Jacob Lambie, Executive Officer of Alpha Mu Chi, Phi Theta Kappa’s chapter at Northeast Texas Community College, recently completed his term as a Texas Regional Vice-President, but this was just the beginning of his leadership journey. Lambie has announced his campaign for Phi Theta Kappa Division II International Vice-President. This is the highest position of student leadership within the organization.
The Temple Masonic Lodge #70 in Mount Pleasant recently presented the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation with a check for $25,000. The funds will be used to establish an endowed fund that will continue to provide scholarships for NTCC students into the future. Half of the scholarships are designated for students in workforce training or the NTCC Work4College program and the other half are for general academic scholarships.
Jalyn English was recently named the winner of the 2020 Chitsey Award, granted each year to the student of Honors Northeast who after their first semester, most exceeded expectations. The award comes with a $200 check.
On Wednesday, Northeast Texas Community College announced it will extend spring break by one week for students due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. While college operations will resume in a limited capacity on Monday, March 23, the campus will remain closed to the public. Plans are in the works to move most courses online for the remainder of the semester.
Northeast Texas Community College Baseball took on Panola College on a windy and warm day on Thursday, defeating Panola 10-2 in seven innings. The Eagle bats were hot just like the temperatures, and NTCC pitcher Mikel Howell was even hotter on the mound.
Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, NTCC has made the decision to postpone the upcoming "Tapestry, The Carole King Songbook with Suzanne O Davis"concertthat was scheduled for Friday, March 27 in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. We will release the new date as soon as possible.
Northeast Texas Community College traveled to Wilburton, Oklahoma Tuesday to take on the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers. NTCC would come away with a 12-10 victory thanks to a big 8 run seventh inning. The Mountaineers would not go quietly and scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth to send the game to an extra inning. The Eagles plated two more runs to seal the deal with the 12-10 win.
Northeast Texas Community College Softball returned home for a double header with Eastern Oklahoma State College on Saturday and would split the two game set. Game one saw NTCC take down Eastern 11-3 in 6 innings and Eastern would get revenge in game two defeating NTCC 4-0.
Northeast Texas Community College Baseball made the trip to Corsicana after rains forced the Eagles on the road and a day later to take on the Bulldogs. Navarro’s pitching proved too much for the Eagles offense in the 11-1 loss on Friday as NTCC was limited to two hits in the game.