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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a check for $30,000 from Barry Smith of Pennsylvania. The funds benefit NTCC’s Carroll Shelby Automotive Progam and will go toward an upcoming Shelby restoration project.

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Northeast Texas Community College athletes started arriving on campus January 14th in preparation for the upcoming seasons. Arrival on campus was spread out over a few days to allow for social distancing and COVID-19 testing as the athletes arrived back to campus.

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Carter BloodCare will be on campus Tuesday, Jan. 26 conducting a blood drive. Please help save a life by donating blood! The blood drive bus will be in the parking lot by the Student Union Building from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   

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For their performance in challenging honors courses at NTCC in relation to their peers, two Presidential Scholars will win $100 checks.  NTCC’s premiere James and Elizabeth Whatley Scholar, Jalyn English, received the highest GPA in the double-course fall Honors seminar known as “HuMusic,” taught by Drs. Daniel, and Fulgham.   Aaliyah Avellaneda won her award as the honors freshman, ranking number one in the “BioTex” Honors Seminar this past spring, a combination of Biology and Texas History, taught by professors Ward and Yox. 

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NTCC’s Business department provides flexible learning opportunities through various delivery methods. Small face-to-face courses that observe all safety protocols provide enhanced learning environments with plenty of individual support from instructors.

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Northeast Texas Community College will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The spring semester begins and offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 19. 

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The Northeast Texas Community College Professional Driving Academy recently celebrated the graduation of six more students, making a combined total of 15 completers since the first class in September.  Pictured (from left) is: Steven Lopez, Paul Hurndon, Kolin MCcuin, Michael Jones (Program Director), LaDavia Cornelius, William Birkham, and David Kennedy.

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The NTCC Agriculture and Continuing Education Departments are please to announce an upcoming Spring Break "Life on the Farm" Camp with Rene McCracken (NTCC Ag Director). 

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The Agriculture and Continuing Education department will host a series of Backyard Farm Life classes this spring. The courses are designed to be an introduction or refresher for those interested in backyard farming practices. Classes include:

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Two NTCC Presidential Scholars are the recent recipients of $1,250 Gladys Winkle Scholarships. Israel Perez and John Rodriguez, of Mount Pleasant, are the third and fourth recipients of this coveted award in honors.  The previous winners were Texas Heritage National Bank Scholar, Mercedes Collins, and Leader of Promise recipient, Courtney Baldwin.  The scholarship goes to humanities majors in honors who have a proven record of attainment in a humanities field.  It will be applied to their costs this 2021 spring semester.