Inductee’s For Oklahoma’s Hall Of Fame
Written by Sean on May 18, 2018
Carrie Underwood, & Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) just to name a few, are inducted into Oklahoma’s Hall of Fame. The 91st class of outstanding Oklahoman’s have been selected for induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. These accomplished Oklahoman’s will join the 691 individuals who have been inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame since 1928. The Honorees were officially announced at a luncheon on May 17th, hosted by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum. New inductees were presented to a roomful of past Oklahoma Hall of Fame Honorees.
“It’s incredibly inspirational to be surrounded by such an accomplished group of people who have literally created our history,” said Shannon L. Rich, president and CEO of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum. “The Oklahoma Hall of Fame announcement luncheon gives past inductees the first opportunity to congratulate the new class.”
Carrie was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 10, 1983. Ree Drummond was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on January 6, 1969.
So what is the Hall of Fame? Here’s an exert from their website.
“Founded in 1927, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame was created to honor Oklahoman’s who had given outstanding service to the state during their lifetime and to provide educational programming for students of all ages. Being inducted to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is Oklahoma’s Highest Honor. Through exhibits and experiences at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame stands to preserve Oklahoma’s unique history while promoting pride in our great state.”
People flocked to Facebook to share in the excitment
- Hèñry Enns -CONGRATULATIONS CARRIE,YOU ARE THE BEST.
- Vanessa Bedor -Two of my favorite people! ♡
- Paul Garrett -Congrats Carrie Underwood and Ree Drummond. I Visited both of there home towns on my vacation.
The 91st Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 15, at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center. In celebration of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s 91st induction ceremony, past inductees Becky Dixon and Jane Jayroe Gamble will serve as emcees. Read more about the Hall of Fame.