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Eleven students to graduate from OSB

Monday, May 01, 2023

MUSKOGEE — Eleven seniors will graduate May 18 from the Oklahoma School for the Blind during a commencement ceremony to be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the school’s auditorium.

The OSB 2023 graduating class includes Jimmy Wayne Anderson of Grove, Elbin Gabriel Carrillo of Oklahoma City, Tyanna Nashay Charlene Culley of Tulsa, Kaylie Minter of Broken Bow, Abigail Leann Norton of Elmore City, Rayce Layton Wilborn Phillips of Muldrow, Aislinn Mailaura Popejoy of Antlers, Samantha J. Six of Disney, Julio Vidal Viveros Valdez of Oklahoma City, Trinity Renee Vreeland of Jenks and William Winston of Oklahoma City.

“I’m very proud of our graduates and wish each of them a wonderful journey in their employment endeavors,” said Melinda Fruendt, executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. OSB is a division of DRS.

For more information, phone 877-229-7136 toll free or visit

The Oklahoma School for the Blind is the statewide resource for the education of students who are blind and visually impaired. Residential and commuter students meet all state-approved education requirements and receive specialized instruction in Braille, orientation and mobility, optimum use of low vision, adaptive equipment technology and tactile graphic skills not readily available at other public schools in the state. OSB provides hundreds of free outreach services each year, including free evaluations and consultations, for students attending local public schools, their families and local school staff. 


For more information

Brett Jones, DRS Communications Officer

Cell: 405-651-4594 

Last Modified on May 01, 2023