School for the Deaf coach, players win National DeafDigest sports awards

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SULPHUR, Okla. – National Deafdigest Sports has named Angie Shelby, Oklahoma School for the Deaf volleyball coach, as 2019 coach of the year.

The organization selected Shelby, who graduated from OSD in 1999, as the top division 2 coach for all schools for the deaf in the nation.

“I’m humbled to be named coach of the year,” Shelby said. “I could not take all credit because I feel strongly that my Assistant Coach Caroline Evans and Student Assistant Coach Isaiah Holt are the huge help with the program.”

Good for Business: Business leaders invited to exhibit at DRS Career Opportunity Expo

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Business leaders aren't missing an opportunity to recruit an untapped pool of talented, loyal job candidates. They're joining OGE, FAA and Ditchwitch to reserve exhibit space now at the first Career Opportunity Expo 2020: Ready, Set Hired! on February 11 in Oklahoma City.

Expo 2020 will be hosted by Greater Oklahoma City Chamber member Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, to enable business leaders to showcase their companies and meet qualified jobseekers attracted to the event by free skills development and marketing training seminars.

School for the Blind PE teacher earns state award

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Oklahoma School for the Blind Teacher Tera Webb from Tahlequah recently won the Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year award from the Oklahoma Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Adapted PE modifies activities to make them equally appropriate with students with and without disabilities.

Webb, who has taught at OSB for 20 years, became an OAHPERD member when she was a college student.

She drives from her home in Tahlequah to work at OSB, which is headquartered in Muskogee.