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Muskogee Hometown Hero Nominees 2022 – Presented By Muskogee Can – Just the Facts

Grant Edwards (Fort Gibson) – Grant is a special kid and a natural-born leader. He is a leader in the wrestling room, baseball diamond, or walking the hallways. You will find Grant wherever there is work to be done anywhere around. He leads by example and will never ask someone to do anything he would not do.

Blakelee Pugh (Gore) – This young lady has the heart to give back to her community. She tries very hard to be a leader in her school district. She has volunteered to help her band teacher at the elementary. She has helped her Ag teacher in raising money for prizes for the local shows.

Raylin Morgan (Haskell) – Straight-A student who works extremely hard at whatever she does and treats everyone with respect. A two-year starter for the basketball team who makes it very tough to score with her defense and shot blocking ability. A talented multi-sport athlete, she’s also the pitcher for the softball team who delivers game-changing results including 31 wins last fall. 

Nevaeh Johnson (Hilldale) – Nevaeh is everywhere she needs to be and when she is needed. She not only excels on the basketball court but also in the classroom maintaining a 4.0 GPA. She gives back to her community through volunteer work and is a humble servant to many whenever she is needed. Nevaeh has coached a little league team while also attending the Indian Capital Technology Center for nursing. She balances her life well and will be an asset to recognize within our community.

Veraniqua Howard (Midway) – Vera is an amazing young lady who comes from a diverse background. She does not turn away from hard work. She does not discriminate against another student for any reason. While Vera is very strong-willed and stands up for her beliefs, she is also kind and considerate to all. She has a heart of gold.

Sarah Davis (Muskogee) – Sarah is an outgoing and hardworking student-athlete for the Roughers. She is always ready to help others whenever she can.

Sydney Sells (Okay) – Sydney is a great all-around kid. She is an outstanding competitor on the volleyball court and she is an equally good student in the classroom

Addie Focht (Oktaha) – Great teammate on the court. She works hard to make herself and her teammates better. She also sets a great example for those around her.

Aareoyna Moore (Porter) – A young lady who has a lot of heart and works hard at whatever she puts her mind to.

Kolby Brown (Porum) – Kolby is involved in many activities in our school and is a favorite among the student body.

Martin Hare (Stigler) – Martin is the epitome of the all-around student-athlete. Not only has he excelled at the sports he plays, but he also boasts a 4.0 GPA and has 11 years of perfect attendance.

Dakota Briggs (Vian) – He shows integrity and kindness wherever he goes. He helps the younger children in sports by volunteering his time by umpiring games or just by helping them get ready for games at the Vian youth baseball fields

Hayden McElyea (Warner) – Hayden is a tough kid that has worked back from a major injury. During his sophomore football season, he was tackled and snapped his hip in two places. It’s been a long recovery resulting in having to have a full hip replacement. Now, it is his senior season and he has worked hard to get back into competition. He is a great example of how to work hard and overcome obstacles. 

Maddux Shelby (Webbers Falls) – Maddux is a three-sport athlete, very active in Future Farmers of America, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and also in the community.

Jillian Strange (Wagoner) – Jillian is an all-around hometown girl. She loves her community and takes pride in being a Bulldog. Jilly lets her light shine for others and leads the way with a Godly example.

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