Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon announced July 12 the creation of the Chesapeake Presidential Scholars Program at Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business. 17 outstanding freshmen make up the first class of scholars. The program, funded by a $5 million donation from Chesapeake Energy, provides up to $25,000 per year in tuition to each scholar.Photos [click photo to enlarge]
OCU Vice President for University Advancement Art Cotton speaks to the crowd at the announcement of the creation of the Chesapeake Presidential Scholarship program at the Meinders School of Business.
OCU Board of Trustees Chairman Ron Norick talks to scholars, parents and local media during the announcement.