SWOSU social work seniors Ruth Francis of Guymon and Katy Unruh of Weatherford have been awarded Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program stipends of $7,125 for the 2011-12 school year as part of a federal grant to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services to increase the number of professional social workers working in DHS/Child Welfare. A person must have a Bachelor of Social Work or Master’s of Social Work degree to be considered a social worker. The CWPEP program is administered on the SWOSU campus. For information. contact the Social Work Program at 580.774.7087.