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16
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NTCC announces winners of annual McGraw-Hill Poster Contest

Northeast Texas Community College hosted its 10th annual McGraw-Hill Poster Content April 27 in the Whatley Center for the Performing

Arts. Sponsored by McGraw-Hill Education, a Whatley Enhancement Grant and Jerald and Mary Lou Mowery, the event allows students to present research on a topic of their choice to a panel of local judges. Matthew Chambers, a Presidential Scholar from Mount Pleasant, took first place at the competition to win $400 plus McGraw-Hill textbook coupons for $175.

He presented his work on the Dallas elite, which was also presented recently at the Great Plains Honors Council.

 

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Wed
09
May
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Cooke National Scholarship Winners

Alicia Cantrell and Brenda Godoy, students at Northeast Texas Community College, are two of just 47 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This highly competitive national scholarship will provide these two local recipients with up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

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Wed
09
May
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Honor Society induction

The Northeast Texas Community College Associate Degree Nursing program recently inducted 32 students into its Gamma Omicron Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society. Alpha Delta Nu recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. The selective society requires that students have at least a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and be recommended by faculty.

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Wed
02
May
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NTCC students named Hites Scholars

Northeast Texas Community College students Chesney Davis and Brenda Godoy are among ten college students named 2018 Hites Scholars. Each will receive a $7,500 scholarship for their baccalaureate studies. This is the largest scholarship Phi Theta Kappa awards to its members.

Winners were selected from among 3,100 applicants nationwide. The Hites Transfer Scholarship Program is made possible by support from the Hites Family Foundation and the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation. Davis is a future mechanical engineer, while Godoy will pursue a career as a pediatrician

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Wed
25
Apr
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Pittsburg CTE welding classes pass certification

Mr. Willie Morgan’s Career and Technical Education welding classes recently took their welding certification test.

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Wed
25
Apr
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Pirate Band scores high in region

By AUSTIN JESMORE

The Pittsburg High School Concert and Symphonic bands competed at the Region-4 University Interscholastic League Concert and Sight Reading contests on April 18.

The Pittsburg High School Concert Band, under the direction of Mr. Jonathan Stafford, received an “Excellent” rating in both their stage and sight reading adjudication, the highest ratings the PHS Concert band has ever received.

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Wed
18
Apr
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NTCC establishes memorial scholarship

The Preston Currey Family of Hughes Springs recently donated $10,000 to establish the Joyce Ellison Currey Memorial Scholarship at Northeast Texas Community College. The perpetual scholarship will be used to provide financial assistance to students majoring in nursing at NTCC. Joyce Ellison Currey was a nurse at Titus Regional Medical Center for decades and spent her career caring for patients and mentoring the next generation of nurses.

 

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Wed
18
Apr
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NTCC students receives top national scholarships

Brenda Godoy, a student at Northeast Texas Community College, has received two of the nation’s top academic scholarships.

Godoy is one of 20 students to be named to the All‐USA Academic Team and will receive a $5,000 scholarship. The All‐USA program is widely recognized as the most prestigious academic honor for students attending associate degree-granting institutions. All‐USA Academic Team members were selected for their outstanding intellectual achievement, leadership, and community and campus engagement.

 

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Wed
11
Apr
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NTCC named national ‘Tree Campus’

Northeast Texas Community College recently received the Tree Campus USA Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation.

The Tree Campus USA program recognizes colleges and universities that maintain and promote healthy trees on campus and teach the importance of trees to the environment. The colleges develop a tree care plan, participate in student service tree projects and observe Abor Day.

 

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11
Apr
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Daniel and Miller to perform at NTCC

Guitarist Andrew Daniel and violinist Mark Miller will perform Songs and Dances of the Americas Sunday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts.

Proceeds from the concert will benefit music scholarships. The program includes History of the Tango by Piazzolla and Mountain Songs by Robert Beaser. Also, on the program are solo guitar works by Leo Brouwer and Brian Head.

 

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