Homecoming Honorees 2004
Gregg Wadley, Oklahoma City
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
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
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
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.