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Language Arts Division

Dr. Paul Bowers presents the Adam Worden Memorial Award to NOC student Holly Mayfield.

This project was supported in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides approximately 500 grants to almost 250 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry, and manages hundreds of works of art in the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at

 Chikaskia Literary Festival 
Northern Oklahoma College – Tonkawa 
October 12-13, 2017 (Creative Nonfiction) (Fiction) (Poetry)

Most of the Readers from the 2017 Chikaskia Literary Festival: (left to rightD. Thomas, K. Ashworth, R. Dixon, B. McCloud, J. McGirk, L. Chaffins, R. Roensch, B. Myers, F. Phillips, J. Calhoun-Mish, M. Sloyka

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Dr. Cathy Moore, Division Chair

Northern Oklahoma College 
Central Hall 209
1220 E. Grand, Tonkawa, OK 74653