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May 11

WGU forks over scholarship funds

The online, non-profit university WGU Texas has announced it is expanding its support of Texas education. In addition to its established Finish to Go Further program it is introducing what it calls its Pursuit of Excellence Transfer Scholarship to urge promising East Texans to expand their educations via WGU Texas. Kilgore College President Dr. Bill …

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Mar 15

College awareness

Tyler ISD’s Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy is celebrating a new partnership with Tyler Junior College (TJC) to help create a college-going culture among students as young as elementary age. The two schools announced the partnership during a “Leaders Today, College Tomorrow” assembly at the Bell campus Wednesday. The partnership will expose Bell students to …

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Mar 10

Scholarship offered to Texas students

Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Don’t mess with Texas program are encouraging high school students across the state to share their litter prevention accomplishments. In an effort to promote positive litter habits among young Texans, the organizations partnered to announce the 11th annual Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest. The …

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Aug 02

“Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes

For those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or who have had it for a while but have trouble understanding what to eat or how to keep up with their reading, the Gregg County Extension Office has a program designed to help. “Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes is a nine-lesson program that …

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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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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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Jun 12

Tiana Whitaker awarded

For the second year in a row, the graduates of John Tyler High School, Class of 2001, have awarded a $500 scholarship to an outstanding graduating senior. This year’s recipient is Tiana Whitaker, 2012 recipient of the John Tyler High School Class of 2001 Scholarship.  The award, selected by a committee of John Tyler High School …

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May 01

Tyler ISD senior named

John Tyler High School senior Rocquel Pettigrew was recently named a Gates Millennium Scholar, a scholarship awarded to 1,000 talented students nation-wide. This year there were more than 24,000 applicants. Gates Millennium Scholars are students who demonstrate strong leadership, community service and academic achievements. In addition to being one of the top 20 students in …

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