Thank you to the generous sponsors of the ninth annual Brainiac Ball.


Presenting Sponsor: Cyclonic Valve Company, Inc.


Genius Sponsors: George Kaiser Family Foundation, Williams, Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation


Merit Scholars: Bette and Michael L. Graves, Ruth Nelson and Tom Murphy, Denise and John Redmond


Valedictorians: Apache Corporation, Bank of America, Erin and Don Chappel, CloseBend, Inc.; Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers; HoganTaylor LLP, Laura and Max Mantooth, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Ralph & Frances McGill Foundation, T.D. Williamson, Inc.; The Walton Family Foundation, WPX Energy, Zarrow Families Foundation       


Salutatorians: Anspire Professional Recruiting and Consulting, ARVEST Bank, BancFirst, Bank of Oklahoma, BlueStone Natural Resources, BKD, LLP CPAs and Advisors; Broadhurst Foundation, Carey and Mike Cole, Commerce Bancshares Foundation, Commerce Bank, Community Care, Conner & Winters, LLP; Deloitte, Explorer Pipeline, Ann Graves, Hall Estill, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.; The Helmerich Trust, HILTI, Jackie Cooper Imports, Deb and Robert Krumme, KTUL – News Channel 8, The Little Gym, McAfee & Taft, MidFirst Bank, Mutual of America, Pacer Energy Marketing, Parkhill’s Liquors & Wine South, Rodolf & Todd, PLLC; Samson Resources, Signature Staffing, Jill and Robert Thomas, TAR Resources, LLC; The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis, Tulsa Association of Petroleum Landmen, Tulsa World, Unit Corporation, U.S. Pioneer      


Head of the Class: Dr. and Mrs. Chris G. Covington, First National Bank, Fritz Baily Architects, Gay and Lesbian Fund for Tulsa, Kivell, Rayment & Francis; Oakridge Builders, Tulipana Group, Tulsa Community College


Teacher’s Pet: DCH Financial Services, Drummond Law PLLC, Security Bank, SNB Bank of Tulsa, Tulsa Drillers, Value Thrift Store, Mollie Williford, Windstream Communications


Special thanks to: Canterbury Lane, Kristin Dickerson, Glazer’s Distributors, Langdon Publishing, Rick Miller, Parkhill’s Liquors & Wine South, Party Pro, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Republic National Distributing Company, Williams and Carl Young.