Alumni & Friends

Sapphire Ball 

Eastern’s 2017 Sapphire Ball is set for Saturday, March 25 in the E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton. It will be an elegant black tie evening, filled with delicious food and fun entertainment. Guests can also participate in silent and live auctions. Tickets are $60 each. The event is now sold out! If you would like to add your name to the waiting list, please call 918-465-1759.

If you can't attend the Sapphire Ball, please consider making a tax deductible donation to the Sapphire Scholarship Fund. You can also donate items or services for the event's silent and live auctions. To learn more, call 918-465-1759.

Eastern established the Sapphire Ball in 2010 to raise funds for student scholarships, as well as honor the college’s alumni, faculty, staff and community supporters. Proceeds will fund Eastern’s Sapphire Scholarship Fund, helping students in need afford a high quality education. During the evening, Eastern will honor individuals and an organization that have been instrumental to the success of the college. Awards will include the Distinguished Alumnus Award, the Community Spirit Award, the President’s
Excellence in Teaching Award and the J.C. Hunt Award for staff achievement. The 2017 honorees include:

Ms. Shelley Free, Distinguished Alumnus Award
Mr. Bobby Mouser, Distinguished Alumnus Award
AT&T Oklahoma, Community Spirit Award
Cheryl Wood-Myers, President’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Rhonda Price Quinn, J.C. Hunt Award

Past Sapphire Ball Honorees