Since the late 1990s, high school students in the Trinity Valley Community College service area have been able to enroll in college-level courses while still in high school. As the state legislature has altered the rules though the years, now students of all grade levels in high school are eligible to take dual credit courses, as long as they meet the college’s enrollment requirements. The number of high school students receiving associate’s degrees and certificates has steadily increased over time, with the result that TVCC Dual Credit programs awarded 161 degrees and certificates to high school students during fall and spring graduation ceremonies held on December 14 and May 11.
ALBA: Jason Angler, Yoselin Rios.
ARLINGTON: Peytton A. Pickett.
ATHENS: Ideal Ademaj, Samantha Banuelos, Celia Banuelos-Martin, Trevor J. Baumgartner, Caitlin E. Bomer, William P. Boyd, Sheigh L. Cassidy, Gianella A. Castaneda, Madeline L. Clay, Landon E. Criner, Ryan J. Donet, Stephen C. Flood, Diana P. Giordani, Emelia M. Guerra, Natalie M. Harrell, Tamya N. Hubbard, Daimu Iwata, Breonna J. Jackson, Jarod C. Jenkins, Lexie C. Johnson, Tricia R. Johnson, Jeannie K. Keith, Adrianne L. Kinabrew, Jackie R. Kramer, Yuvia K. Leon, Amy N. Lopez, Allison J. Martinez, Jasmine N. Martinez, Kathryn A. Martinez, Jessica D. McCuin, Licsi G. Mejia, Hiroyuki Mishima, Maria L. Nicolau, Katelynn M. Owen, Jesse J. Petri, Sarah A. Pineda, Chandler F. Rowan, Mayuko Shinohara, Brianna N. Shultz, Holly L. Shumate, Miguel S. Tabuso, Benjamin R. Vandercolft, Nolan D. Whitley.
Caitlynn Sandoval was awarded a week of tuition plus board at the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV) for her exemplary work in stage management for the TVCC Theatre Department production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She was recognized for her work at the 2018 Region 6 Kennedy Center American College Festival (KCACTF). The institute, to be held July 1-6, will cover techniques and methods of management skills and concepts for the business of live entertainment: organization, planning, personnel, safety as required for venue management, production management, wardrobe management, consulting, technical direction, stage management, office management, and personal and personnel management.
Both SILV and KCACTF are recognized institutions in theatre industry, and her award will provide an intensive and immersive educational opportunity, as well as, an opportunity to expand networking contacts. Caitlynn has also been offered a place in West Texas A&M’s theatre department in design and technology.
Trinity Valley Community College’s Business and Computer Science department recently presented Occupational Skills Awards to three students. Tony Biernacki, Angel Moore and Brenda Votolato all received the OSA in Entrepreneurship and have completed the Small Business Management Certificate. Moore will also receive her Associate of Applied Science degrees at next week’s spring graduation ceremonies. One student not present, Lennie Milczanowski will receive the OSA in Accounting and take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified user certification.
It’s time to tee it up to support the Trinity Valley Community College Foundation.
The annual golf tournament fundraiser is set for Monday, May 14 at Van Zandt Country Club in Canton.
Cost of the four-person scramble is $300 per, which includes a hamburger lunch. Teams can register for either the morning flight at 8 a.m. or the afternoon flight at 1 p.m., with trophies awarded for each flight.