Complete Guide to Edmond Awards, Honors, & "Best-of"


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What do you get when you marry a college town pace with all of the perks of big-city living? For the residents of Edmond, Oklahoma, you get a community that’s been winning awards for years. From the exceptional Edmond schools, to the miles of trails in its public parks, to the thriving business community, this city has much to celebrate. Take a look at the many events, businesses, and schools that have earned accolades for Edmond.

Living

o  #1 of 10 Perfect Suburbs - CNBCtown of Edmond OK schools top rated
#35 of Top 100 Best Places to Live – CNN  - Money Magazine
o  2014’s Fast Growing Cities – Wallet Hub - 2014
o  #11 of 20 Best Cities for Single Moms – Nerd Wallet – 2014
o  #3 of 20 Best Cities for Single Fathers – Nerd Wallet – 2014
o  #1 of 10 Best Towns for Families – Family Circle – 2010
o  Top-Rated Smaller Cities – Universal Reference Publications – 2010
o  #35 of 378 of Safest Cities in the Nation – CQ Press - 2008
o  Top 100 Places to Live – Relocate America – 2007
o  Showcase City – National League of Cities – 2003

Events & Recreation

  • o  Oak Tree National Golf Course:
o Host of 2014 U.S. Senior Open – Oak Tree National - 2014
o Top 100 Golf Courses of the World – Top 100 Golf Courses – 2011
o 2nd of Top 10 Golf Courses in OK – Top 100 Golf Courses – 2011
o  Top 10 Small Town 4th of July Celebrations – CNN & USA Today – 2010
o  50 Affordable Stateside Escapes – Smarter Travel - 2008

Business

o  #8 of 53 Annual  Green Power Ranking – EPA – 2014
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#18 of 30 Top Local Government Green Power Users – EPA – 2014
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#8 of 25 Top Suburbs for Retirement – Forbes – 2014
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Google eCity Award – Google – 2013


Education

o  Edmond, OK #21 of 50 Great Affordable College Towns in the US – Great Value Colleges
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University of Central Oklahoma:
o 2014 Great Colleges to Work For – The Chronicle of Higher Education - 2014
o #75 of 100 Best Regional Universities  - U.S. News – 2012
o  Oklahoma Christian University:
o Best Western Colleges – The Princeton Review - 2014
o #14 of 25 Top Undergraduate Schools for Video Game Design – The Princeton Review - 2014
o Top 50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges – Christian Universities Online – 2014
o  Edmond North High School:
o #3 of Top 10 Ranked Oklahoma Schools – U.S. News – 2014
o  Memorial High School:
o #6 of Top 10 Ranked Oklahoma Schools – U.S. News – 2014
o  Santa Fe High School :
o #8 of Top 10 Ranked Oklahoma Schools – U.S. News – 2014
o  Grade “A” Oklahoma Public Schools - Oklahoma State Department of Education – 2014
o Clergen Elementary
o Russell Dougherty Elementary
o Will Rogers Elementary
o Chisholm Elementary
o Cross Timbers Elementary
o Washington Irving Elementary
o West Field Elementary
o Centennial Elementary
o Frontier Elementary
o Cheyenne Middle School
o Sequoyah Middle Schools
o Memorial High School
o North High School
o Santa Fe High School

We do our best to keep this list updated and current, so if you hear about a new award, or don't see one listed here, please contact us!
Brad Reeser
Brad Reeser
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