Category Archives: Ag Work Program

Joe and Sue Sandlin give $2,000 to NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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Joe and Sue Sandlin recently gave $2,000 to sponsor a student in the Work Scholarship Program at Northeast Texas Community College. The gift will be matched by a grant program, doubling the amount to $4,000. The Sandlins are pictured presenting the check to Nita May (center), NTCC Director of Development. To learn more about how you

Student Spotlight: Norma Contreras

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Norma Contreras Age: 22 Hometown: Weslaco High School: South Texas Academy of Medical Professions College Major: BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)   What career are you thinking about pursuing?  Nursing How did you find out about the work scholarship program?  I had to go into Blackboard for my spring classes and the work scholarship program was on the front of

Ag department offers Bringing Back the Homestead workshop

Are you interested in sustainable agriculture, but aren’t sure where to start? The phrase “sustainable agriculture” has grown in popularity as a marketing niche in recent years, but it is really an old-fashioned farming concept that involves utilizing your land to it’s fullest potential. If you want to create a more prosperous farm that could

NTCC Agriculture to host Farm-to-Fork Farmer’s Market

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The Agriculture Department at Northeast Texas Community College is excited to reveal the season opening of the Fourth Friday Farm-to-Fork Farmer’s Market on Friday, April 24 beginning at 9 am. The concept is simple and consists of two main objectives: to raise or purchase as many locally grown ingredients from east Texas farmer’s to fashion and

NTCC Ag students attend conference, win awards

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Northeast Texas Community College Agriculture students traveled to Texas State University in San Marcos to attend and compete at the 50th Annual Texas Junior College Agriculture Consortium April 1-3. The following students competed in various competitions such as quizzes, public relations, job interview, scrapbook: Blake Rice, of Gilmer; Shelby Spigener, of Mount Pleasant; Cyruss Ragsdale,

NTCC Farmers Market kicks off fall season


The okra is still blooming at the Northeast Texas Community College Eagle Ranch!  Although the last month of August was hot and dry as expected, we are receiving the much needed rain today that will keep the okra blooming well into fall.  Thanks in part to the efforts of the work scholarship students this summer,

W.G. Foster gives $5,000 to NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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W.G. Foster, a long-time resident of Morris County, recently gave $5,000 to sponsor five students in the Northeast Texas Community College pilot Work Scholarship Program this summer. The gift was given in memory of Foster’s late wife Bobbie Garrett Foster. Foster (center) is pictured with (from left): NTCC President, Dr. Brad Johnson; work scholarship student, Trevor

Guaranty Bank sponsors NTCC Work Scholarship student

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Robin Sharp recently gave $1,000 on behalf of Guaranty Bank to sponsor a student in the Northeast Texas Community College pilot Work Scholarship Program this summer. Sharp (center) is pictured with Baily Hunnicutt (left), a student in the Work Scholarship Program, and Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement (right). If you would like to

Sistrunk family gives $2,000 for NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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Pat and David Sistrunk of Tyler recently gave $2,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The gift will sponsor two students in the college’s new Work Scholarship Program. The program allows students the opportunity to volunteer to work at NTCC doing meaningful work (preferably in a field related to their major) and earning credit