Academic Advisors & Recruiters

Katherine Belew - Advising Team Lead
Katherine

Belew

Advising Team Lead
Dept: Advising
Phone: 903-434-8264
Email: kbelew@ntcc.edu
Office: SSC

 

Kat is the Advising Team Lead who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Texas Tech University in May 2004, and a Master of Agribusiness from Texas A&M University in May 2006.  She also attended NTCC for 2-years after graduating in the top 10% of her class from Chapel Hill High School.  After graduating from Texas A&M, she worked as the Marketing Coordinator for the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas.  She then worked at Tarleton State University in the Registrar’s Office as the Compliance & Catalog Coordinator, and as an adjunct professor for the Department of Environmental and Agricultural Management.    

When not advising at NTCC, Kat can be found leading her sons’ Cub Scout den meetings, helping them with their 4-H livestock projects, and coaching their youth soccer teams; as well as performing her duties as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Franklin County Youth Soccer Association. 

College Major: Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University
College Major: Master of Agribusiness, Texas A&M University

 


Emily

Ellis

Advisor
Dept: Advising, Student Services
Phone:
Email: eellis@ntcc.edu
Office: SSC
Kenzie Messer - Registration Support Liaison
Kenzie

Messer

Registration Support Liaison
Dept: Student Services, Advising
Phone: 903-434-8147
Email: kmesser@ntcc.edu
Office: SSC

 

Kenzie is NTCC’s Registration Support Liaison. She’s currently pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from Texas A&M University-Texarkana and will graduate on May 15th, 2020. Prior to graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School in 2016, Kenzie was part of the Work 4 College program, where she worked in the Student Services Department. After graduating high school, she attended NTCC for two years. While working on her Associates of Science in Mathematics, she also worked as a student worker in Student Services, as well as, worked on the NTCC newspaper, The Eagle. In June of 2018, Kenzie began working as a Student Services Specialist. After working in that position for a year, Kenzie transitioned to the Advising team. In her free time, you can find Kenzie spending time with her friends and family while supporting local businesses like Jo’s Coffee Shop where she enjoys a cold brew with half & half and bootlegger and white chocolate syrup.

 

 

 


Claire

Reyes

Academic Advisor
Dept: Advising, Student Services
Phone: 903-434-8218
Email: creyes@ntcc.edu
Office: SSC
Lupe Torres - Academic Advisor
Lupe

Torres

Academic Advisor
Dept: Advising
Phone: 903-434-8183
Email: mgtorres@ntcc.edu
Office:

 

 

Lupe is an Academic Advisor who attended NTCC following her graduation from Pittsburg High School. During the two years in which she was enrolled at NTCC, she was a student worker for the Student Services Department. She earned an Associate’s Degree in Biology and a Patient Care Technician Certification from this institution. While finishing her degree she began working at a local hospital and volunteering at a nearby Advocacy Center. Her educational endeavors continued at The University of Texas – Tyler; in May of 2019, she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and minors in Biochemistry and Chemistry. Lupe considers herself a lifelong learner and aspires to continue her education by attending graduate school. During her free time she enjoys being with her loved ones, shopping, and discovering local coffee shops.