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Jun 05

Lone Star State: Giving back to vets

Gov. Rick Perry observed Memorial Day by signing Senate Bill 163, House Bill 97, Senate Bill 1476 and House Bill 1514, which provide important resources and support to veterans and surviving spouses of members of the military who have been killed in action. “Every day, American service members sacrifice their lives for the freedoms we …

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Jun 05

Senior success: Longview High School seniors received $3.3 million in scholarship offers and earned about 3,000 college credits

The district honored numerous students for their high school success, including 21 of the 24 International Baccalaureate students who will also collect up to 756 college hours for earning the IB diploma. Local scholarship offers accounted for about $1.15 million of the 2013 haul, according to Kay Ray, Longview High School’s coordinator of college scholarships …

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May 29

Improve academically:FREE program to be offered

Kilgore College is looking for students to enroll in its annual Summer Bridge Program beginning July 15. The program, called the Preparatory Academy for College Excellence (PACE) is a free way for students to refresh skills in reading and writing or math in hopes of eliminating developmental coursework. The course will be taught by KC …

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May 17

Ranger cheerleader tryout sets

Kilgore College will host cheerleader tryouts Sat., May 18, on the Kilgore campus. High school seniors and college freshmen, both men and women, are eligible to try out to become a KC Ranger Cheerleader. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Parks Fitness Center, an the easy way to stop smoking d …

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May 16

Theatre icon recognized: Student to receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams

Statewide theatre association creates scholarship honoring long-time Longview High School teacher. A Kilgore College student will receive a $1,000 scholarship named for Pam Mercer-McWilliams, Longview High School’s theatre director. Mercer-McWilliams, a past vice president of the Texas Educational Theatre Association, was chosen by the group to be the scholarship’s namesake. As part of the honor, …

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May 16

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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Apr 19

Before you rent, do your homework

Maybe you’re a college student looking to rent your first apartment; or a downsizing homeowner reentering the rental market for the first time in decades. Whatever your situation, there are many precautions you should take before renting any property. The last thing you want is to be saddled with a 12-month lease you can’t afford …

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Jun 28

Befitting scholarship

Cristina Castillo-Gandarilla has been named the 2012 merit scholarship recipient of the Bonnie and Tab Beall Family Endowment.  Castillo-Gandarilla was the salutatorian of the 2012 graduating class for John Tyler High School. She was selected by a committee of John Tyler High School (JTHS) administrators, counselors, faculty members and others at JTHS.  Cristina plans to …

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