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NEWS

May 31, 2001

Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni to Hold Reunion June 8-9

The Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni Association will hold its annual reunion on June 8-9 at Rogers State University in Claremore.

Several hundred alumni and friends, who live in cities across Oklahoma and the nation, will gather for a variety of activities, including a golf tournament, awards ceremony and dinner and dance.

More than 10,000 men graduated from Oklahoma Military Academy's junior college and high school from 1919 to 1971, when the academy became Claremore Junior College.

The reunion will kick off with the annual Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni Golf Classic on Friday, June 8, at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Claremore. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the golf course.

The golf tournament will be followed by an opening reception at the Will Rogers Memorial from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Events scheduled on the RSU campus for the morning of Saturday, June 10, include the Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni Association Board meeting at 8 a.m.; morning formation and cadet memorial service at 9:30 a.m.; the Distinguished Alumni Award and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 10:30 a.m.; followed by the annual Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni Luncheon.

During Saturday afternoon, participants will gather for an Ice Cream Social and Musketry Competition, all on the RSU campus in Claremore.

The reunion will culminate with a Saturday evening dinner and dance at RSU's Post Hall. A social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner and dance.

Participants may arrange for lodging at several locations in Claremore.

For cost and registration information, call the RSU Office of Development at (918) 343-7768 or (918) 343-7773.