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Student gets $1,000 scholarship from sorority

Fri, May 29, 2015 - 12:55pm

The sisters of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority were able to award one of Copperas Cove’s own with one of their coveted scholarships.


Moral Courage Foundation awards $15,000 in scholarships

Fri, May 29, 2015 - 12:53pm

The Moral Courage Foundation recently selected eight outstanding high school seniors to receive college scholarships. The graduating class of 2015 in the Waxahachie area has a large number of outstanding young people, 20 of whom were nominated for Moral Courage scholarships. All of these young people had great references from their churches, schools and friends.. It was difficult to select the eight finalists. Five of the finalists each received $500 scholarships from the foundation. Two graduates received $3,500 scholarships, with one student receiving a $5,500 award.


More National Merit scholars announced

Fri, May 29, 2015 - 12:33pm

area high school seniors have received college-sponsored scholarships, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

The corporation announced that 2,200 students nationwide won the scholarships, which are financed by U.S. colleges and universities.


This year, 184 higher-education institutions are underwriting the awards. Sponsors include 107 private and 77 public institutions in 44 states and the District of Columbia, according to a news release.

Officials from sponsor colleges select their scholarship winners from finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. An additional group of...

Southlake Carroll Lacrosse Declared the Top Program in Texas

Thu, May 21, 2015 - 7:46am

The men's high-school Dragon lacrosse team has been deemed the best in Texas. The team was awarded the Bob Patterson Trophy and recognition as the state’s top program. The annual award, presented by the Southwest Lacrosse Officials Association (SWLOA) membership, recognizes the top Texas men’s high-school program for their sportsmanship, quality of play, respect for the game’s character, and the honor that they bring to the sport. 

Tim Cagney, President of the Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of SWLOA, presented the trophy along with the awards namesake,...

16-year-old Fort Worth native graduates from Texas A&M

Mon, May 18, 2015 - 12:17pm

Sixteen-year-old Noel Jett earned her college degree at Texas A&M University on Saturday.

Now, she said, it’s time to work on being a typical teenager.

Her summer plans: “I’m going to be sleeping for the most part,” she said. “I should also focus on learning how to drive.”

Jett, a Fort Worth native, completed her undergraduate studies this month after taking 21 spring semester hours. She started at Texas A&M at 14 after taking classes at Tarrant County College. Next fall, she heads to the University of North Texas in Denton to work on Ph.D. studies in gifted and talented educational psychology.