Trinity Valley Community College’s Iota Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 38 new members in a ceremony held in the Student Union Ballroom on the Athens campus on Sunday, November 11. Chapter officers were installed and Texas Phi Theta Kappa district three vice president Daniel Gray spoke to inductees before they officially took the oath of membership.
How was your Saturday? Probably not as good as the one experienced by Jairus Roberson.
The Cardinal sophomore was on fire against Fort Hood in the Lewis Orr Class at Navarro College. Roberson poured in a school record 13 three-pointers in a 45-point performance as the Cardinals stayed unbeaten with a 113-58 win.
They are headed to the national tournament for the first time in school history. The tournament is scheduled Nov. 15-17 in Hutchinson, KS.
Coach Tosha Spain’s squad, which is 25-6 on the year, drew a No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 Mineral Area (27-3) at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The winner advances to face the winner between No. 1 Miami Dade and No. 16 Monroe at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Trinity Valley Community College renamed its auditorium the Pauline Knight Perkins Performing Arts Center on Monday and established a $750,000 endowment for scholarships. The moves are part of a multi-million dollar gift left to the college by Athens attorney Nancy Perkins, the single biggest gift ever given to the college. Listen in as Vice President Kristen Bennett, President Dr. Jerry King, and Foundation Chairman Steve Grant talk about the gift and hits impact on the college.
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Students representing 29 area high schools visited the Trinity Valley Community College Athens campus Saturday to participate in the Leaders of Tomorrow Conference presented by Phi Theta Kappa.