Category Archives: Foundation

Progressive Women’s Organization gives $1,000 for NTCC scholarships

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The Progressive Women’s Organization of Mount Pleasant recently presented $1,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation to provide two scholarships for students majoring in education. The donation was given in memory of Verner Cornelius, a longtime local educator. Members from the group are pictured presenting a check to Nita May, NTCC Director of Development

Tonya Taylor gives memorial 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

Texas Pioneer Foundation supports NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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The Texas Pioneer Foundation recently awarded a $40,000 grant to support the Work Scholarship Program at Northeast Texas Community College. Fred Markham, Executive Director of the Texas Pioneer Foundation (left), presents a check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement.  The Texas Pioneer Foundation is a private independent foundation that works to provide

Cinco de Mayo on the Square raises $10,000 for NTCC scholarships

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ALAS (Amigos Latinos Al Servicio) of Mount Pleasant recently presented a check for $10,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The funds were used to create a perpetual $500 scholarship to be awarded to a first generation college student attending NTCC. The money for the scholarship was raised at the first annual ALAS Cinco

Tommy Lee Biker Run donates $5,000 for NTCC scholarships

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a gift for $5,000. These funds were raised at the annual Tommy Lee Memorial Biker Run and will be used to provide scholarships to Camp County students attending NTCC. Pictured, event organizers Glenda Lee and Elaine Barnwell (center) present the check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice

Naples Walmart supports NTCC Physics project

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Mr. John Hardaway (center), Store Manager, Walmart #4338 in Naples, is pictured presenting a $1,250 check to Dr. Jon McCullough (left), Vice President for Advancement, Northeast Texas Community College, and to Dr. Mark Bouwens, Professor of Physics, NTCC.  The funds will be used by the NTCC Physics Department toward the purchase of equipment to help

NTCC receives $6k gift for Work Scholarship Program

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received an anonymous $6,000 donation to sponsor six students in the new NTCC Work Scholarship Program. Nita May (left), NTCC Director of Development, and Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement, accepted the gift on behalf of the Foundation. Anyone interested in sponsoring a student in the

NTCC Foundation Board holds annual meeting

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation Board recently held its annual business meeting. Dr. Jim Archer, a retired NTCC professor, was installed as president by outgoing president, Judy Weiss. Other officers elected included Jane Scharlach, Vice President and Rick Nelson, Secretary. The NTCC Foundation is a non-profit corporation that was established in 1984. Its purpose is

Fine Arts Club of Mount Pleasant gives scholarship

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $500 gift to benefit a student majoring in fine arts. This scholarship, contributed by the Fine Arts Club of Mount Pleasant, is one of the longest running scholarships at NTCC (established 1985). Pictured, Melba Spann (left) and Deloris O’Connor (right) present the gift to Dr. Jonathan McCullough,

Bestselling author Laura Schroff speaks at NTCC

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Bestselling author and motivational speaker, Laura Schroff, spoke at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts this week. The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation sponsored the event as part of its annual Distinguished Lecture Series. Schroff shared the inspirational true story behind her book, An Invisible Thread, which shot to the top of the New York