Summer James, a business and pre-med major at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, has continued on her winning path as an OU Freshman. James, the 2007 Valedictorian from BCHS, and a state pole-vaulting champion, has been named one of OU’s outstanding freshmen. It has been a busy first year for the young Panhandle woman. She has participated in the President’s leadership class, been a member of the Big Events Staff, was on the Fall, President’s Honor Roll, (minimum GPA of 3.25), is a member of Gamma Beta Phi Society, (top 20 percent of her class), the Alpha Delta Lambda Honor Society, an Academic All-State Alumni Mentor. She was also honored as a Pace Award recipient, (top one percent of freshmen participating), and is a member of the Crimson Club, one of 90 students selected to serve as a University Ambassador until her graduation.


OU president, David Boren, former governor and U.S. Senator, presents Summer James the president’s award for an OU Freshman Student. 


Summer James, the daughter of Jesse and Gayla James of Boise City is presented the PACE Award, by Dr. Lisa Portwood and Dean Douglas Gaffin.






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