Graduates from the Leadership Butler program were recognized Thursday evening with a social, silent auction and dinner.


 Graduates from the Leadership Butler program were recognized Thursday evening with a social, silent auction and dinner.

At approximately 6 p.m. crowds began to gather at Butler’s El Dorado campus in the Kansas Room for the event with the aroma of Oklahoma Boys Barbecue in the air.

Janice English, Leadership Board president opened the event with the introduction of special guests and guest speakers Cheryl Higgins, Beebee Thomas and Alison Cooley.

Higgins is the with the Winfield Chamber of Commerce and  was the guest speaker for the evening. She congratulated graduates on their hard work and effort.