BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
MAY 19, 2016
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you imagined"
-Henry David Thoreau
Class Colors Class Flower
Hot Pink & Cheetah Gerber Daisy
Lexi Jo Clark
Sadie Jo Collins
Alexus Skye Dillman
Julia Leann Ferrell
Sarah Vivian Garvie
Lauren Paige harms
Abigail B. Nicole Newman
Alysson Emily Stewart
Commencement Address Speaker
Skye McNiel is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education, OKACTE. Before coming to OKACTE, she was the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the Tulsa Regional Chamber following being a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives for eight years.
While being a legislator, Skye served on the leadership team of three different Speakers of the House of Representatives, served as the Majority Whip, was chairman for the House PAC, chaired the appropriations committee for Career and Technology Education, chaired the rural caucus and was vice-chair of the Natural Resources committee. As a legislator, she focused her efforts on economic development and agriculture and rural Oklahoma issues.
Skye was named to the Journal Record's Achievers Under 40, recognized as the State Chamber's Guardian of Free Enterprise, the champion legislator for CareerTech as well as being awarded Oklahoma's Agriculture Woman of the Year.
She has a bachelor's degree in agriculture communications and animal science from OSU. She continues to work at her family's owned and operated livestock auction in Bristow, Oklahoma, where she and her husband, Pecos, raise their three daughters, Paike, Jamison and Steele.