Carol Mapel has worked at Washita Battlefield National Historic Site as a park ranger in the administrative field for 15 years. “I wanted a federal job and the only avenue to obtain it was via an education.” Carol Mapel has worked at Washita Battlefield National Historic Site as a park ranger in the administrative field for 15 years. “I wanted a federal job and the only avenue to obtain it was via an education.” Carol wrote this phrase as a request from her English professor at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She was 49 years old when she enrolled in college.…

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