Alumnus to deliver commencement address.
As Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduates prepare to embark upon the next chapter of their lives, they’ll first get some advice from Eddie Wyant, 1990 alumnus and District Attorney for both Delaware and Ottawa Counties, during the commencement address on Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at Ranger Field. In case of inclement weather commencement will be held in Percefull Fieldhouse.
The Enid/Drummond native earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in business administration and a minor in economics from Northwestern. He continued his education at Oklahoma City University Law School where he graduated in 1993.
Wyant was first elected as District Attorney in the summer of 2002 and was re-elected in the summer of 2006 and 2010. Prior to being elected, he was an Assistant District Attorney serving two years under District Attorney John Wampler in 1994-95 and under District Attorney Ben Loring in 1996-98, both in Washita County. Wyant also was in the private practice of law as a partner with Loring and Wyant, P.C.
Wyant is the current president of the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Association, the chairman of the Oklahoma District Council and received the 2013 Outstanding District Attorney of the Year award.