Dr. Winston McCowan, retired Biology Professor at NTCC, was presented by Temple Masonic. Lodge No.70 Mount Pleasant, Texas. The Mirabeau B. Lamar award of excellence for personal achievement.
Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas, has been called “the father of the Texas public school system” for his leadership in establishing quality public education in Texas. Lamar was a member of the Masonic Fraternity, known then as it is today, for its strong support of excellence in the public schools