Tag Archive: ACT

Jun 29 2014

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Jan 29 2014

Heritage scholarship competition to break record Saturday

   LeTourneau University expects a record number of top high school students to compete for full-tuition scholarships in its annual Heritage Scholarship Competition Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, on the university’s Longview campus.    Approximately 126 of the best and brightest high school students spanning the globe will compete in the invitation-only event.  Ten full-tuition …

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Sep 22 2013

What kind of love is this?

  “You know how much I love you, Josie – more than anyone or anything in the world!” began his text message. “Can’t wait until I see you this evening. Will be there if I don’t go to the ball game with Rob. Love, Steve.” It didn’t take Josie long to erase the message and …

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Jul 23 2013

Education is key: Black and Gold Banquet stresses education, community development.

When Mu Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity recently held its annual Black and Gold banquet, there was no gainsaying that the evening will stress education and excellence. Chapter President Pete Lamothe gave a brief history of the Fraternity, the Chapter while thanking supporters and attendees. He told the audience what they should …

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May 16 2013

Scholars honored: Duke University honors six Longview ISD students

Duke scholars for the front page

Five Foster Middle School students and a Judson Middle School student earned State Recognition from Duke University for their scores on the SAT college entrance exam. Jacob Biggs Levi Grant Mary Claire Jones Carter Sorrels Kate Tolleson Steve Truong (Judson) credit scores The students were recognized at the Longview ISD district’s board meeting The Duke …

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May 01 2012

Hard ACT to follow

Front Row (left-to-right) Cody Smith, Gus Williams, Roshni Edalur, Abigail Pauley;  Back Row (left-to-right) Neal Rangu, Lucas Steele, Bradie Davis, Naomi D’Arbell

Eight Foster Middle School students earned State Recognition from Duke University for their scores on college entrance exams. One student also qualified for the university’s Grand Recognition for scoring higher on the ACT than most of her counterparts across the U.S.   State Recognition Naomi D’Arbell Bradie Davis Roshni Edalur Abigail Pauley Neal Rangu Cody …

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