Category Archives: Foundation

Bestselling author Laura Schroff to speak at NTCC

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation will host its annual Distinguished Lecture Series event on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s lecture will be presented by New York Times bestselling author Laura Schroff.  Schroff was a featured speaker at Leadercast 2014 and was well-received by those who attended

International Sulphur gives NTCC transfer scholarships

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International Sulphur, Inc. recently made a scholarship donation to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. Marci Henderson and Wade Powell (from left), are pictured presenting a $5,000 check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough (right), NTCC Vice President for Advancement. The funds will be used to award five $1,000 scholarships to students who graduate from NTCC in the spring of

MPEDC receives NTCC Foundation’s Distinguished Benefactor Award

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently named the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) winner of its Distinguished Benefactor award for their support of the Industrial Technology Training Center (ITTC). The MPEDC has contributed almost $900,000 to the program since it opened.   Back in 2010, a group of local business and industry leaders

ETCF donates $15,000

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Dr. Jonathan McCullough (left), Vice President for Advancement, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC), is pictured receiving a $15,000 check from Mr. Kyle Penney, President, East Texas Communities Foundation (ETCF).  The funds were made available to the College by the ETCF through a planned gift from the estate of the late Burt and Nancy Marans, formerly

Daingerfield Country Club wins Foundation golf tourney

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently held its annual golf tournament at Daingerfield Country Club in Daingerfield. This was the 27th consecutive year of the tournament. This year’s winning team (pictured) was Daingerfield Country Club with a score of 19 under. This is DCC’s second year in a row to win the tourney. The Foundation raised more than

Beverly Kelley gives work scholarship

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Beverly Kelley recently gave $1,000 to sponsor a student in the Northeast Texas Community College Work Scholarship Program. The gift is in memory of her husband, Milton Kelley.  Kelley (left) is pictured with Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement (right). If you would like to sponsor a Work Scholarship student, please contact McCullough at

Carroll Shelby Foundation gives $25,000 for scholarships

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Dr. Jonathan McCullough (left), Northeast Texas Community College Vice President for Advancement, and Keith Fennimore (right), Director of the Carroll Shelby Automotive Technology Program, are pictured holding a $25,000 check the NTCC Foundation recently received from the Carroll Shelby Foundation. They are joined with students in the Shelby Automotive program. The money will provide scholarships

Pleasant Sams club gives scholarship

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $500 scholarship from the Pleasant Sams, the Mount Pleasant Chapter of the Good Sam Club of America. This year’s gift will benefit a student studying nursing at NTCC. Diane and Jan Dalby (center) presented the gift to Dr. Jonathan McCullough (right), NTCC Vice President for Advancement

Tonya Taylor gives nursing scholarships

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Tonya Taylor, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Northeast Texas Community College, recently gave $1,200 to the NTCC Foundation to provide two scholarships for nursing students. The gift was given in memory of Margie Bragg, an NTCC Nursing graduate from Mount Pleasant who worked in the field for many years. Taylor noted that she hopes the scholarships will

Jackie Baker gives $10,000 scholarship

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Jackie Baker of Mount Pleasant recently gave $10,000  to Northeast Texas Community College in order to create an endowed scholarship for the Eagles baseball program. The donation is in memory of her late husband, Bob Baker, who was a long-time NTCC board member and was very influential in starting the Eagles baseball program. Ms. Baker