Eriech Tapia, is a student from the University of Central Oklahoma and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration. He has received multiple awards for journalism over his five years of reporting and being editor-in-chief for two of those years, recently including the Oklahoma Press Association’s Award for Promise in Journalism. He has reported from Cuba, Turkey, Greece and from across the United States. He is from Sand Springs and a graduate of Charles Page. In addition to reporting, he is an active volunteer in the Edmond community and on the President’s Leadership Council at UCO.