Our Team

Rennie Cook


Rennie recognizes the importance and value of education and it has been a driving force throughout his entire professional career. As a first-generation college student, Rennie earned his B.S. and M.Ed. degree in Education from the University of Oklahoma, where he previously served as the Director of Prospective Student Services, Associate Dean of Students, and Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. Rennie’s experience at the college level allowed him to see first-hand the need for individualized, focused college advising for today’s high school student. Along with Class 101, he is the owner of Triumph Team, an international executive and leadership consulting firm. Rennie and his wife, Stacy, are the parents of two daughters, Ainsley and Evelynn.

Stacy Cook

Owner/College Planner

Stacy and Rennie launched Class 101 - Norman in 2018.  Their goal is to be the top college planning company in Oklahoma. Stacy has a passion for helping students realize their purpose and potential and find their perfect college fit. Stacy grew up in Altus, Oklahoma, and then attended The University of Oklahoma where she earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering. She has a wide range of experience in both the private and public sectors. She started her career working for the Federal Aviation Administration where she served as an Assistant Division Manager overseeing. She then spent the last nine years working for Hal Smith Restaurant Group as their Director of IT. Stacy and Rennie have two daughters, Ainsley and Evelynn and two miniature poodles, Fitzgerald and Javier. She loves to travel, play golf and spend time with family and friends.

Casey Partridge

College Planner

Casey has been serving and supporting college students for the past 18 years. For the past eleven years, he has been directing a success program for first-year students at the University of Oklahoma in order to help students successfully transition to college. He serves as a certified academic life coach and academic adviser. He is passionate about helping students become the best version of themselves in order for them to reach their goals. He earned his bachelors degree in business marketing and masters degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma. He served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard as an Infantry Officer completing his service with a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He and his wife Kristen have two sons Sam and Will, love to travel, enjoy attending OU athletic events and are always up for a new adventure.

Ally Audas

ACT Tutor

Ally began working with Class 101 in January of 2019 as one of our ACT prep instructors. She works part-time at the University of Oklahoma’s K20 Center where she is the Technology Integration Specialist for the Oklahoma Education Technology Trust. This allows her to travel all over the State of Oklahoma helping teachers learn to use technology in their classrooms. Her other part-time job is at Madison Elementary in Norman where she teaches gifted and talented students and runs their school garden. Ally has three daughters who all graduated from Norman High School. She loves being outdoors, binging Netflix with her husband, JP, and hanging out with her perfect dog, Cali.

Judy Melson

College Planner

Judy grew up in Frederick, Oklahoma where she graduated high school. She went on to attend the University of Oklahoma where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She also obtained her Master’s degree in School Counseling from Lamar University. Judy has been working in public education for the past twenty-seven years, with twenty-five of those years spent in Texas public schools. Her roles in education include Math Teacher, Art Teacher, and most recently, High School Counselor. Judy said that in all her various roles in education, High School Counselor has been her favorite. While serving as a counselor, she assisted students in developing their personal four-year graduation plan and assisted with their post-secondary planning. She is eager to continue helping students in their college planning and decision-making process. Judy is married to her husband Chris Melson and they currently reside in Sulphur, Oklahoma. They have three grown children, Kyler, Jorden, Major and one grandson, Cooper. In her free time, she enjoys walking, hiking, snow skiing, traveling with her husband, and playing with her grandson.

Catherine Buckley

College Planner

Catherine is excited to join the Class 101 team this year. Originally from Lawton, Oklahoma, Catherine moved to Norman in 2008 to attend the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, she was a member of The Pride of Oklahoma and earned her bachelor’s degree in music education. After graduation, Catherine began teaching music at Monroe Elementary, right here in Norman. Catherine enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Tracy Carlson

College Planner

Tracy has been serving and supporting college students for the last 15 years. For the past 5 years, she has been working with Parents and Families of students at the University of Oklahoma to get them the resources, communication and support they need to help their students thrive not only on campus, but in life. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma. She and her husband Chris have two children Kennedy and Knox, they love watching their kids activities, traveling and attending OU athletic events. She loves being outdoors and spending time with good friends.

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Rennie R. Cook, M.Ed.



2405 Wilcox Drive, Norman, OK 73069

Our Norman Students Say It Best


I’ve had a great time with the program.  I love having someone who knows what’s going on and who is a great motivator to get work done. I didn’t really know what I was looking for college-wise until I joined the program. Now, I really feel like I’m setting great goals for what I want to do in the future!



Class 101 helped me raise my ACT score 6 points and gain acceptance to 4 Universities. I could not have been so successful in the college application process without Class 101. It was the smartest investment I made this year



Class 101 has been an amazing learning experience for me. It has not only improved my test scores but also opened my eyes to aspects of college that otherwise I would not have approached. I love this program and all it has done for me, I can not wait to see what role it plays in my future!


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