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2022 JOM Art Competition Winners




Lanney Prater 1st Place Acrylic Painting

Brayton Lawrence 1st Place Basketweaving

Keirstin Lawrence 1st Place Basketweaving and 2nd Place 3D Art

Cole Dixon 2nd Place Basketweaving

Elli Price 3rd Place Basketweaving

Brett King 2nd Place Pottery


painting and baskets


What is Johnson O’Malley (JOM)?

 JOM is a federal program whose main objective is to ensure Tribal citizens receive educational opportunities that would not otherwise be provided through the public school system. JOM is a supplemental program providing special services to JOM Students based on the needs of individual communities


JOM 2023 Meeting Dates

  • February 13, 2023
  • April 10, 2023
  • May 8, 2023
  • June 12, 2013
  • August 29, 2023
  • October 3, 2023 (Election Meeting)
  • October 10, 2023
  • December 11, 2023

*All meetings will be held in the Roosevelt Elementary Library.

JOM Meetings begin at 6:00 PM. Title VI begin at 6:10 PM.


JOM Parent Committee

Chair: Kelly Brown

Vice Chair: Crystal Walters
Secretary: Beth Stutzman

Member: Savannah Ellison

Member: Forrest Woolman

Coordinator: Sara Melugin

Student Representative: Adelynn McWhirt


Cherokee Nation

Our Education Partner

Pryor Public Schools appreciates its partnership with Cherokee Nation. They provide many great opportunities, youth camps, scholarships, and resources for our learners. For more information about our partner in education, please visit the Cherokee Nation Website.


PPS Site JOM Coordinators

Jefferson Elementary: 

Erin King

LECC & Lincoln Elementary: 

Maurene Russell

Roosevelt Elementary: 

Sara Melugin

Pryor Middle School:

Brittany Nichols

Pryor High School:

Emma Dorman

District Coordinator:

Sara Melugin