Oral Roberts University honors six first responders at Christ Chapel

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Six Tulsa first responders are honored by Oral Roberts University today in a special service at Christ’s Chapel. The commemoration marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America.

“The whole ORU community is grateful knowing the local teams are ready to respond during every tragedy,” said ORU President Dr. Mark Rutland. “We want to honor all of our first responders who protect and serve the citizens, in some cases, at the risk of their own life.”

Law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel from the Tulsa region were invited to the service. Each local organization nominated an individual that has been exceptionally excellent in their field. Each honoree was presented with a cash gift for them or charity of their choice.

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