Trinity Valley Community College’s Small Business Development Center has announced that Tom Westgate has joined the SBDC as Palestine based Anderson County Business Adviser. Westgate has a variety of work experience in large and small organizations bringing skills and knowledge in sales and marketing, employee management and motivational policies. He has access to all the research services and assets of the North Texas SBDC Network.
By Michael V. Hannigan/Henderson County Now
The annual Southwest Junior College Football Conference Media Day was held Friday, July 27, at the Garden Valley Golf Resort. I made the drive through the (really) back roads of East Texas to attend the event.
The schools in the conference include: Blinn, Cisco, Kilgore, Navarro, Northeastern Oklahoma, New Mexico Military Institute, TVCC and Tyler.
If you’ve never been to one of these get-togethers, it mainly entails coaches standing behind a podium talking about the upcoming season followed by a chance for reporters to conduct interviews. Reporters also get to pick up each school’s media guide, which come in handy during the season.
Trinity Valley Community College’s Cardinal Cruise Days are one-day events where newly admitted students have the opportunity to cruise right through their student checklist and leave campus that day with schedule in hand. New students are invited to take their TSI exam, meet with an Advisor to set up their degree plan, and register for classes all in one easy day on campus.
Six new members have been selected to become the 2018 class for the Cardinal Hall of Fame at Trinity Valley Community College.
“Our 10th induction class is without question a great representation of the storied tradition of our athletic teams,” said Benny Rogers, sports information officer and chairman of the hall of fame selection committee. “Each of them were significant contributors in the championship foundation on which our athletic program is built.
“It will be an honor to have them back on campus and recognize them for their contributions.”
The hall of fame’s 10th class is scheduled to be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. Tickets for the induction luncheon will be $15 and available at the door at the Student Union Building ballroom.
Trinity Valley Community College and the City of Athens announced the recipients of $500 scholarships at their meeting Monday, June 11. Recipients were Callie Allen, Abigail Angle, Brenda Areanas, Victoria Bagley, Gerardo Costilla, Adrian Givins, Ramona Hutson, Aamiyah Moore, Kamion Tanner and Kassandra Zapata. The scholarships are given as a part of the college’s purchase agreement with the city for the former Armory property, which has been converted to the TVCC Fitness Center.