Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Honors Northeast accepting applications


The Honors Program of Northeast Texas Community College is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. The deadline to apply is March 1. High School seniors in the top tenth of their class are welcome to apply, as well as NTCC students with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Honors Northeast combines challenging seminars of key

Honors Northeast promotes scholars

honors promotions

The Northeast Texas Community College Honors Committee recently promoted Hector Zuniga, an NTCC sophomore from Mount Pleasant, from the title of Honors Scholar to Presidential Scholar. Zuniga won the citation for Academic Excellence in last fall’s Biotex Honors Seminar and has maintained a 4.0 GPA at NTCC.  The Biotex seminar is composed each fall of

Honors Northeast to screen original film Feb. 5

Archers support Honors Northeast

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Jim and Paula Archer recently contributed $1,000 to the Honors Northeast program at Northeast Texas Community College. A matching gift from IBM brought the total gift to $2,000.  The gift will be used to fund cultural trips for scholars in Honors Northeast. Since its inception at NTCC in 2007, the Honors Program has begun each

Honors Northeast to premiere new historical film

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The Northeast Texas Community College Webb Society and Honors Northeast Present will premiere their new original film Two for One: The Story of Ma and Pa Ferguson on Friday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Jim “Pa” Ferguson came to power by backing tenant farmers and avoiding the issue of alcohol.

Honors Northeast attends NCHC meeting in Chicago

honors group

Five sophomore Northeast Texas Community College Honors students, in addition to Honors professors Dr. Mary Hearron and Dr. Andrew Yox, recently represented NTCC at the 50th Anniversary meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in Chicago. The NCHC is the premier association of honors programs and honors colleges in the nation. NTCC is the only community

NTCC Webb chapter presents in Galveston

webb society

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.