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Living Legacy

Many famous people achieved their successes because they had positive qualities of a legacy maker. Here are some examples that reinforce what employees are telling us make a great workplace:

Qualities of a Legacy Maker

 a good listener. a benefit to your colleagues. a team player. values others' opinions. respects others. encourages others to grow and develop. allows others to contribute their skills. is positive. goes above and beyond


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To nominate a co-worker for the Living Legacy award, go to OURecognition, sign in and click on the Living Legacy Nomination button in the center of the homepage. 

Quarterly Legacy Makers receive

  • Handcrafted, blown glass trophy
  • Gift of your choice valued at $100
  • Name displayed on the Living Legacy website
  • Automatic nomination for the OU Medicine “Legacy Maker of the Year” award

Legacy Makers of the Year receive

  • Handcrafted, blown glass trophy
  • Points towards a gift
  • Name displayed on the Living Legacy website

Current Winners 2018

First Quarter
Russell Rooms, OU Medicine
Shannie Frisbie, OU Medical Center
Brandi Beeby, The Children’s Hospital
Tanya Jacob, OU Medical Center Edmond

Second Quarter
Jan Epps, The Children’s Hospital
Michael Ryans, OU Medical Center
Kenny Johnson, OU Medicine
Onelia Cochran, OU Medical Center Edmond

Past Winners

2017

2017 Legacy Makers of the Year
Deborah Clark, OU Medical Center
Tammy Dee Lee, OU Medical Center Edmond
Janice Newton, OU Medical System
Laura Sweeney, The Children’s Hospital

First Quarter
Debbie Clark, OU Medical Center|
Corey Seaman, OU Medical Center Edmond
Judy Owen, OU Medical System
Laura Sweeney, The Children’s Hospital

Second Quarter
Jonathan Edison, OU Medical Center
Donna Schmidt, OU Medical Center Edmond
Audrey Artmann, OU Medical System
Alyssa Geis, The Children’s Hospital

Third Quarter
Rebecca Azadgoli, OU Medical Center
Tammy Dee Lee, OU Medical Center Edmond
Janice Newton, OU Medical System
April Jefferies, The Children’s Hospital

Fourth Quarter
Kayla Garver, OU Medical Center
Lillie Davis-Black, OU Medical Center Edmond
Susan Bedwell, OU Medical System
Barbara Grizzle, The Children’s Hospital

2016

2016 Legacy Makers of the Year
Jan Rodery, OU Medical Center
Lexi Gregg, OU Medical Center Edmond
DJ Johnson, OU Medical System
Ashley Ochs, The Children’s Hospital

First Quarter
Beulah Doakes, OU Medical Center
Tony Townsend, OU Medical Center Edmond
DJ Johnson, OU Medical System
Glen Waymel, The Children’s Hospital

Second Quarter
Valerie Milton, OU Medical Center
Bryan Barnett, OU Medical Center Edmond
Linda Harrison, OU Medical System
Lori Williams, The Children’s Hospital 

Third Quarter
Jan Rodery, OU Medical Center
Shannon Dunkenson, OU Medical Center Edmond
Julie Conrady, OU Medical System
Jamie Kilpatrick, The Children's Hospital

Fourth Quarter
David Payne, OU Medical Center
Lexi Gregg, OU Medical Center Edmond
Danny Cavett, OU Medical System
Ashley Ochs, The Children’s Hospital

2015

2015 Legacy Makers of the Year
Chrystle Johnson, OU Medical Center
Kenneth Caldwell, OU Medical Center 
Sheila Dyer, OU Medical System
John Karlin, The Children’s Hospital

First Quarter
Jessica Leal, OU Medical Center
Kris Harrison, OU Medical Center Edmond
Sheila Dyer, OU Medical System
Kelly Simmons, The Children’s Hospital

Second Quarter
Robyn Bucher, OU Medical Center
Kenneth Caldwell, OU Medical Center 
Sheila StCyr, OU Medical System
John Karlin, The Children’s Hospital

Third Quarter
Alisha Steele, OU Medical Center
Ulysses Wilson, OU Medical Center 
Jose Rosas, OU Medical System
Robin Morrow, The Children’s Hospital

Fourth Quarter
Chrystle Johnson, OU Medical Center
Tara Smith, OU Medical Center 
Edith Buxton, OU Medical System
Donna Wilson, The Children’s Hospital