Women account for about three-fourths of all COVID-19 infections among health-care workers and in nursing homes in Oklahoma, resulting in a higher proportion of women than men overall infected across the state.
On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Bristow Garden Glub members gathered at the VFW Memorial to plant fresh new flowers just in time for Memorial Day. According to Ruth Jaytaine, vice president of the club, the members voted in the last meeting that the club would be sponsoring and taking care of the VFW. Walmarts, of Bristow, donated a gift certificate to the club to pay for the flowers to be planted.
Dava Stryke has been the Computer Paraprofessional at Collins Elementary for 12 years. In addition to being the technology go-to person, she efficiently organizes the candy sales each year and is always willing to help in other areas when needed. Dava says the favorite part of her job is working with kids and her wonderful co-workers. Her co-workers describe her as positive, humble, caring and flexible. She is married and has two grown children who both attended Bristow schools. When she’s not at work, Dava can mostly likely be found reading a book.
Due to the coronavirus and social distancing still in effect, the Bristow Public Schools held a virtual scholarship awards assembly on May 15. Scholarships from various places were given to high school students. Even though the awards were not personally presented to each student, the virtual presentations were very nice and informative. The students receiving the awards are very appreciative and it only shows that their hard work during high school, paid off.
Community Bank would like to congratulate the Community Bank Student Board of Directors for an outstanding year. The 2019-2020 Community Bank Student Board of Directors are Chase Quimby, Makenzi Brown, Jake Boomer, Mathew Glen, James Vanorsdol, Patrick Lupp, Kallie Inman, Maegan Gilbert, Amy Brown, Abby Thompson, Jacob Moore, Zaria Wittman, Zoanna Howell, Samantha Moore, Bailey Ledbetter, & Trae Barentine. The seniors from Bristow, Depew and Olive High Schools who were selected to be on this board were chosen based on academics, community involvement and extracurricular activities.