Putnam City students visited OMRF to spend a day in the labs with scientists.
Students celebrate milestone by “sliming” teachers, staff
In just 365 days, the students, parents and teachers of the Putnam City School District gathered more than $110,000 for cancer research at OMRF. Since 1975, the school district has worked with OMRF to pay for cancer research, including funding the Putnam City Schools Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research, held by Linda Thompson, Ph.D. “What […]
For 33 years, the students, parents and teachers of the Putnam City School District have made cancer Public Enemy No. 1. If there’s a way to raise money, Putnam City has done it; from carnivals to bake sales to door-to-door fund drives. This year, the schools have added another weapon to the arsenal—a 5-kilometer run/walk. […]
Science education doesn’t get much more “real world” than a day at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. That was the experience of 33 elementary, middle and high school students from Putnam City Schools during OMRF’s annual Junior Scientist Day. Outfitted with goggles and lab coats, the science-minded students spent time Friday and Monday working with […]
Dr. Fred Rhodes Superintendent, Putnam City Schools “Ask our students their favorite memories of school, and the Cancer Drive always tops the list. But it’s not about the games or the trophies. It’s because they’ve learned to be philanthropists at an early age. Almost every one of our students has been touched by cancer in […]