Oklahoma City University News
Oklahoma City University Societies to Host Awards of Excellence
The Societies of Oklahoma City University will honor four exceptional women during its annual Awards of Excellence dinner Feb. 26 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel.
This year’s honorees are Jenny Love Meyer, the Kirkpatrick-Petree Music and Performing Arts Society Award; Julie Hall, Dulaney-Browne Library Society Award; Lori Hill, Norick-Hulsey Art Gallery Society Award; and Jeannette Sias, OCU Distinguished Philanthropist SocietyAward.
Kirk Hammons and Linda Garrett are chairing this year’s Awards of Excellence and Cathy Leichter serves as president of the organization.
Meyer serves as director of communications for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores and as director of the Love Family Fund. Her civic involvement includes past and present positions on the Red Cross and Arthritis Foundation boards, as chairperson of the statewide Children’s Miracle Network Council, as co-chair of Opus II for Allied Arts and as a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City.
Hall has volunteered for a variety of organizations in Oklahoma City. She has served as chair of Allied Arts, president of the Oklahoma Zoological Society, a trustee of the Westminster School Board and as a member of the University Hospital Foundation. Hall also was appointed to serve on the Oklahoma City Zoo trust. She currently is an active on the boards of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Foundation, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art and ArtSpace at Untitled.
Hill recently retired from Morgan Stanley where she served as a Certified Financial Planner for 25 years. She has served in numerous civic leadership roles with Allied Arts, the University of Oklahoma Breast Institute, the Girl Scouts’ Juliette Low Leadership Society, the Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance and the Chi Omega Alumnae Association.
Sias taught speech therapy in Oklahoma City public schools for several years. Her volunteer activities include serving as president of the Landmen’s Wives Association, volunteering at the Oklahoma City Speech and Hearing Clinic, participating in Oklahoma City Arabian Horse Shows, serving as president of the Ladies Music Club and teaching pre-school children at the Nichols Hills United Methodist Church for almost 40 years. Sias also owns Joullian Vineyards.