TU College of Law Honors Graduates at Hooding Ceremony
Thursday, May 12, 2011
The TU College of Law honored its 2011 graduates at the May 7 spring hooding ceremony at TU’s Donald W. Reynolds Center.
Oklahoma Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt gave the hooding ceremony address. Among other things, he encouraged the graduates that when they encounter difficulty, "keep pressing and let the dream of what you want to impact motivate you to keep going."
Other speakers were TU President Steadman Upham, TU College of Law Dean and Dean John Rogers Endowed Chair Janet Levit, TU College of Law Alumni Board of Directors President Guy Fortney, Student Bar Association President Rami Jabara, and Mariann Atkins, this year’s valedictorian.
The College awarded Meghan King the Martin Fellows Smith Award, given to the graduating student designated by the faculty as the most outstanding student in the College, with both scholastic achievement and leadership qualities considered. The College awarded Mariann Atkins the Judge W. Lee Johnson Award, given to the graduating student with the highest cumulative grade point average.