2022 Sponsors

We are so grateful to all our QE 2022 Sponsors for their steadfast support!  Your investment helped OSSM retain the very best, largely PhD faculty (teaching college level curriculum) through the OSSM Foundation’s Faculty Endowment.

DISCOVERY – $30,000

Carleen & Jerry Burger


Bryan Eastin, PhD (OSSM Class of 1997)

BINARY TREE – $10,000

Dan Little


Jan Barrick

The Chickasaw Nation

David & Jean McLaughlin

Linda & Bill Rodgers

Molly & Paul Wehrenberg

ACTIVE CELL – $2,500

Katie & Brooks Altshuler

Joel & Kelly Champlin

Young & Keith Chappell

Delaware Resource Group

Drs. Sharon & Kenneth Lease

Dr. Edna McDuffie Manning

Oklahoma Natural Gas (A Division of ONE Gas, Inc.)

Brenton Phillips (OSSM Class of 1994)

Presbyterian Health Foundation

Steven Rhines

Allen Wise

Yukon Door & Plywood


Bart Binning, Ed.D.

Lou C. Kerr/The Kerr Foundation


Lance & Linda Benham

Bette Berline

Lissa & Dr. Jon Blaschke

Ingrid Gao (OSSM Class of 2017)

Latisha Heinlen, M.D., Ph.D.

Anne & Lynn Holzberlein

Rex & Jessica Ishikawa

Carol & Don Kaspereit

Lt. Col. Charles Laubach (OSSM Class of 1999)

Patty & Jean C. Leger, Jr.

Laurie Parker & Brad Pillow (both OSSM Class of 1999)

H. E. “Gene” Rainbolt

Bridget Smith


Arvest Bank

Nicholas Bailey

Capt. Sean Curtin (OSSM Class of ’95)

Dr. Emily Dial-Driver

Katherine & Paul Ellgen

Fred Jones Family Foundation

Xifan Liu, Ph.D.

Penni and Ron Mashore, P.E.


Rob Miner

Raha Nael, M.D. (OSSM Class of 1997)

Dr. John A. & Miriam Robinson

Heidi & Todd Russell

Kathryn & T.J. Ryan

Iwan & Agnes Tjauw

Sharon & Robert Varnum

Ashley Friggel Walker, M.D. (OSSM Class of 2001)

Bryan & Cindy Walker


Manisha Chakraburtty, Ph.D.

Stacy Vanderhoof Hurst

Hon. Tim and Nancy Leonard

Michelle McCargish, Ph.D.

Joel Wellnitz

Jack Werner, Ph.D.

Many thanks to our additional major partners providing support for OSSM faculty and programs!

  • Sarkeys Foundation – Helping train Oklahoma middle school math teachers through OSSM’s Summer Math Teachers’ Institute & supporting teaching and scientific excellence
  • Inasmuch Foundation – Helping OSSM retain its outstanding, largely Ph.D. faculty
  • Google – Sponsoring OSSM Virtual programming across the state of Oklahoma
  • OGE Energy – Sponsoring Computer/Data Science instruction
  • H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust – General Operating
  • Phillips 66 – helping train Oklahoma middle school science teachers through OSSM’s Summer Science Teachers’ Institute (25 years!!)
  • Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation – Helping OSSM retain its outstanding faculty
  • Kirkpatrick Foundation – Underwriting OSSM’s robust Fine Arts program
  • ONE Gas Foundation, ONEOK Foundation, Presbyterian Health Foundation, Jeri & Warren Thomas, and Bruzzy Westheimer – helping replace critical scientific instrument for Chemistry and other classes
  • Arvest Bank, American Fidelity Foundation & Marathon Oil – Scholarships for students in need to attend OSSM Summer Academies
  • Williams Companies – Providing summer math and science workshops for middle and high school students
  • OSSM Parents Association – Providing a variety of enrichment activities for all current OSSM students