Oklahoma School for the Deaf graduation set for June 6
SULPHUR — Eleven seniors will graduate June 6 from the Oklahoma School for the Deaf during a commencement ceremony that will be live streamed on YouTube beginning at 1 p.m. Only those with a ticket will be allowed to attend the banquet and graduation in person.
The OSD 2020 graduating class includes Valedictorian Christopher Harmon of Stillwater, Salutatorian Emily Cavello-Gonzalez of Tulsa, Alexandro Gonzalez of Norman, Zackary Key of Lexington, Katie Lange of Shawnee, Tyler Manek of Sapulpa, Jacey Pawpa of Shawnee, Roland Potter of Holdenville, Jose Salas of Tulsa, Bradley Schneberger of Edmond and Brittany Wimberly of Elmore City.
A live stream of the banquet will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will be available on YouTube (banquet). The live stream of graduation will begin at 1 p.m. and will be available on YouTube (graduation).
OSD is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS), a state agency which assists Oklahomans with disabilities through vocational rehabilitation, education, employment, independent living programs and the determination of medical eligibility for disability benefits.
OSD has been located in Sulphur since 1908. OSD provides residential and day school educational services at no charge for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The school provides a range of outreach programs, including pre-school programs and onsite consultation for public school students, their families, public school districts and communities statewide.