Cheatham Appointed Coordinator for Koco-Tv's Project Challenge

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Gene Cheatham has been appointed coordinator for KOCO-TV's Project Challenge, a literacy and continuing education campaign for Oklahoma. Cheatham's main efforts will include encouraging businesses to become involved in the campaign, conducting workshops with the Literacy Council of Oklahoma, and speaking to various organizations and civic clubs.

Mick Cornett has been named KOCO-TV, 5 Alive sports director. Cornett joined 5 Alive in 1981, and has received several honors for his sportscasting.

Sandi Meister has been promoted to associate producer of 5 Alive's 6 and 6 p.m. newscasts. In addition to her position at 5 Alive, Meister instructs television, public speaking, and resume writing classes at John Casablancas Modeling Agency. . .

- Jerry D. Metcalf, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Scrivner Inc., has been named general chairman of Scouting for Food, a November effort by the Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America, to collect food for the hungry. Scrivner will provide trucks, trailers and a number of collection sites for the food collected by Boy Scouts and their leaders. . .

- Jack Foreman, director of deaf education in The University of Tulsa's College of Nursing and Applied Health Sciences, has been awarded the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association's 1988 Distinguished Service Award. Foreman received the honor for his 20 years of professional service in the area of deaf education, for training knowledgeable deaf education teachers and building quality deaf education programs in schools across Oklahoma. . .

- Roger C. Anderson has been named senior vice president and director of the Pacific Coast Division for Rees Associates Inc., Architects, Planners and Consultants. Anderson will be responsible for managing all Rees Associates operations in the western sector of the United States. . .

- John H. Westphal is the new administrator of the Bryant Nursing Center, Edmond, operated by Horizon Healthcare Corp. …