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Saturday in Park’ Welcomes 650-Plus Students

September 3, 2008

Students enjoyed park-style games and a "Battle of the Bands" in the afternoon, followed by musical artist Jami Smith, worship duo Shane and Shane, and guest speaker Brad Fogarty in the evening.

Dale Griffin, OBU Campus Minister, said he was very pleased with the participation and thankful for the work of this year's event co-chairs, OBU students Veronica Pistone, a junior from Blue Springs, Mo., and Cody Bryan, a sophomore from Spencer, Okla. Griffin also expressed thanks for the support of the Pott-Lincoln Baptist Association; help from several area churches including Heritage Church in Shawnee and Northwest Baptist Church in Oklahoma City; a Green Room for the performers provided by Emmanuel Episcopal Church; and a grill provided by First United Bank of Shawnee.