ORANGEFIELD — The Orangefield Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) attended the state convention, which was held Feb. 17 - Feb. 19 in San Antonio, Texas. Sponsors Veronica Johnson and Janet Mills brought 17 students to the convention. Three of the students competed at this state level. Kirsten Wolfford placed first in impromptu speaking and Carrie Grace Henderson made it to the finals in Keynote speaking. Elizabeth Newell and Ashley Kibodeaux also competed at this level. When not attending the general sessions or competitions the students were able to sight-see. They went up the Tower of Americas, rode the river walk tour boats; saw the Alamo, as well as a few other activities. The students became eligible to attend by gaining points throughout the fall semester and attending the regional convention held this past December.
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LU announces 2014 class of Mirabeau Scholars
The fall 2014 semester will mark the arrival of the latest class of Mirabeau Scholars to Lamar University, officials said.
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Students Claire Trawhon and Katy Swiere earned first place in Declamation and Interpretive Reading, respectively, at the school-level finals of the 110th Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation, a scholarship program sponsored by the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation.
LIT has Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony
The Beta Gamma Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Lamar Institute of Technology inducted more than 40 students at its spring 2014 ceremony.
Community Resource Walk set for Friday
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Junior Achievement introduces 155 students to local industry engineers
To mark National Engineers Week, Junior Achievement of the Golden Triangle held its third annual Engineering Job Shadow lunch Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Beaumont Event Center.
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Reginald Holley, a University of Houston (UH) management major and resident of Orange, Texas, was among more than 7,000 students who made the dean's list in the fall 2013 semester.
Mallorie Holguin of Orange Makes SMU's Fall 2013 Honor Roll
Mallorie Holguin, a resident of Orange and a senior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is listed on the honor roll.
GOALS celebrates 20 years with annual Adult Spelling Bee
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McNeese State University President's Honor Fall 2013
The President’s Honor List for the fall 2013 semester at McNeese State University has been announced. To be on the President’s Honor List, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average or better while carrying at least 15 semester hours.
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