Sooner Rotary has had an unprecedented growth in membership in the recent months, and five of the new members got a chance to introduce themselves in front of the club at Tuesday’s breakfast meeting. With names drawn from among names of the newcomers, Kirby Owens, Adam Wood, Bo Jett, Bruce Ingram and Tracy Curtis were interviewed by Andy Paden

Kirby Owens is in sales and design with Tyler Advertising.A native of Claremore, he comes from a family of teachers, and his wife teaches at Little Axe.

Tracy is an Atlanta native whose work history includes singing at Disney World, Borders, and traveling with Coretta Scott King.She is coach of the Norman high school rugby team and is currently in search for a full-time job.

Bo Jett has several years in a banking career, and is now with Great Nations Bank.He and his wife and kids enjoy time at the lake.

Adam Wood is a chiropractor and has a brother currently in chiropractic school.His wife is finishing her Ph.D studies in audiology and they share love of a German Shepherd.

Bruce Ingram was youth pastor at Bethel Baptist Church before changing careers.As a family services and pre-arrangement adviser with Havenbrook Funeral Home, he takes pride in being able to encourage and comfort folks.

Paden was standing in as interviewer for Sooner Rotarian and TV newsman Dick Pryor. Paden was unusually mild-mannered with the humorously inappropriate remarks that he generously shares at the Tuesday morning club meetings.