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NSU Homecoming Honorees 2004

Gregg Wadley, Oklahoma City
Distinguished Alumnus

A 1969 graduate of Northeastern, Wadley is the founder of DataCom Sciences Inc. (now a part of Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc.) that provides service to customers in information systems, technical and administrative support services and aviation technical support. An active member of the Choctaw Nation, Wadley is a former member of the Oklahoma Venture Forum and currently serves on the Native American Cultural and Education Authority Board of Directors.

Drew Edmondson, Oklahoma City
Distinguished Alumnus

Elected Oklahoma’s attorney General in 1994, Edmondson is a devoted state leader with nearly three decades of service to his fellow Oklahoman's. A 1968 Northeastern graduate, Edmondson served three terms as Muskogee County district attorney before his election to state office, where he has represented the interests of Oklahoma on many issues and continued a legacy of service.

Bill & Doris Hinds, Tahlequah
Distinguished Alumni

An inseparable part of the Northeastern, Tahlequah and volunteer communities, Bill and Doris Hinds are 1941 and 1948 NSU graduates, respectively. Their combined deeds for the good of many have resulted in several organizations including the Hope House of Cherokee County and the Tahlequah Boys and Girls Club.

John deSteiguer, Edmond
Outstanding Young Alumnus

Northeastern’s former director of development and executive director of the NSU Foundation, Inc., deSteiguer currently serves as the vice president for advancement at Oklahoma Christian University. During deSteiguer’s nine-year tenure, NSU related assets increased 400 percent, and related endowments increased almost twelve-fold. He is a 1984 graduate of Northeastern.

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