Rep. Lucas to Speak at OSU Fall Commencement Ceremonies

November 22, 2022

By News Director Jared Atha

It was announced this week that U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas of Cheyenne will be the keynote speaker at this year’s fall commencement at Oklahoma State University.

Lucas, a 1982 OSU agricultural economics graduate, will speak at the fall commencement exercises on Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Lucas represents Oklahoma’s Third Congressional District, which includes all or portions of 32 counties in northern and western Oklahoma, stretching from the Oklahoma Panhandle to parts of Tulsa, and from Yukon to Altus.

In his role, Lucas has been an advocate for increasing learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, commonly known as STEM.

He currently serves as the ranking member on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, where he advocates for Oklahoma’s energy, technology and aerospace industries. He is also a senior member on the House Committee on Financial Services. In 2011, he made history as the first Oklahoman to be elected as chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture.

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