Cameron University student, staff member honored with awards for their work in prevention of substance abuse

Cameron University graduate student Brooke McCuiston and staff member Dr. Tony Wohlers were honored with awards by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. The awards were presented during agency’s 2013 Annual Prevention & Recovery Conference. McCuiston was honored with an award as Preventionist of the Year, and Wohlers received the Excellence in Evaluation award.

McCuiston, a graduate student in behavioral sciences, was recognized for her strong commitment to the field of substance abuse prevention and willingness to learn and grow professionally. She currently serves as the Region 11 Prevention Coordinator- Director for the Wichita Mountains Prevention Network (WMPN), which includes seven counties in southwest Oklahoma. She has been in prevention for almost three years. The Wichita Mountains Prevention Network covers 7 counties in Southwest Oklahoma (Comanche, Cotton, Stephens, Jefferson, Harmon, Jackson, and Tillman counties).

Wohlers, Director of the Office of Academic Enrichment at Cameron University, was recognized for his volunteer role as chair of the Lawton Fort Sill Community Coalition. His award recognizes achievements in assisting with the evaluation of and contributions to community development toward substance abuse prevention.

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December 16, 2013

PR# 13-205