Category Archives: NTCC Honors

NTCC Webb chapter presents in Galveston

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The Northeast Texas Community College chapter of the Walter Webb Society recently presented work at the group’s statewide fall meeting in Galveston. The focus of NTCC’s presentation was their upcoming film on Texas governors Ma and Pa Ferguson. The Webb Society is the collegiate branch of the Texas State Historical Association. Members of Honors Northeast students typically participate

Honors Northeast takes fall cultural trip

Thanks to the Friends of Honors Northeast, Northeast Texas Community College Honors students and professors were able to take their eighth annual cultural fall trip to Dallas/Fort Worth September 18. The group of 23 students and four professors were able to enjoy the Greenville Starbucks, visit the beautiful Dallas Arboretum, lunch at the 43 Café

Morgan Capps wins Chitsey Prize

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Presidential Scholar Morgan Capps is the 2015 winner of the $200 Elizabeth Chitsey Prize given annually to a student at Honors Northeast whose performance in the preceding year far exceeded expectations. Capps enrolled at Northeast Texas Community College late in the summer of 2014 as an Honors Scholar, but went on to win a $300

Poster Contest winners announced

poster winners

Northeast Texas Community College hosted the 8th annual McGraw Hill Poster Contest April 24. Students presented posters highlighting original research on a wide range of topics. This event has become an annual test of creative scholarship in Northeast Texas, funded in part by the McGraw-Hill Corporation and judged by friends of NTCC and Honors Northeast.

Northeast Honors scholars recognize Dr. Mary Hearron

Mary's Award

Each year, for the past two years, NTCC honors sophomores have been asked, “what professor at NTCC best challenged you to go above and beyond your standard performance in learning?”  This year the sophomores chose Dr. Mary Hearron. Each year, for the past two years, immediate honors alumni have been asked, “what professor at NTCC

Mendoza wins scholarship to University of St. Thomas

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Miranda Mendoza, a Northeast Texas Community College sophomore Honors Scholar and Vice President of the college’s PTK chapter, has won the two-year $48,000 Francis Monaghan Excellence Scholarship to attend the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Mendoza also has received lucrative offers from the University of Arkansas, and St. Edward’s University in Austin.  She is

Kayleah Cumpian wins scholarship, makes history at NTCC

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Northeast Texas Community College student Kayleah Cumpian of Mount Pleasant was recently awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award covers up to $40,000 annually at the university of the student’s choice for up to three years. Only 90 students were selected from more than 2,000 applicants for this national honor. Cumpian is the fifth

Honors Northeast scholars win poster awards

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The Great Plains Honors Council, an association of eighty honors colleges and programs from Nebraska to Texas, hosted a poster contest featuring four different areas of scholarly research at its annual meeting. Honors Northeast (the honors program at Northeast Texas Community College) scholars Kayleah Cumpian, Tyler Reynolds and Elyse Coleman took three of the four

NTCC to host annual poster contest

griffin poster

The eighth annual McGraw-Hill Poster Contest is set for Friday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College. This contest recognizes and rewards creative student scholarship in Northeast Texas. Area high school seniors, college and university students are welcome to compete. The

Two Honors Northeast students published in state journal

Touchstone Two

For the sixth time in the program’s short history, Honors Northeast has seen its scholars publish essays. Articles by Elyse Coleman and Zachary Davis have just appeared in the 2015 issue of the journal, Touchstone, a publication of the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA).  The volume, which carries seven of the best student essays in the state