The Western Oklahoma state College Alumni Association is pleased to announce Andrelton Simmons as the 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee. While attending Western, Simmons was a member of the 2009-2010 WOSC Pioneer Baseball team. Out of Western Simmons was drafted in the second round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves. During his time with the Atlanta Braves Andrelton received two Gold Gloves, the Fielding Bible Award and the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for his defensive work. In November 2015 Simmons was traded to the Los Angeles Angels.
On Friday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. the Western Oklahoma State College Alumni Association is hosting a dinner honoring Simmons. The event will be held in the WOSC Multipurpose Center and is open to the public. Tickets for the event are $15 each and can be purchased through the WOSC Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Reservations for this event need to be made by noon Wednesday, Jan. 27. This event will include a baseball themed dinner and the induction ceremony highlighting Andrelton’s career so far. Make your plans now to attend and make sure to wear you WOSC apparel to show your Pioneer Pride. Let’s show our support for this outstanding and well deserving Pioneer Alum!
For further information or to make reservations for this event please contact the WOSC Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 580-477-7789 or email at [email protected] before noon Jan. 27.
Judith Meyer is the Director of Public Information for Western Oklahoma State College