White House Honors Two Oklahomans As 'Champions Of Change'

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 9:21 am
By: News On 6

Two Oklahoma women received a big honor from the White House this week.  Both were honored as a "Champions of Change" during a Tuesday ceremony in Washington, D.C.  

Fifteen-year-old Katie Prior of Oklahoma City, founded a nonprofit that recognizes high school trumpet players who use their musical talents to honor military veterans.  

And Ashley McCray, a University of Oklahoma Ph.D student in Norman, inspired a mandatory diversity course for incoming students and workshops for OU faculty, students and staff.  

Both were two of 11 women selected to receive the award out of over 1,000 nominations.

White House's Champions Of Change program.