Tag Archive: honor

May 01 2014

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Sep 11 2013

When does never end?

    Can you remember a time in your life when you thought, “God has abandoned me! I can’t find Him anywhere! When I pray, my words bounce back from the sky and when I cry God won’t wipe away the tears. What did I do to deserve this?” Often in our journey to become …

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Aug 28 2013

Finding life

A Roman soldier once asked his superior for the privilege of speaking to Julius Caesar. His request was granted and when he approached Caesar, he plead for permission to end his life. Looking at the man who stood before him the general saw a man who led a wretched and worthless life. After a moment’s …

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Jun 25 2013

EMT instructor named: One of top fire instructors in nation

Kilgore College instructor Eddie Bernaldez was recently named as one of the top fire instructors in the nation by the website FireScience.org. Bernaldez began working at KC in 1996 and has served as the Emergency Medical Technology program director and instructor at KC Longview since 2000. Firescience.org recently set out to find educators in fire …

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Jun 05 2013

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 28 2013

Memorial Day…a day to count our blessings

As we approach Memorial Day, memories of past celebrations of this holiday come to mind. As a child, Memorial Day signaled the first holiday of the summer (although it technically takes place while it is still Spring). Memorial Day observance goes back to the Civil War, and was intended to honor and pay homage to …

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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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Apr 26 2013

Hospitality Employee of the Year to be recognized

The first full week in May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. The front-line travel industry personnel in Longview for example, airport staff, hotel employees, restaurant, and retail workers interact with visitors daily. This year in honor of this special week the Longview Convention and Visitors …

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