Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Alicia Cantrell wins Walter B Cooper Scholarship


Alicia Cantrell recently received the Walter B Cooper Scholarship at the Texas Leadership Conference. The Phi Theta Kappa conference, held on the campus of Texas Lutheran Unive rsity, concluded by announcing four winners from across the state of Texas. The Walter B Cooper Scholarship recognizes outstanding students who are “well-rounded” in the four Hallmarks of

Brenda Godoy presents at East Texas Historical Association

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Brenda Godoy recently became the second student in the history of Northeast Texas Community College to speak alongside professorial scholars at a meeting of a professional association. She appeared at the East Texas Historical Association on October 13 at Galveston, wedged between a prize-winning author who was a former journalist for the Dallas Morning News and

Three NTCC students named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

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Northeast Texas Community College students Alicia Cantrell, Rachel Jordan and Cassidy Watkins are three of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree

Honors Northeast students enjoy fall trip to Fort Worth

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Honors students at Northeast Texas Community College recently traveled to Fort Worth for the program’s 21st semester day trip. The fall experience included stops at Starbucks, the Fort Worth Zoo, the Woodshed Smokehouse, the Fort Worth Cultural district museums, the Botanical Garden and Tarrant County College. These free trips, through the ongoing support of Drs.

Alicia Marie Cantrell Wins the Second Dr. Jerry Wesson Prize

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Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar, Alicia Marie Cantrell, has won the 2017 Dr. Jerry Wesson Award. This $200 prize, supported by an anonymous donor, commemorates the leadership and initiative of Wesson, an award-winning educator, writer, and facilitator of educational opportunities at NTCC. Its purpose is to encourage a student whose leadership and initiative in both Phi Theta

Northeast Texas Poetry Contest winners announced

Student Winners of the 2017 NE Poetry Contest

Northeast Texas Community College recently hosted its annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest. Adriana Rodriguez won the student category ($400) and long-term winner Angela Wylie took top honors ($200) in the adult category. Rodriguez, a sophomore Presidential Scholar from Mount Pleasant, also won third-place ($200) last year for her lyric, “After a Storm.” She is currently also

Honors Northeast announces 2017-2018 scholars

The Northeast Texas Community College Honors Program is pleased to announce its Honors Students for the 2017-2018 school year. This includes nine Presidential Scholars and 12 Honors Scholars. College trustees, administrators and faculty established Honors Northeast in the spring of 2007. Geared to attract top high school graduates and college students, the program has prospered

Honors Northeast wraps filming on new Mary Kay movie

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Shaky cams, missed script deadlines, public objections to filming, stepped-on cable prongs, a lack of additional cash infusions, quarreling, inadequate time frames, actor resignations, poor sound—all these and more tend to rattle and decimate most aspiring film productions in the United States.  However, the scholars of Honors Northeast have returned from a Texas film site,

Cassidy Watkins named Texas Heritage National Bank Scholar

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For the second year in a row, Texas Heritage National Bank has sponsored a full scholarship for a Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar. Cassidy Watkins, of Daingerfield, has been named the 2017-2018 Texas Heritage National Bank Scholar. The scholarship covers tuition, fees and books for Watkins’ sophomore year at NTCC. “This kind of privately

Chesney Davis named Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar

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The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has selected Chesney Davis to receive a $1,500 scholarship as the 2017 Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar. A mechanical engineering major, Davis is a Priefert Manufacturing engineering intern, NTCC Presidential Honors Scholar and the Texas Regional Vice President for Phi Theta Kappa.  In addition, Davis serves as