Jimmy Cagle leads Oklahoma’s automotive sector serving as State Automotive Director for the Department of Commerce after retiring from nearly 40 years of service with Goodyear Tire & Rubber as a Communications Manager. As an industry innovator, Cagle has promoted growth and economic development in his community through the many leadership roles, positions, committees and Boards in which he has taken part.
His diverse background includes education, staff planning, research, sports writing, community outreach and public relations. Currently, Cagle is a member and vice chair for the Board of Trustees of Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, OK and was awarded the 2021 Lawton Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation Impact Award.
Cori Lawrence, from Los Angeles, California, is graduating from the School of Arts, Sciences & Health with an Associate in Applied Science in Allied Health Science. She received scholarships through the National Society of Leadership & Success and serves her community as a volunteer with Pete’s Pantry, Deepfork Community Action and the Salvation Army. As a student, Lawrence completed two internships facilitated through her involvement with OSUIT’s MPower program.
Upon graduation, Lawrence will continue her education by applying for acceptance into OSUIT’s Nursing program and care for others throughout her career as a registered nurse.
Michael Lopez, originally from Rancho Cucamonga, California, is graduating from the School of Engineering and Construction Technologies with an Associate in Applied Science in Construction Technology for Construction Management. He has been awarded scholarships from the Association of General Contractors of Oklahoma Academic and OSU Foundation’s Tony Garcia Memorial Fund. Lopez is Marine Corp Veteran and continues serving others through his support of the American Legion, Edmond Masonic Lodge and VFW.
Upon graduation, Lopez has accepted a position with Flintco Construction and will reside in Edmond, OK, with his family while attending OSUIT to pursue a Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technical Leadership.