Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Five NTCC students named Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship semi-finalists

JKC semifinalists

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recently named five students at Northeast Texas Community College as semi-finalists for their highly competitive and elite Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Alicia Cantrell, Brenda Godoy, Rachel Jordan, Adriana Rodriquez and Cassidy Watkins were included in the list. Their applications were among more than 2,800 submitted by students across the nation. Only

Four NTCC students named Jack Kent Cooke semi-finalists

Breaking news! Four Northeast Texas Community College students learned yesterday that they are semi-finalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship. Alicia Cantrell, Brenda Godoy, Adriana Rodriguez and Cassidy Watkins were all named for the honor. Finalists will receive a scholarship worth $40,000 for up to three years – a $120,000 value! Watch for more

Four NTCC student at National Collegiate Honors Council meeting

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For the 10th year in a row, members of Honors Northeast, the honors program at Northeast Texas Community College, have presented scholarly work at the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Presidential Scholars Brenda Godoy, Cassidy Watkins, Adriana Rodriguez and Rachel Jordan maintained the college’s tradition of presenting at the conference, which

Honors group presents to Webb Society

film group

Five Northeast Texas Community College honors freshman recently presented the trailer of their new film on Mary Kay at the annual fall meeting of the Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society. The Webb Society is the collegiate auxiliary of the Texas State Historical Association. Warren Wu, Rhylie Anderson, Jordan Whelchel, Karsen Nelson, and Matthew Chambers (pictured

Rachel Jordan elected Student Representative of the GPHC

rachel jordan

A Northeast Texas Community College sophomore recently defeated a senior university student to earn the right to represent regional honors students on the board of the Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC). Rachel Jordan, an NTCC Presidential Scholar, bested Ashley Donovan from Oklahoma State University for the position of Student Representative of the GPHC. The Great

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

godoy presentation

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

leaders of promise

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

honors group

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

alicia cantrell

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