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OCCC student nominated for Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges President’s Tuition Waiver Award

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Community College student, Christopher Shropshire, was recognized by Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, for being a recipient of the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges Tuition Waiver Award on Tuesday at the state Capitol. Recipients receive a $1,000 tuition waiver and are selected by the presidents of Oklahoma community colleges for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and their record in the classroom. 

Christopher is a mechanical engineering major who plans to become an engineering firm owner. An Eagle Scout, Christopher is involved in Scouting Honor Society, National Technical Honors Society and Students Connecting with Mentors for Success (SCMS). 

“It’s an honor to recognize Christopher and all of the other recipients of the Tuition Waiver Award,” said Standridge. “Oklahoma is home to incredible community colleges, and they deserve praise for promoting excellence in the classroom. The academic achievement and leadership of Oklahoma’s students is a sign of the bright future of our state.”