baldwin with group

NTCC’s Gladys Winkle Scholar, Courtney Baldwin has set a new college first.  Baldwin placed first in the Arts and Humanities division among student presenters at the recent meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council in New Orleans, 6-10 November 2019.

toy drive flyer

Texas A&M University-Texarkana at NTCC's Student Advisory Council and Education Club and Communities In Schools is hosting an annual Christmas Drive Nov. 11 through Dec. 5. They are seeking new items for children and teens in the community, including toys, clothes, undergarments, electronics, board games, jackets, makeup and hair accessories, socks, shoes, hoodies, etc. 

Perrymans accepting award

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation was pleased to host the annual Scholarship Brunch on Friday, Nov. 1. This event brings scholarship donors and recipients together to meet each other and celebrate another year of outstanding students and generous giving. The Foundation currently awards more than 130 scholarships (many with multiple recipients) that are privately funded by individuals, organizations and businesses. Foundation scholarships are competitive and students much complete an application and essay in order to be considered. 


The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education Department is now accepting applications for the 2020 Firefighter Academy. Classes begin in January and will be held at the Mount Pleasant Central Fire Station. 

The Northeast Texas Community College Rodeo team closed out the fall schedule with a trip to Conroe, Texas for the Sam Houston State University Rodeo this past weekend. Presley Spoonemore led the way for the Eagles with an excellent run in the Breakaway roping bringing home a second place finish. 

The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education department held its fourth annual Northeast Texas Childcare Providers Conference on the NTCC campus on Saturday, Nov. 9.  They hosted 110 attendees.   

cast of play

Theatre Northeast, the Northeast Texas Community College student theatre group, will present a play for young audiences December 4-7 at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Several weekday matinees will be performed for school children and then there will be two performances for the general public on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2:05 p.m.


On November 1, NTCC’s Jalyn English, Sam Griffin, Rebekah Reed and Katelyn Cox presented the newest trailer of an honors film, “Starlight: Adina De Zavala, and the Making of a Patriotic Supersite,” at the meeting of the Walter Prescott Webb Society.  The Webb is a collegiate auxiliary of the Texas State Historical Association, and has been operating since 1974.  Lisa Berg, the new Austin-based Education Director of the TSHA, coordinates the activities of the association.

pineywoods group

The Pineywoods Iris Society recently gave $500 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation to provide a scholarship for an NTCC Agriculture student. The group presented the gift when they held their meeting on the NTCC campus.

Lambie and Florio

A sophomore Presidential Scholar from Scroggins and President of Alpha Mu Chi became the second winner of the Dr. Charles B. Florio Award for Leadership. Lambie will receive $200, given by an anonymous donor, in memory, of Northeast Texas Community College’s longest-term president.