Category: 2016 Participants

Paige Wilson

Paige Wilson is a first year Photography teacher at Harding Charter Preparatory High School. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Fashion Marketing and 5 years of professional photography experience. Paige enjoys traveling to other cities to collaborate with artists and other professionals in the fashion and photography industry.



Adrian Ramos

Adrian V. Ramos

U.S Army, MSG(E8) Retired

Teaching at Elgin High School since 2011.

General Business, Comp. App II, Stage Craft, Digital Media/Broadcast


Heather Slater

308458_325164784164517_1200695261_nHeather considers herself a word person. After previously teaching German at the high school level, she is sharing her love of her native language of English with 7th graders at Pansy Kidd Middle School in Poteau, Oklahoma.

Debbie Frankenberg

67283_449754847067_4199095_nDebbie Frankenberg is a librarian at Purcell High School and Purcell Elementary School. She is an adviser for The Torch, the Student Council, and the senior class. She enjoys working with the youngest students at the beginning of their literacy careers and also with teens who have mastered the art of reading and read everything they can get their hands on.

Lauren Peck-Weisenfels

peckLauren Peck-Weisenfels is employed at Poteau High School where she serves as an English III/Journalism/Speech/Drama teacher.  She sponsors the Poteau Pirate Log online newspaper, Potonian Yearbook, Thespian Troupe #3283, Debate/Forensics team, Mock Trial team, and color guard.  She holds a BA in Communication/Theatre Arts from Sterling College (KS) and a MA in Theatre Production and Design from Southern Oregon University.

Jamie Weston

Weston with Cougar Call staff members pose with their 2016 OSM state awards.
Weston and Cougar Call staff members pose with their 2016 OSM state awards.

Jamie Weston, Ada High School, teaches Journalism and serves as faculty adviser for the online publications, The Cougar Call and Cougar Tales. Weston’s other teaching duties include AP Language and Composition, English III, and Creative Writing/Film as Lit. In her spare time, Weston enjoys reading and spending time with her children.

Amber Harp

10547796_10205237228191003_2067427954494620930_oAmber is the Business Technology teacher at Little Axe High School, located just east of Norman, OK. This current year she will be starting her fourth year of teaching. Some of the courses she offers to her students are: Fundamentals of Technology, Fundamentals of Web Design, Desktop Publishing, Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies. School year 2015-2016 she was voted by her peers as LAHS Teacher of the Year.

Ashley Spencer

Ashley Spencer teaches newspaper, yearbook and English at Broken Arrow High School. She is about to start her ninth year teaching, after finishing 6 at Edmond North and 2 at Broken Arrow High School. Her husband, Greg Spencer, is Broken Arrow Public School’s Video Production Manager. Together with video production teacher Nolan Couch and students, they produce student news and media at

Ashley and Greg Spencer pose for a quick picture on the sidelines of a BAHS football game.
Ashley and Greg Spencer pose for a quick picture on the sidelines of a BAHS football game.

Stephanie Terry

1800349_738629372858451_1397917510553592952_nStephanie Terry is starting her fifth year teaching at Del City High School where she teaches AP US History, Journalism, and Yearbook.  After living and teaching in Central Asia for eight years she returned to her home district to continue to challenge students to think creatively, ask difficult questions,  and strive for excellence in their pursuits.