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Texas Heritage National Bank gives NTCC Honors scholarship

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Texas Heritage National Bank recently gave $4,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The funds will be used to sponsor a Presidential Scholar in Honors Northeast, NTCC’s nationally-recognized honors program. Dwyatt Bell (left), CEO of Texas Heritage National Bank, and Brenda Howard, Senior Vice President, Texas Heritage National Bank, are pictured presenting the check

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American Legion Post 0210 gives veteran scholarships

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American Legion Post 0210 (Mount Pleasant) recently presented a check for $3,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. Steve Austin, Post 0210 Adjutant/Financial Officer (center) is pictured making the presentation to Daisy Bates (left), NTCC Advisor and Veterans Affairs Coordinator, and Dr. Josh Stewart, NTCC Vice President for Student and Outreach Services. The gift

NTCC selects six for National Adult Education Honor Society

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The Titus County Literacy Advisory Council recently honored six deserving General Equivalency Diploma (GED) students from Northeast Texas Community College by inducting them into the National Adult Education Honor Society (NAEHS). Those inducted were: (from left): Brandy Moss of Winnsboro, Angie Turnbow of Daingerfield, Carlos Landaverde of Pittsburg, Calvin Henry of Pittsburg, Brillana Rosas of Mount Pleasant and Emily Smith of

RN program graduates 37 nurses

The Nursing Program at Northeast Texas Community College recently awarded 37 students with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. These students are now eligible to test to become Registered Nurses. NTCC offers both RN and LVN nursing programs. For more information about either program, please call 903-434-8287. Graduates from Mount Pleasant are pictured front row (from left): Stephanie Peek, Carie

Two NTCC students win prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

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Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholars, Jessica Velazquez of Mount Vernon and Angelica Fuentes of Mount Pleasant were recently awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships. These prestigious awards cover up to $40,000 annually at a university of the student’s choice for up to three years. Only 75 students were selected from more than 2,000 top applicants

Two GED grads win J. Travis Jackson scholarship

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Shawna Lunsford (center) of Mount Pleasant and Brandy Moss (right) of Winnsboro were recently presented with the J. Travis Jackson GED Scholarship during the 2016 GED graduation ceremony hosted by the Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Department. This $500 award is given by the Mount Pleasant Rotary Club in memory of Jackson, who was a long time adult educator

NTCC names library for Charlie and Helen Hampton

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Northeast Texas Community College recently announced that its library has been renamed the Charlie and Helen Hampton Learning Resource Center (LRC). The NTCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the new building name in their April board meeting. This is the first name change in a recently-launched fundraising/naming campaign by the NTCC Foundation. The

International Sulphur gives five transfer scholarships

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International Sulphur, Inc. recently made a scholarship donation to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. Marci Henderson (left), is pictured presenting a $5,000 check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement. The funds will be used to award five $1,000 scholarships to students who graduated from NTCC in the spring of 2016 and will be transferring to

NTCC awards Spencer prizes for essays in history

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Kassandra V. Martinez, a Northeast Texas Community College Honors Scholar, and Tanika Santos, a member of the NTCC Women’s Soccer Team have become the first winners of the Bonnie Spencer Awards for superior essays in history.  Spencer, an alumna of Northeast, and the leader of NTCC’s first history club in 2003, established the fund that