TVCC offers non-traditional Lunchtime Learning classes

Press release

Trinity Valley Community College’s Workforce Education Division is offering two new non-traditional career improvement opportunities. Lunchtime Learning classes will run from 12:15-1:30 p.m. January 16-May 7 and include Introduction to Accounting, Business Computer Applications and Introduction to Spreadsheets. All classes will be held in the Baugh Technology building on the Athens campus.

The first semester of night classes in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) will run from 5:30-8:50 p.m. Jan. 17-May 7 in the new Career and Technology building on the Athens High School campus.

Registration ends Thursday, January 11. For more information, contact the TVCC Workforce Education division at 903-675-6232.

Lady Cards, Cardinals both roll to weekend victories

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

The sixth-ranked Lady Cards used a big second half to log a 71-52 win on the road Saturday against Bossier Parish in their 2018 debut.

Leading 29-27 at the half. The Lady Cards outscored Bossier Parish 42-25 in the second half to improve to 14-1 overall and 4-1 in Region XIV Conference.

Michal Miller netted 18 points to lead four Lady Cards in double-digit scoring. Rodrea Echols had 17, Mercedes Brooks 12 and Tyasia Moore 10. Moore also had a team-high 12 rebounds.

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TVCC’s Hurley appointed to Governor’s task force

Dr. Sam Hurley

Press release

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Trinity Valley Community College’s Dr. Sam Hurley to the Task Force on Academic Credit and Industry Recognition for a term set to expire on Dec. 1, 2021. The task force was created by HB 553 during the 85th legislative session to identify academic credit and industry recognition for offenders within the Windham School at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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TVCC Winter All-Skills Softball Clinic set Saturday, Jan. 20

Press release

The first in a series of softball clinics at Trinity Valley Community College is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 20 at Drumgoole Field and Cain Park.

The TVCC Winter All-Skills Clinic is set for two sessions. The first, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., is for youngsters in grades K-6. The afternoon clinic, 2-4 p.m., if for students in Grades 7-12.

The cost is $30 per student. Registration will be accepted the day of the event.

The clinic will be conducted by TVCC co-head softball coaches Kathleen and James Rodriguez and members of the Lady Cardinal softball team.

Emphasis of the clinic will be to new learn new skills and sharpen other skills, allowing students to show off their talent and compete.

20 Cardinals sign with 4-year universities

Press release

Leading the nation in mid-year football signees is nothing new for the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals. It’s been that way for the better part of the last decade.

With 20 having recently signed to continue their education/playing career at D1/D2 universities, the Cardinals are well on their way at staying on top.

“We are very proud of the fact we move our kids on to the next level,” said first-year head coach Sherard Poteete. “No one in Texas is doing what we do.

“If a kid is looking for a place to win a championship, earn a degree and move on to the next level, we believe Trinity Valley is the place to be.”

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