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2013-01-10

Wernette graduates

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Shelly Wernette, daughter of Gene and Paula Wernette, granddaughter of Lucille Edwards Wernette (formerly of Bandera) and great-granddaughter of the late Pearl Edwards (of Pipe Creek), graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma on Dec. 14 with a degree in biology with minors in math and anthropology. Wernette was named the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy's Outstanding Senior for this year. Her other accomplishments include the Charles Gould Award for Outstanding Senior of the Conoco-Phillips School of Geology and Geophysics, OU Outstanding Mineralogy Student (2011), Phi Beta Kappa Society and the President's Honor Roll with a 4.0 GPA. Wernette will intern in Oklahoma City with Chaparral Energy and plans to enter graduate school in the fall.