Quantum Experience

Quantum Experience – 30th Anniversary coming up November 5, 2022!

After postponing QE for two years due to COVID-19, we are planning an exciting celebration of 30 Awesome Classes of OSSM Alumni with

OSSM’s 2022 Quantum Experience – 30th Anniversary!

We are so grateful to all our QE sponsors and supporters, past and present, for helping transform student lives through advanced academics.  We look so forward to sharing with you on November 5 a thrilling celebration of 30 years of AWESOME experience and achievements of OSSM alumni and current students!

Thank you!!

The OSSM Quantum Experience benefits the Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics Faculty Endowment


SHOCK WAVE – $50,000

Bryan Eastin, PhD (OSSM Class of 1997)


Carleen and Jerry Burger

BINARY TREE – $10,000

E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation

Dan Little Family


Alpha Plus Systems, Inc.

Chickasaw Nation

Molly and Paul Wehrenberg

Allen Wise

ACTIVE CELL – $2,500

Linda and Lance Benham

The Boeing Company

Josephine Freede

OGE Energy Corp

Oklahoma Natural Gas, a Division of ONE Gas, Inc.

Brenton Phillips (OSSM Class of 1994)

Presbyterian Health Foundation

Lindsay and Dr. Russell Rother

Jeri and Warren Thomas

Yukon Door & Plywood


Joan Frates

Mary Spencer


Katie and Brooks Altshuler

Cytovance Biologics

Ann Felton Gilliland

INTEGRIS Cancer Institute

Katherine and Rex Ishikawa

Carol and Don Kaspereit

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

Drs. Sharon and Kenneth Lease

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Messenbaugh III

Dr. Raha Nael (OSSM Class of 1997)

Drs. Rajagopal Ramesh & Anupama Munshi

Harry Rouse


Gloria and Dr. Robert Anderson

Loyd Benson

Lissa and Dr. Jon Blaschke

Dr. Pat Capra

Sandra and Dr. David Drennan

Katherine and Paul Ellgen

Stella Han

Seyan and John Hefner

Dr. Latisha Camp Heinlen (OSSM Class of 1999)

Jeff and Dr. Tanna Shaw Hoopingarner

Carol and Mark Lester

Dr. Xifan Liu

Kathleen and William Martin

W. DeVier Pierson

Dr. John A. Robinson

Linda and Bill Rodgers

Kathryn and T.J. Ryan

Sen. Gary Stanislawski

Dr. Gant Ward (OSSM Class of 1994)

Bruzzy Westheimer


Catherine and Dr. John Armitage

Stan Blanchard

Wendy and Colin Chopin

Dr. Pamela and Mark Fly

Ms. Ingrid Young and Dr. Robert Hamm

Andrea Hawxby

Bette Jo and Frank Hill

Phillip and Thanh-Nhung Hoang

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence King

Douglas Pewitt

Heidi Russell

Nate Stone

Sharon Varnum

Preston Waters

Joseph Williams, Jr.

Many thanks to our additional major partners since 2019!

  • Inasmuch Foundation – Helping OSSM retain its outstanding, largely Ph.D. faculty
  • The Boeing Company – OSSM Regional Center and Virtual Regional Center Programs
  • OGE Energy – Sponsoring Computer/Data Science instruction
  • H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust – General Operating
  • Sarkeys Foundation – Helping train Oklahoma middle school math teachers through OSSM’s Summer Math Teachers’ Institute
  • ConocoPhillips & 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
  • ONEOK Foundation, Presbyterian Health Foundation, Jeri & Warren Thomas, and Bruzzy Westheimer – helping replace critical scientific instrument for Chemistry classes
  • Arvest Bank, American Fidelity Foundation & Marathon Oil – Scholarships for students in need to attend OSSM Summer Academies
  • OSSM Parents Association – Providing a variety of enrichment activities for all current OSSM students