Po-Hi students speak at Capitol on education funding

Ponca City Now - April 4, 2018 2:30 pm

Po-Hi student Tinika Bright, of the Ponca City F.O.R. Club, spoke to teachers on Wednesday inside the Capitol about education funding. She compared the education of Massachusetts and Texas to Oklahoma’s poverty in schools.

She ended her message with a quote from Walter Cronkite:

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”

She followed it by leading everyone in the state song, “Oklahoma!”

Pictured are Po-Hi FOR students Kirsten Bruce, Tinika Bright, Dakota Hale, Madison Androes, Mr. Zac Murray, ACT president for Ponca City, and Cameron Carroll at the Capitol.


Latest Stories

Budget Break Down

By Sen. Roger Thompson, Senate Appropriations Chair   I want to thank everyone for taking the...

NOC, University Center Partnership: Weekend College for Spring 2021

Northern Oklahoma College is partnering with the University Center in Ponca City for the newly created...

COVID-19 Testing Scheduled for 29 October at RecPlex

IMMYLabs, in coordination with the Kay County Health Department, is offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing to the...