Friday, April 6, 2018

Support our school as we induct five Ropers into the prestigious Will Rogers High School Hall of Fame. See your friends, renew acquaintances, and visit with the honorees.

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Charles Bell, class of ‘53, Artist, Photorealist

James Frasier, class of ’59, Attorney, Democratic National Committee, Educator

Bill Hinkle class of ’65, Advertising Creator, Marketer, Educator

David James class of ’58, Champion Wrestler, Gastroenterologist, Researcher

Barbara Hencke Thompson class of ’57, Educator, Honorary Consul of France


9:00 a.m. Program at the Rogers High School Auditorium, open to the public and free. Reserved seating for alumni down front.

6:00 p.m. Gala Reception and Dinner at the Renaissance Hotel, 6808 S 107th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133 (on 71st between Mingo and Garnett)


Tickets may also be purchased by mailing a check (payable to WRHSCF) to the following address:

Will Rogers High School Community Foundation
Attn: Treasurer
P.O. Box 52845
Tulsa, OK 74152

There are no physical tickets. Your registration will be waiting at check-in. Online sales will end March 23.

Ticket Options

  • $75 per person
  • $750 for a table of 10 (all tables seat 10)

If you purchase a table online, you will be asked to provide the names of your guests. Buy your tickets now, and continue to inspire Will Rogers students so they can do great things too!

Special Offer

These beautiful, cobalt blue commemorative stemless wine glasses will be available for the first time at the April 6 gala. They feature the Will Rogers tower entrance printed in gold.Plan to get a set for your home!

$10 each

$30 set of four


The Renaissance is holding a block of rooms for us at a $99 per night rate, on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask for Will Rogers High School Hall of Fame 2018 Rooms–C. Deadline to reserve rooms at this rate is March 9.