Chickasha High School student honored as Academic All-Star

John Gorton (left), CEO at First National Bank & Trust Co. of Chickasha, and Chickasha High School teacher Brandon Willis (right) congratulate Matthew Thomas, an Academic All-Stater from Chickasha, during the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic Awards Banquet, held recently in Tulsa.  Thomas, a 2019 graduate of Chickasha High School, was among 100 outstanding seniors from Oklahoma public schools who were honored by the foundation as Academic All-Staters. He received an Academic All-State scholarship sponsored by First National Bank & Trust Co. of Chickasha. Gorton is a trustee of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, a statewide nonprofit that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools. Willis, a robotics instructor, was Thomas’s honored teacher guest at the banquet.