Sen. Barrington honored at Cameron University

LAWTON, Okla._State Senator Don Barrington of Lawton was honored Friday for his work in supporting higher education.

Barrington was presented the Distinguished Service Award by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education during a ceremony at Cameron University Friday morning. The award recognizes Barrington's support for the funding and security of college campuses, and for accommodations for college-bound veterans.

Barrington has been awarded a number of honors for his legislative work, and previously received the Distinguished Service Award in 2011.