JD Ray earns Jared Weiberg Scholarship

Ponca City Now - February 19, 2020 1:56 pm

JD Ray was presented the Jared Weiberg Endowed Scholarship Award Feb. 17 at NOC. Pictured from left are NOC Athletic Director Jeremy Hise, NOC Foundation Executive Director Sheri Snyder, Mick Weiberg, Vina Weiberg, NOC President Dr. Cheryl Evans, JD Ray, Deshauna Walker, Earl Ray, Coach Donnie Jackson. (Photo by John Pickard. Northern Oklahoma College)

TONKAWA —  Freshman Northern Oklahoma College basketball player JD Ray was awarded the Jared Weiberg Endowed Scholarship for the 2020-21 Academic Year.

The award was presented at NOC’s game against Murray Feb. 17.

The Jared Weiberg Endowed scholarship is presented to a member of the Maverick Men’s Basketball team whose qualities include a strong work ethic, loyalty, unselfishness, and a passion for basketball. J.D. is the 19th recipient of this award and will receive a $1000 scholarship. He is a nursing major from Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Presenting the scholarship certificate to J.D. is Dr. Cheryl Evans, NOC President; Jeremy Hise, NOC Athletic Director and Sheri Snyder, NOC Foundation Executive Director. Joining them are Mick and Vina Weiberg; Head Coach Donnie Jackson; J.D.’s parents Deshauna Walker and Earl Ray, and J.D.’s sister Jada Ray.

Ray’s name will be inscribed on the memorial plaque, which is displayed in the lobby of the Library-Administration building.

 

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