Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Honors Northeast previews new film

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Members of Honors Northeast recently previewed their coming film on Harriet Potter Ames to the fall meeting of the Native Plant Society of Texas in Texarkana. The student presenters, who also acted in the film, and in some cases, researched the original script, role-played their characters for the meeting. Thanks to a generous gift from

Honors Northeast announces 2014-2015 selections

Honors Northeast, the honors program of Northeast Texas Community College, is pleased to announce its class of Presidential Scholars and Honors Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year. The group of 22 students includes one incoming valedictorian, and two salutatorians along with returning Boe, Caldwell, and Star-Award winners. The eight Presidential Scholars are elected to the highest tier

Annual poetry contest winners announced

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Winners were pictured above: Morgan Capps, Kelli Knepp, Zachary Davis, Miranda Mendoza, Tyler Reynolds, and Shelby Blevins For those interested in what Northeast Texas was or could be, the Whatley Foyer of the campus of Northeast Texas Community College was again the place to be as local poets and commentators took the challenge to define the

Four NTCC students complete undergraduate research program

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Funded by the National Science Foundation, the summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program at Texas A&M University-Commerce was a unique and rewarding research training opportunity for community college students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Seventeen students from community colleges in Northeastern Texas and Southwestern Arkansas were selected for the 2014

Seventh annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading held

Winning Six

For those interested in what “Northeast Texas” was or could be, the Whatley Foyer of the campus of Northeast Texas Community College was again the place to be as local poets and commentators took the challenge to define the region. The seventh annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading, which was held September 5, featured six winning

Cypress Bank donates laptop to Honors Northeast

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For the seventh year in a row, Cypress Bank has funded a high-end laptop for the use of Northeast Texas Community College honors students. This year’s recipient, Gabriela Quezada, was an art student at the University of Maryland. She is a native of El Salvador.  Cypress, the oldest Camp-County based bank, has three other branches,

Northeast Texas Poetry Reading scheduled for Sept. 5

Maryna Otero

How can one best answer that enduring question: where are you from? How is Northeast Texas unique?  Does where we live even matter? These and other questions will be at stake at the Seventh Annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing

Webb chapter Northeast earns best-in-state honorary cords

Webb Graduates

The Northeast Texas Webb Chapter, part of the collegiate student auxiliary of the Texas State Historical Association, earned special gold-red-black cords for graduation this spring.  They were the only chapter in the state that won both a Caldwell Group Award, and a Chapter Award in the last two years. Shown from left to right are: Matthew

Poster Contest winners announced

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John Updike once noted that anyone seriously interested in doing something better or right will be creative.  On the morning of May 2, while some students were studying for finals, 20 students gathered to compete in the Seventh Annual McGraw-Hill Poster Contest. The event was held at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Their object was to

Two students win prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

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Northeast Texas Community College students Matthew Jordan of Pittsburg and Stephen Milburn of Mount Pleasant were recently awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships. This prestigious award covers up to $30,000 annually at the university of the student’s choice for up to three years. Only 85 students were selected from more than 3,500 applicants for this national honor.