

Midwest City, OK - Gabriel Stone, 17, along with his parents, Patrick and Jamie, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 147, which meets at the Missionary Baptist Church.

Pierre-Gabriel17, from Midwest City, Troop 147, who meets at the Missionary Baptist Church.

Edmond, OK - Samuel Ross Wilson, 17, with Scoutmaster Glen McCall, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 94 chartered to the Santa Fe Presbyterian Church.

Samuel Ross Wilson17, from Edmond, troop 94 chartered to Santa Fe Presbyterian Church.

Edmond, OK — Jansen Kenley Carter, 16, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program.  He is a member of Troop 21 chartered to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Jansen Kenley Carter16, of Edmond, troop 21 chartered to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

UO professor receives exclusive honor

Emily Jones, associate professor at UO and director of the Ph.D. program, was selected for fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing.

Emily Jones, associate professor at OU and director of the Ph.D.  program, was selected for fellowship in the American Academy of Nursing.

The fellowship induction represents her achievements within the nursing profession, collective expertise at the academy, engagement with national and global health leaders, and improving health equity influencing policy through nursing leadership, innovation and science.

The 2022 inductees will be recognized at the Academy’s annual conference October 27-29 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Marquis.

For more information about the Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing or to purchase tickets to the induction ceremony, go to https://www.academypolicyconference.com/.

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