Just a little reminder that students who have not turned in paperwork to take dual credit classes in the fall need to do so by 3 PM on Thursday, June 7. After that, students will need to take their paperwork to TVCC and register themselves.
May 12, 2018- The Geraldine McLauchlin Lewis Scholarship in now ready for application for graduating seniors. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 1, 2018– The JW Wallace Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan to pursue their educational goal through a vocational school program. Applications are Available in the counselor’s office.
May 1, 2018– The ATPE (Association of Texas Professional Educators) Scholarship is now ready for application for graduating seniors. Applications are available in the counselor’s office. Note- this scholarship does not require the applicant to plan a career in teaching.
June 30, 2018– ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university, and can write a 500-800 word essay on a job previously or currently held, and what the ideal post-graduate job would be. To apply, go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship
March 31, 2019- SoberTimes is offering a $500 essay scholarship geared toward students who make active efforts to fight addiction and substance abuse. Students can get details and submit here: https://sobertimes.com/addiction-and-recovery-scholarship/
Imagine America Foundation provides scholarships for trade school students. Please visit : https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships.
Congratulations go out to both the boys and girls track teams on finishing in 3rd place at the Area Meet. There were a total of 17 girls and 17 boys teams participating in the Area Meet. The boys team finished 1 point behind the 2nd place team.
Here are the girls results:
800m Run – Macy Penix – 3rd Place; Brooke McAtee – 5th Place
1600m Run – Sabrina Davis – 4th Place; Brooke McAtee – 5th Place; Krislynn Westbrook – 6th Place
3200m Run – Sabrina Davis – 3rd Place; Krislynn Westbrook – 4th Place; Yasmine Washington – 6th Place
100m Hurdles – Reece Thorne – 3rd Place; Sara Larson – 4th Place
300m Hurdles – Bailey Holbert – 4th Place; Reece Thorne – 6th Place
4 x 100m Relay – 5th Place – Erica Hoops, Bailey Holbert, Jana Peters, & Sierra Castillo
4 x 200m Relay – 5th Place – Erica Hoops, Sara Larson, Jana Peters, & Sierra Castillo
4 x 400m Relay – 5th Place – Macy Penix, Ella Taylor, Bailey Holbert, Reece Thorne
Shot Put – Miranda Fontenot – 2nd Place
Discus – Miranda Fontenot – 3rd Place
High Jump – Hannah Patterson – 4th Place; Erica Hoops – 5th Place; Jessica Plunk – 6th Place
Pole Vault – Carly Hunt – 5th Place
Girls Regional Qualifiers – Macy Penix (800m Run), Sabrina Davis(1600m Run, 3200m Run), Krislynn Westbrook(3200m Run), Reece Thorne(100m Hurdles), Sara Larson(100m Hurdles), Bailey Holbert(300m Hurdles), Miranda Fontenot(Shot, Discus), and Hannah Patterson(High Jump).
100m Dash – Tristian Castillo – 5th Place
400m Dash – Cody Carpenter – 6th Place
800m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place
1600m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place; Jaden Lopez – 5th Place
3200m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place; Nicholas Westbrook – 4th Place
300m Hurdles – Tristian Castillo – 3rd Place
4 x 100m Relay – 4th Place – Cory Strawn, Tristian Castillo, Alejandro Sanchez, & Clifton Johnson
4 x 200m Relay – 4th Place – Cory Strawn, Ethan Austin, Alejandro Sanchez
4 x 400m Relay – 2nd Place – Cory Strawn, Cody Carpenter, Alejandro Sanchez, Joey Harris
Long Jump – Ethan Austin – 5th Place
Triple Jump – Cory Strawn – 2nd Place
High Jump – Ethan Austin – 5th Place
Pole Vault – Bucky Womble – 6th Place
Regional Qualifiers – Dalton Page(800m Run, 3200m Run, 1600m Run), Nicholas Westbrook(3200m Run), Tristian Castillo(300m Hurdles, 4 x 100m Relay), Cory Strawn(4 x 100m Relay, 4 x 200m Relay, 4 x 400m Relay, Triple Jump), Alejandro Sanchez( 4 x 100m Relay, 4 x 200m Relay, 4 x 400m Relay), Clifton Johnson( 4 x 100m Relay), Ethan Austin(4 x 200m Relay), Cody Carpenter(4 x 400m Relay).
