For their performance in challenging honors courses at NTCC in relation to their peers, two Presidential Scholars will win $100 checks. NTCC’s Dr. Jerry Wesson Scholar, Verania Leyva Garcia, who finished this past May, was the sophomore who took all twenty-one hours of requisite honors courses, including some rigorous special courses under Dr. Drew Murphy in chemistry, and ended with the highest GPA. Katelyn Marie Cox won her award as an honors freshman, ranking number one in the Stat-Psych Honors Seminar taught this past spring by Dr. Karyn Skaar and Dr. Paula Wilhite.
Alpha Mu Chi, Northeast Texas Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, recently held it’s first-ever virtual induction ceremony since they were unable to hold their regular spring induction due to COVID-19.
Jordan Whelchel, former NTCC Presidential Scholar, has just accepted an offer to attend Rice University in the fall of 2020. He will receive a fullride, full need scholarship, and pursue a degree in electrical engineering.
Kindergarten graduation was done as a drive-through this year. Pictured is Hunter Allen posing in front of the banner after officially graduating kindergarten.
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