MEET THE STAFF

Max Ary

Director

Teresa Schoonmaker

Director of Operations

STAFFORD SCHOLAR PROGRAM

General Thomas P. Stafford, a Weatherford native, established this scholarship in order to financially assist students from the Weatherford area that will attend Southwestern Oklahoma State University. This scholarship was created to provide a solid professional and educational foundation for motivated students. Each Stafford Scholars gets the experience to work in a professional environment while learning customer service, time and goal management, teamwork, and integrity that they can take with them as they enter the workforce.

If you are interested in becoming a Stafford Scholar, please call the SWOSU Foundation Office at 580-774-3267 or click below for more information. 

MEET THE SCHOLARS

Blake Sanders

Major: Parks & Recreation Law Enforcement

 

Graduation Date: 2020

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Getting to meet the donors who donate artifacts to the museum

Sydney Buckner

Major: Special Education

 

Graduation Date: 2021

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Meeting people from all over the world that come to visit the museum

Camille Goerend

Major: Bio-Medical Sciences

 

Graduation: 2023

 

Favorite Thing about being a Stafford Scholar: The opportunity to be around amazing artifacts and getting to meet new people everyday. Working at the museum gives me flexibility to focus on my education. 

Colton Parkinson

Major: Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing

 

Graduation Date: 2021-22

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Working with and learning about all the artifacts. 

Hunter Albrightson

Major: Graphic Design

 

Graduation Date: 2020

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: The ability to do what I love and get paid for it.

Laryssa Haskell

Major: Instrumental Music Education

 

Graduation Date: 2021

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Getting to work with artifacts that went into space

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Connor Albrightson

Major: Graphic Design

 

Graduation: 2021

 

Favorite Thing about being a Stafford Scholar: I like all the interesting people I meet: both visitors and staff.

Meghan Jackson

Major: Psychology

 

Graduation Date: 2022

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Getting a scholarship as well as a job

Pedro Rodriguez

Major: Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

Graduation Date: 2024

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Being able to learn and help maintain the history of Oklahoma and Air and Space.

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Nolan Reynolds

Major: History Education

Graduation Date: 2024 

 

Favorite thing about being a Stafford Scholar: Seeing the intriguing artifacts everyday, meeting new people, and my awesome co-workers. 

VISIT

Stafford Air & Space Museum

3000 Logan Road

Weatherford, OK 73096

I-40 & Exit 84 on Historic Route 66

Phone: 580-772-5871

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Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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