Eastern Oklahoma State College

Sapphire Ball 2024


Saturday, April 06, 2024


6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location Name

Wilburton Campus - Student Center Ballroom

Sapphire Ball 

Eastern established the Sapphire Ball in 2010 to raise funds for student scholarships, as well as honor the college’s alumni, faculty, staff and community supporters. The Sapphire Ball is an elegant, black-tie event, featuring delicious food and fun entertainment, as well as online and live auctions.

2024 Sapphire Ball

Saturday, April 6
6 p.m. Reception and 7 p.m. Dinner
E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton

This year's honorees include:

  • Distinguished Alumnus: Jennifer Woods, 1978
  • Distinguished Alumnus: Randy Holeman, 1979
  • President's Community Spirit Award: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of McAlester
  • President's Excellence in Teaching Award: Philip Hawthorne
  • J.C. Hunt Award for Staff Excellence: Hannah Truitt

Ticket Information

Tickets are $60 each and may be purchased online. Tickets typically sell out quickly, so RSVP early to ensure your event reservation. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Giacomo at 918-465-1759.

Sponsorship Opportunities

An event sponsorship is an opportunity for you, your company or organization to show your commitment to the students of southeast Oklahoma. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Sapphire Ball directly support students through Eastern’s Sapphire Scholarship Fund. There are several sponsorship-level opportunities available and we welcome the opportunity to visit with you about how you can make an investment in Eastern students. A portion of your sponsorship is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Service. Thank you in advance for your support.

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