Tag Archive: student

Aug 22 2014

League Steps Up

For the 21st straight year, the Junior League of Longview (JLL), has provided what all too many local families cannot afford–school supplies. The JLL works to give every local young mind the tools for a successful education. JLL member Kelsey Runge chaired this year’s event, but took no personal credit, instead giving it all to supporters. “First Baptist …

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May 24 2014

Orientations: UT Tyler Announces 2014 New Patriot Orientations

The University of Texas at Tyler offers four New Patriot Orientation sessions this summer, Ona Tolliver, assistant vice president and dean of students, announced. This year’s on-campus Patriot orientation sessions will be June 12-13, June 26-27, July 10-11 and July 24-25. Cost is $75 per student, $40 per adult guest and $20 per guest age …

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May 12 2014

Skipping college might cost you $8K

It might be the hottest question in higher education today: Is a college degree still worth its cost? Despite soaring tuitions, a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco finds, the general answer is yes: The average U.S. college graduate can expect to earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school graduate …

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Jun 13 2013

Local churches, families celebrate graduates

The East Texas Baptist – Longview District Association recently held a Baccalaureate Service for their graduates. The purpose of this service was to embrace the District’s young people. It also served as an encouragement for the graduates to step out in faith, keep God first and He will direct their paths. Furthermore, it was an …

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May 29 2013

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 28 2013

PTISD names new principal

The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Vanessa Robinson as principal of Pine Tree Junior High School in a special board meeting, May 20, 2013. Robinson, is a native of Longview and completed her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Leadership from University of Texas at Tyler. “I am honored …

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May 16 2013

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 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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