April 30, 2018– The Athens Noon Kiwanis Club is offering their annual scholarship in conjunction with TVCC. The amount of the scholarship is $750 with TVCC matching that for a total of $1,500. To be eligible to apply , the applicant must plan on attending TVCC in the fall of 2018. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
April 20, 2018– Delta Kappa Gamma Epsilon, an international society for women educators, is offering their annual $500 scholarship for graduating senior female students who wish to pursue their secondary education with plans to enter the teaching profession. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 1, 2018-The Travis Stone Cates Memorial Scholarship is now ready for application. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in education and coaching are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 1, 2018– The Eustace Athletic Booster Club Scholarship is now ready for application. Parents of graduating seniors must be an active member of the club, and must have worked a certain number of events to be eligible to apply. The application , along with the eligibility criteria is available in the counselor’s office.
May 4, 2018– The Eustace Board of Trustees will be awarding two $800 scholarships to two graduating seniors in 2018. The Scholarship application requires one letter of recommendation from an educator and will also require an interview before the Board. The interview will be conducted on May 21 prior to the regular board meeting. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
June 15, 2018-GOBanking Rates is a personal finance resource that is offering a $2,500 to graduating seniors who will start college in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of application, and the judging criteria will be based on insight and consideration of the response question, and the quality of the essay submitted. For further information and to apply, visit https://www.gobankingrates.com/scholarships/
TVCC Dual credit registration will begin on Monday, April 2, 2018, All students, grades 9-11, who have taken the TSI and are eligible to take dual credit classes for the summer and/or Fall 2018, will need to see me to get concurrent forms. Please remember that if a student has never taken a college class, there are additional things that have to be completed before a student can actually register. Students should not wait until the very last minute to take care of this. Please note these deadlines:
Summer 1&2 registration- May 17. 2018
Fall registration- June 7, 2018
April 23, 2018– The TVCC Science Club is hosting its 5th annual Earth Day Festival and Egg Catapult Scholarship Competition on Monday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Athens Campus. The competition is open to any student that is currently enrolled at TVCC and a $1000.00 scholarship is awarded for the individual/ individuals that are awarded 1st place. There will also be scholarships awarded for the 2nd and 3rd place finishers. The competition consists of a cost analysis, design, and performance component. The top 5 groups will also produce a presentation for the final determination. Those interested need to contact Jan Jennings at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-675-6382 to receive the registration documents, rules, permission forms and regulations.
The 55th Annual Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference is scheduled for June 11-15, 2018 on the campus of Tarleton State University in Stephenville Texas. All expenses are paid, with the exception of spending money. Eligible applicants must be a Junior or Senior when the 2018-2019 school year begins. The application process is online at http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
April 16, 2018– The American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors for application. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 25, 2018– The Ozarka Natural Spring Water $10,000 “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship is ready for application. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a degree in the Earth/Environmental Sciences at an accredited four-year college or university and have a t least a cumulative 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply. Examples of Earth/Environmental Sciences are: Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Education, Forestry, Oceanography, Ecology. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
Verto Education provides the opportunity for eligible students to spend their first semester of college studying abroad while earning college credit. There is also an opportunity to win a $5,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who have demonstrated leadership qualities and an interest in global economic, health, education or humanitarian issues. For more information, visit www.verto.education.org .
April 13, 2018-The First State Bank Mary Helen Myrick Scholarship is now available to graduating seniors whose families have low to moderate incomes, in an effort to give these students every opportunity to attend college or vocational school. Applicants will be asked to provide a copy of their families 1040 tax return for 2017. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 4, 2018– The E.L. Kirk Memorial Scholarship is now ready for application for graduating seniors. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) would like to announce that this year’s North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This informational forum, which Hensarling’s co-sponsors, provides interested students in grades eight through twelve an opportunity to learn more about our nation’s service academies, requirements for admission, and the selection process.
Representatives from North Texas congressional offices and all five military service academies- U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S> Air Force Academy- as well as current academy cadets and midshipmen will be on hand to speak with interested students, parents and educators about these premier educational institutions and the career opportunities they generate. Representatives from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps ROTC will also attend.
The Forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM, with registration beginning at 7:30 AM. Those with questions about the Forum or the service academy nomination process are encouraged to contact Margaret Smith in Congressman Hensarling’s Dallas office at 214-349-9996, or email@example.com.
WHAT: North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum
WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 2018
TIME: Registration- 7:30AM; Forum 8:00 AM – 12 :00 PM
WHERE: Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts
(1110 W. Debbie Lane, Mansfield, Texas 76063)
The University of Texas-Tyler is holding their Patriot Preview Day on Saturday, April 7, 2018. This is a great day for students to visit and tour the campus, meet faculty, staff and students and ask the college related questions they have. Students will also receive a free lunch and T-shirt! To register online, visit www.uttyler.edu/previewday