Alliance Française d'OKC


Announcing the 2016 Fellows!

 The Alliance Française of OKC is pleased to announce the 2016 Eleanor Kirkpatrick Franco-American Fellows!


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  • Deante Colbert, a student of Linda Bowling, Yukon High School, and whose research project is “Comprehending Foreign Linguistics”
  • Sammy Najib, a student of Emily Bare, Edmond North High School, and whose research project is “A Comparison of Gender Roles in French and American Societies”
  • Eleanor Rainbolt-Forbes, a student of Corinne Crepin, Heritage Hall, and whose research project is “The Differences Between the Environmental Awareness and Practices of American and French High School Students”
  • Charlotte Woods, a student of Whitney Stafford-Najibi, Westmoore High School, and whose research project is “The Teen’s Role in the Family”

The Fellows will be accompanied by Jean Dawson, French Teacher at Yukon High School. They will be conducting their research in Crépy-en-Valois, in the Picardie region of France, at the Lycée Jean Monnet-Crépy-en-Valois. These outstanding students will travel to the Picardie  for two weeks, March 5-19, 2016, conducting research on their individual projects. This program is a life changing experience for these students and the only program of its kind in the United States.

 We have two outstanding alternates we wish to send if additional funds can be raised. Anyone interested in making a tax deducible donation by clicking HERE or you may mail in a check to the Alliance Française d’OKC PO BOX 414, Oklahoma City, OK 73101. Please indicate Franco-American Fellows Program in the memo line of your check.




Paris Peace


The Alliance Française d’Oklahoma City is deeply saddened by the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. We will continue to remember those who were killed and wounded and express our support for and solidarity with the people of Paris and France. 

We ask our members and friends to join us in two upcoming services:

Candlelight Vigil
Monday, November 16 at 5:30pm
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Seed Sower Statue – South Oval
Vigil and Memorial Service
Tuesday, November 17 at 1:30pm
Oklahoma National Memorial Survivor Tree, Oklahoma City

Au revoir!

Until next time! We are sad to our Fall Eleanor Kirkpatrick Franco-American Fellows go back home to France but we are glad to have welcomed them to Oklahoma.

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We even got to have some fun at Elevation Trampoline Park in Moore! We can’t thank them enough for hosting us! For more information on the park visit their website, here :

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