On June 4, 2011 Students Taking A New Direction (STAND) hosts the 12th annual “Praise in the Park”. STAND is a student organization that promotes staying in school and keeping students involved in positive activities. This free event, scheduled from 9:00am – 8:00pm, takes place on the Bacone College campus at 2299 Old Bacone Road in Muskogee, Oklahoma.


This family-friendly, outdoor event reaches an audience extending throughout Northeast Oklahoma. Also included in the day’s activities will be a 3 on 3 Basketball tournament, live music, dance, drama as well as career and educational development opportunities. Health and wellness information will also be available. A Kid Zone including inflatables, games, arts and crafts is available for younger visitors.


This year’s special guest, rapper and world renowned music producer Jermaine Dupri, will appear at 2:00pm. Plan now to attend this inspiring, empowering and entertaining event. For more information please call the STAND office at (918) 781-0039.