Alumni Hall of Fame
Larry Leemaster attended Del City High School from 1969-1972. Upon graduation from high school, Larry attended Oscar Rose Junior College, now Rose State College, where he completed courses before he transferred to Central State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and made the Dean’s Honor Roll graduating in 1978.
Larry attended the University of Oklahoma and obtained his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1987. He has been a member of the American Dental Association for 29 years. Larry has also served on various dental committees and was named the Dental Society Boss of the Year. His career in the Academy of General Dentistry spans 30 years. Larry participates with D-Dent and OKMOM annually providing free dental care for those who cannot afford it. He provides dental education through presentations at the pre-school and public school settings.
Larry has also served on the Board of Directors for the Del City Junior Sports Association, as well as, the Umpire in Chief. He is a member of the NASO, OSSAA, OOA AND OKC Metro Officials Association associated with 31 years of high school football officiating, a crew chief that included 7 state semifinals and 2 state championships. He also served 13 years as a member of the Moore Public Schools Board of Education serving on various committees and served as President and Vice President during his tenure.
Larry and his wife, Glenda, of 36 years reside in Northwest Norman. They have three children. They are grandparents to their two adorable grandsons.
The 2016 inductees are: Jennifer K. Black Mack, Class of 1984 and Larry Leemaster, Class of 1972.
Jennifer K. Black Mack
Jennifer K. Mack attended Del City High School and upon graduating in 1984 she attended Rose State College and obtained her Associate of Arts degree in 1990 while achieving the President’s Honor Roll for academics. Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1992 from Oklahoma City University achieving honors on the Dean’s Honor Roll.
Jennifer Mack has been in the U.S. Army Reserve for 28 years and reaching the rank of Major. She was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 2005 for her contributions to the Global War on Terrorism during a deployment to Iraq. In 2008, the military magazine she produced received the Brumfield Excellence in Journalism Award as “Best in Army Reserve.” In 2003, she was a national finalist for the Maj. Gen Strom Thurmond Reserve Officer Association Army Outstanding Junior Officer. She is also the recipient of the Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott and Benjamin Harrison Medals for academic excellence. She has received three Meritorious Service Medals: an Army Commendation Medal; six Army Achievement Medals; six Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals; a National Defense Service Medal with Service Star; an Iraq Campaign Medal; a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Hour Glass and M Device; and numerous other awards and decorations. She currently holds her position as a Paralegal Specialist with the U.S. Department of Justice. Jennifer works on affirmative civil enforcement cases seeking to recover funds that have been defrauded from various U.S. government agencies. Most notably was the 2014 case against an Oklahoma dental clinic that paid over $5 million to settle allegations of false Medicaid claims for dental restoration procedures.
Jennifer worked with Clark & Mitchell, P.C. as a paralegal for 13 years and was involved in numerous cases that resulted in millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured plaintiffs.
Jennifer has aided her community in various capacities. She has volunteered more than 750 hours at the OU Children’s Hospital, and in 2013 served as the President of the Board of Volunteers. The Children’s Hospital Volunteers in an organization committed to improving the lives of children in Oklahoma. This support is focused on the patients, families and visitors of the children and women’s services at the OU Medicine. She has also donated her time to Habitat for Humanity in the Mid-Del area and other cities, and continues to volunteer for various community events.
Jennifer continues to maintain her roots in Del City where she still banks and is a member of the Del City American Legion Post 73. As a member of the Legion, she previously served as the Post adjutant and helped the Post organize community Halloween parties and provide Christmas gifts and food baskets to local families. She has also participated in the Del City Armed Forces Parade. Jennifer continues to visit family and friends weekly in the Del City community.
In 2014, after spearheading a two year project relocating the 95th Division Memorial from Oklahoma City to Ft. Sill, OK, Jennifer was the first recipient of the 95th Division Foundation's award named in her honor, the Jennifer K. Mack Outstanding Volunteer Award.