OKLAHOMA CITY —Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) board president Deena Fisher was recognized in the first class of the 55 Over 55 awards program.
Donald B. Swift founded the 55 Over 55 Inspiring Oklahomans program. A group of judges finalized the list of Oklahomans they felt were leading the way toward improving the lifestyles of everyone in the state.
Fisher was recognized for her dedication to OHS’s mission to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. She serves as president of the OHS Board and is a dean/professor emeritus at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva.
The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.