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Connie Reilly (far left) of Okemah, chair of the Board of Regents of the Regional University System of Oklahoma, visits with ECU President John Hargrave following the dedication of the Bill Thrash Television Studio [JULY 15] at East Central University in Ada. Talking with them are Billie Floyd (center), retired ECU professor and a former state senator; Glen D. Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education; and Phyllis Kunze, executive director of the ECU Foundation. Thrash, station manager and program director of OETA, the Oklahoma Network, and his wife Billie were honored for donating $50,000 to the ECU Foundation Inc. to help complete the all-digital TV studio in the new Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
The William C. Thrash Television Studio at East Central University will be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. July 22 [THURSDAY] in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Thrash, station manager and program director of OETA, the Oklahoma Network, and his wife Billie will be honored for donating $50,000 to the ECU Foundation Inc. to help build and furnish the all-digital TV studio. The dedication and a reception are open to the public.