Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Honors Northeast scholars win awards for Texas history essays

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For the third year in a row, Honors Northeast scholars from Northeast Texas Community College have won two of the four lower-division awards for scholarship in Texas History at the annual state-wide Walter Webb Society meeting.  William Fox of Mount Pleasant won second place in the essay competition, winning $300, and Rachel Jordan of Ore

Honors Northeast takes spring trip to Dallas


Students and faculty in the Honors Program at Northeast Texas Community College recently participated in their Spring 2017 Honors Trip. The group traveled to Dallas, where they visited North Park Center, the Perot Museum, the Nasher Sclupture Center, Fuddrucker’s Restaurant and the Granville Theatre in Garland to see a performance of Tantalus. This is the

Godoy and McClendon first Recipients of the Eckman Awards

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Submitted by Dr. Andrew Yox, Director, Honors Northeast In attaining the top ranks among the honors freshmen and sophomores of the 2016 fall seminars at NTCC, Brenda Godoy, and Presley McClendon would typically have been pictured in the honors newsletter, Alacrity.  But for the first time this year, they were also winners of the Richard,

Honors Northeast plans original film premiere

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Honors Northeast, the honors program at Northeast Texas Community College, will premiere an original historical film Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. The production, Sam Houston and the Fate of the Texas Cherokee, is the fifth film Honors Northeast has completed in the last five years. Free

First Federal Community Bank supports Honors Northeast


For the sixth time, First Federal Community Bank of Mount Pleasant has supported the cultural and academic initiatives of Honors Northeast.  A recent holiday gift of $500 will aid the program in maintaining its yearly cycle of scholarly and artistic offerings, which, in turn, has enhanced student profiles. First Federal Community Bank was established in

Update: Three NTCC students named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists


Northeast Texas Community College learned last week that three sophomore students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Ryan-Rose Mendoza, Melody Mott and Bailey Hall, all of Mount Pleasant, are among those who will move into the final stages of the highly-competitive competition. Their applications were among more than

Two NTCC sophomores named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists


Two Northeast Texas Community College sophomores learned they have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Ryan-Rose Mendoza and Melody Mott learned of the honor this week. Their applications were among more than 2,800 submitted by students across the nation. Only 20% of applicants made it to semifinalist status. Jack

Students present live finals for HuMusic Honors Seminar

HuMusic Honors Seminar - Fall 2016 Live Performance Final Click here to view some of the performances on the HuMusic Facebook page Every fall a team-taught Honors Seminar, known colloquially as the HuMusic Seminar, combines HIST2322 World Civilizations II and MUSI1306 Music Appreciation. It is a course which emphasizes creativity and out-of-the-box thinking; including academically rigorous

Honors scholars promote new original film


Submitted by Honors Northeast Except for citizens of Cherokee County, a few counties south, and observant residents of Nacogdoches who are aware of Chief Bowles’ statue, many today do not know that Northeast Texas once housed a substantial Cherokee community.  The young Republic of Texas insured that the roots of this colony, established around 1820,

Honors Northeast presents at conference in Seattle


Five Honors Northeast sophomores and two faculty members recently represented Northeast Texas Community College at the 51st Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in Seattle, October 12-15. NTCC is the only community college to have presented scholarly works at the NCHC continuously since 2008, and has the only program in the nation, university or otherwise, to have