Sue Brewster Hinton

Inducted: 2009

SUE BREWSTER HINTON (1949- ) has taught journalism at Oklahoma City Community College since 1977, and has been faculty adviser of the award-winning student newspaper The Pioneer since 1978. She was the first recipient of OCCC’s President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1991 and was named Outstanding Journalism Educator in 1994 by Women in Communications, Inc. She began her teaching career as an English professor at OCCC in 1972, when the college opened its doors. She has worked for The Oklahoman, the Norman Transcript and the Lawton Morning Press. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Oklahoma. She was born in Elk City and grew up in nearby Hammon, Oklahoma.