CU selects Acclaimed Aggies for campus recognition

Cameron University has selected CU alumni Monte Brown, Denise Floyd and Darrell Weaver as Acclaimed Aggies for the Spring 2013 semester. Posters of each featuring highlights of their achievements since graduating from CU will be displayed on campus. Recognition of Acclaimed Aggies was initiated in Fall 2005 to recognize the accomplishments of CU graduates.

“Cameron takes great pride in the success of its alumni,” says Cameron President Cindy Ross. “Monte, Denise and Darrell are exemplary alumni who inspire our current students. Their professional success and personal accomplishments demonstrate that a Cameron degree is an invaluable tool. We are pleased to recognize the achievements of these three outstanding alumni and add their names to the distinguished list of Acclaimed Aggies.” 

About Monte Brown, Class of 2004

photo of Monte BrownWhile at Cameron, Brown was actively involved in the Broadcast Club and co-hosted CUTV’s “Top of the Hour.” He also served as a reporter for KCCU. A member of Phi Kappa Phi, he was named to the Dean’s List and to Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges. Brown graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with a concentration in Radio/Television.

Brown is executive producer and co-anchor of KSWO-TV’s award-winning “Good Morning Texoma” newscast and serves as the station’s assistant news director. He has been honored with awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting.

He has served on the Board of Directors for United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill. He continues to volunteer for numerous community service projects, including the annual “Day of Caring.”

About Denise Floyd, Class of 2004

photo of Denise FloydFloyd’s academic achievements at Cameron were recognized with inclusion in the President’s Honor Roll and induction into Phi Kappa Phi. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Floyd has been a staff member of the Fort Sill Federal Credit Union since 1982, serving as President/CEO since 2001. She is also a graduate of Southwest CUNA Management School.

Floyd’s commitment to assisting members of the military resulted in her induction into The Honorable Order of Saint Barbara from the U.S. Field Artillery Association in 2004. In November 2012, she was awarded the Hassen Cara Volunteer of the Year award through the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber CoOp Program.

She has served in a leadership position on the Cameron University Foundation Board of Directors and is a member of Cameron University President’s Partners.

About Darrell Weaver, Class of 1986

photo of Darrell WeaverA native of Comanche, Weaver earned a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Cameron in December 1986. His academic achievements earned recognition on the Dean’s List throughout his college career.

Weaver is the director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, a post he has held since September 2006. He developed and coordinated an aggressive agent physical fitness program which is the model for all Oklahoma law enforcement.

He is a trustee of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System and a member of the Council On Law Enforcement Training governing council, as well as the Oklahoma Justice Assistance Grant board. He also serves on the Oklahoma Meth Prevention Initiative Committee and was appointed to both the Oklahoma Youth and Gang Violence Coordinating Council and the Oklahoma Gang Intervention Steering Committee.

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January 22, 2013

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