Prairie Kaya

Prairie Kaya

Kingfisher High School

Winner of the Next Maya Angelou Award for Poetry, Kaya is a member of the Kingfisher Dead Poets Society and the Stinger Newspaper staff. She participated in the Oklahoma Arts Institute in acting and creative writing and is active with her school drama department and concert and marching bands. Kaya was awarded the Kingfisher High School Award of Academic Excellence and is founder and president of her school Eco-Club. A junior facilitator, recruitment assistant and team alumni in the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference, she also served on Superintendent Joy Hoffmeister’s Student Advisory Council. Kaya plans to study dramaturgy and history at the University of Oklahoma. Scholarship sponsor: Pioneer Telephone Cooperative