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Scholarship to honor Northwestern's first two faculty members being developed


February 13, 2022

For nearly 125 years, Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been educating future teachers and looking for ways to help students defray higher education costs.

And, because of the recent establishment of the Unsung Heroes Committee at the university, Northwestern's first two faculty members will have a scholarship named after them that will help to continue these endeavors.

The scholarship will be named for Sara L. Bosworth and Mary DeLisle, who began teaching the school's first 58 students on Sept. 20, 1897, in the old Congregational Church for a salary of $900 each for the school ter...

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