Senator Bruce Price | 1999

Senator Bruce Price of Hinton, Oklahoma, a 1965 graduate of Oklahoma State University, has been involved in Agri-Business for many years.  He and his wife, Nikita, have been married for 35 years and are members of the First Baptist Church of Hinton.

Senator Price is a deacon in his church and is a past-president of the National Watermelon Association.  He has served in the Oklahoma Senate since 1992.  He is chairman of the Science and Technology and Federal Funds committees.  He is vice-chairman of the Agriculture and Rural Development and the Small Business committees.  He is also a member of the Business and Labor, Finance, Tourism and Appropriations committees.

Senator Price has received previous awards from the Oklahoma Farmers Union, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Oklahoma Troopers Association, OSU Capitol Cowboys and the County Commissioners.

Bruce Price is a great friend of agriculture and the pork industry.  He has the greatest respect of his fellow legislators and all of Oklahoma’s agriculture industry for his integrity and understanding of agriculture and agri-business.  He has advised and helped the Oklahoma pork industry on many occasions in legislative matters.  Senator Price is most highly deserving of the Oklahoma Pork Council Distinguished Service Award.