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Public Safety Services Betty L. Smith Early Childhood Center Seminole’s public safety includes Emergency Police Chief Shane Marshall and Fire Chief Bryant Baker. Seminole also has the services of Medi Flight Air Ambulance which is stationed at the Jimmie Austin Seminole Municipal Airport. There are 13 full-time highly Seminole High School trained police officers patrolling the city. There are 17 full time fire/ EMS employees and approximately 20 volunteer firefighters. The Seminole police and fire stations are located at Harvey Road and Strother. This location also houses the 911 emergency dispatch offices. Seminole was awarded several grants and has received many donations for Seminole Public Schools new equipment and vehicles. (405) 382-3434 Water buildings like Betty L. Smith Early ChildhoodThe district takes great pride in brand new The municipally owned water system is Center, and stately older ones like Seminole supplied by 24 deep wells. The treatment plant High School. has a 3.7 million gallons per day capacity. Although the district is proud of the schools’ Minimum daily consumption is 1.8 million physical appearance, other characteristics are gallons. Seminole has 630,000 gallons of much more important. A guiding principle for ground storage and 2.7 million gallons of the school includes striving for excellence by elevated storage. serving the needs of youth. The district strives Transportation to the highest degree possible so that each mayto assist all students to develop their capabilities Seminole is intersected by good roads and become an effective member of society. highways. Among these are state highways To achieve its goals, the school board 9 and 99 and U.S. highways 377 and 270. employs dedicated teachers, support staff and Highway 99, from Seminole to I-40, is administrators who continually update their currently four lanes and will be part of skills through professional development and the Tulsa to Dallas bypass. Interstate 40 the National Teachers Certification process. is ten miles north of Seminole. District students continue to score well on Jimmie Austin Regional Airport is located at the ACT test and receive many state national the northern edge of the city on Highway 99. academic honors. Later as adults, they are The city has spent millions to upgrade facilities quite capable of handing their responsibilities to better accommodate the flying public – as citizens. In addition to academics, other both business and private. There is a 5,000 foot highly successful programs include fine arts lighted asphalt runway with PAPI, REIL and and athletics. AWOS, and a non-directional beacon is available Something new is in the air! The Seminole to allow flights in most weather conditions. Alumni Association has begun fundraising for The nearest commercial airport is Will Rogers the upcoming Seminole Alumni Hall to World Airport in Oklahoma City, 56 miles west. showcase the accomplishments of past “stars” of Seminole High School, as well as the champions 6


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