Council receives NWOSU spring scholarship bill
May 21, 2017
A $273,416.57 invoice for 2017 spring scholarships was presented to the Alva City Council Monday, May 15, by Allen (Skeeter) Bird of the NWOSU Foundation. He thanked the citizens and the Alva City Council for providing the scholarships through a half-percent sales tax.
Dr. Janet Cunningham, president of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, stepped to the podium and described the scholarships as "such a difference maker for us."
Cunningham said the university is waiting to hear what the state legislature will decide on the budget for the next fiscal year. This year the university faced a...