The Norman Transcript

Headlines

February 21, 2013

Rotary picks students of the month for Feb.

NORMAN — Hong Jeon and Mark Haley have been chosen as Rotary students of the month for February by the Norman Rotary Club.

The two attend lunch meetings with the club and are eligible for a year-end scholarship.

Haley, a Norman North senior, has a 4.0 grade point average. He is the son of Stephen and Margot Haley, of Norman.

With four other students, he attended a month-long school in Salamanca, Spain, studying Spanish and living with a local family. He plans to major in engineering with a minor in Spanish.

At Norman North, Haley is a leader on the robotics team and is a member of the Oklahoma and National Honor Society, as well as the National Spanish Honor Society, the Spanish Club and Mu Alpha Theta, and plays the trumpet in band.

He has volunteered with his church, the Food Bank, United Way and other organizations. Haley is considering the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Texas. His career plans include engineering and service in the Peace Corps.

Jeon, the son of Kyong Ae and Dahee Jeon, is a 4.0 GPA senior at Norman High School. He is active in varsity track, debate, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club and the Academic Quiz Bowl team and is president of his class.

He participates in We the People and National History Day and is an AP Scholar.

Jeon was 2012 NHS Prom Prince. He also is an animator with work on Youtube.

His volunteer activities include a research intern at OU, Norman Public Library and helping organize the annual Monty Python Speech and Debate Tournament.

He plans to attend Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Headlines
  • Fracking Operation Norman library to host community dialogue about fracking

    Are Oklahoma oil companies an oligarchy that is controlling state policy? Is fracking safe? These and other topics will be the subject of an upcoming Fracking Forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 in the Norman Public Library’s Lowry Room, 225 ...

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Information scarce on ‘dark money’ group in Oklahoma superintendent campaign

    An independent expenditure group that paid for television advertisements opposing State Superintendent Janet Barresi in last month’s primary has not filed required spending reports with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission....

    July 24, 2014

  • Medical examiner says inmate died of an accidental drug overdose

    The Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday said a woman found dead in the Cleveland County jail Feb. 23 died of a drug overdose....

    July 24, 2014

  • Ride CART fare free on Ozone Alert Day

    Environmental officials have declared today as an Ozone Alert Day. Passengers ride fare free on Cleveland Area Rapid Transit on Ozone Alert Days....

    July 24, 2014

  • Board votes to delay plan

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s State Board of Education voted on Wednesday for a second time to delay a formal plan for adopting new education standards in math and English amid opposition to the proposal from three education groups that ...

    July 24, 2014

  • Arizona inmate dies two hours after execution begins

    PHOENIX — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S....

    July 24, 2014

  • Man injured in motorcycle wreck ID’d

    Norman police identified a man transported to Norman Regional Hospital’s emergency room after a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a car Wednesday....

    July 24, 2014

  • Wine, Organ and Compline at St. Thomas More

    St. Thomas More University Parish, 100 Stinson St., is hosting the Wine, Organ and Compline at 7 p.m. today. The series will begin with a wine and cheese gathering in the atrium, followed by an organ recital presented by guest organist ...

    July 24, 2014

  • 48 dead after Taiwan plane crash

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island today where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities were ...

    July 24, 2014

  • Felonies filed

    The following persons were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Kenneth Leo Turk, 64, aggravated count of driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol · Kelly Revonn Turner, 21, ...

    July 24, 2014