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TVCC opens Christmas season with tree lighting

Colton Robertson, winner of the Cardinal Christmas coloring contest, lights the TVCC tree. (Courtesy photo)

Colton Robertson, winner of the Cardinal Christmas coloring contest, lights the TVCC tree. (Courtesy photo)

By Mark Meredith/TVCC Public Information

Trinity Valley Community College celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting ceremony held Monday evening on the Athens campus. TVCC’s brass ensemble and Encore choral group provided musical selections and President Dr. Glendon Forgey welcomed the crowd. TVCC energy specialist Shawn Leis emceed and announced the winners of the Cardinal Christmas coloring contest, which was open to children of TVCC employees and families. The third place winner was Clary Smiley, 9-year-old daughter of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Brad Smiley; second place went to Aleiah McKee, 6-year-old daughter of Admission Specialist Alexandria Herrington and first place winner Colton Robertson, 10-year-old son of Human Resources Director Jennifer Robertson, was given the honor of lighting the tree.

The drama department presented a reading of Leon A. Harris’ “The Night Before Christmas – Texas Style,” TVCC cheerleaders and Cardettes escorted Santa onto the Bob J. McDonald Plaza as piano instructor Kirk Overmoe played “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

Cardettes take first at dance competition


The Trinity Valley Community College Cardettes were at the UDA Southwest Regional dance competition in San Marcos this past weekend. They earned first place and best sportsmanship! Congratulations, Cardettes! (Photo courtesy TVCC Cardettes Facebook page)

TVCC auction and art show scheduled


Trinity Valley Community College’s annual Cardinal Auction and Student Art Show opens Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the second floor lobby of the Ginger Murchison Learning Resource Center on the Athens campus. The show will feature works by TVCC art students on display through Sunday, Dec. 6, and will be open LRC regular hours Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 Saturday and 2-5 Sunday. The silent auction, which opens at 10 a.m. Tuesday and closes Wednesday at 3 p.m., will raise money to support the TVCC art department. For more information, contact TVCC Studio Arts Instructor September Kirk at 903-670-2655. (Courtesy photo)

Lady Cardinals take third place in WNIT

Gerald Ewing

Gerald Ewing

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

The second-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals posted a 2-1 mark in the annual WNIT Tournament at Midland College over the weekend, claiming a third-place finish with a 75-61 win against Iowa Western.

Second-year head coach Gerald Ewing’s Lady Cardinals (4-1) are scheduled to be on the road again Tuesday, going to Brenham to take on Blinn in their conference opener. Action tips off at 5:30 p.m.

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Cards overcome slow start, beat Angelina

Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

Almost seven minutes into their Region XIV Conference opener at home Saturday afternoon against Angelina College, things did not look good for the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals. They trailed 24-7, having spotted the Roadrunners an early 11-0 advantage.

But the view was a lot better by game’s end with fourth-year head coach Kris Baumann’s 11th-ranked Cardinals owning a 100-82 win.

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