Leger, White Plummer Award Grads


Lamar University honored six students with the Plummer Award, recognizing them as the top male and female graduates in December’s 2016 graduating class. LU President Kenneth Evans presented the awards during commencement ceremonies December 16 and 17 in the Montagne Center. The Plummer Awards honor the late Otho Plummer, who was chairman emeritus of the ...

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McFarlin Wins Card Contest


OISD Christmas Card Winners: High School & Overall Winner – Kinley McFarlin Junior High winner – Magnus Downs Elementary winner – Natalie Black Kinley’s design was chosen to be used for our Orangefield ISD Christmas card this year.  Pictured is Natalie Black and Kinley McFarlin receiving their framed cards from Dr. Stephen Patterson at the ...

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LSCO Foundation Receives Check


The Chevron Phillips Chemical Company recently presented a check for $3,500 to the Lamar State College-Orange Foundation as part of an ongoing endowment to fund scholarships for students pursuing degrees and certificates in fields related to petrochemical technology.  The scholarships may range from $500 to $1,000 and will be available to full-time students who demonstrate ...

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LSCO Graduates Largest Class


Lamar State College-Orange marked a milestone on Friday, December 16, at the Fall 2016 Commencement ceremony. Over 220 degrees, certificates, and institutional awards were conferred to 192 graduates; the largest graduating class in LSC-O’s 47-year history. Dr. Jimmy Simmons, President Emeritus of Lamar University, served as guest speaker. As Lamar University president for 14 years, ...

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Honor Society Welcomes New Members


On Friday evening, December 2nd, The Alpha Nu Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society welcomed 31 new members for the spring 2016 semester. The Induction Ceremony was held in the Lamar State College-Orange Student Center gym. Fifteen inductees and over 30 additional guests attended, as well as Phi Theta Kappa officers and ...

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BCHS Student of the Month


  Bridge City, Texas, December 13, 2016 – The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the December Student of the Month for Bridge City High School is Kevin Fontenot.  Kevin was presented his certificate and gift bag by Chamber Lifetime Ambassador Beverly Perry of Bridge City Bank, at the December 13th ...

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Orangefield HS Student of the Month


  Bridge City, Texas, December 13, 2016 – The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the December Student of the Month for Orangefield High School is Anna VanPelt.  Anna was presented her certificate and gift bag by Chamber Ambassador Wanda McGraw of Sabine Federal Credit Union, at the December 13th coffee ...

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Good Student Receives Autographed Ball


Friday, December 9, turned out to be a special day for one third grader at Little Cypress Elementary. Maddox Manuel is a student of Josh Leger, music teacher for LCE. Leger uses a program called “Class Dojo” as one of the tools to encourage positive behavior in his classes. According to Leger, “Maddox is just ...

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Ellis blends art, technology to serve community


John Ellis, a senior computer information science major from Bridge City, has found a unique opportunity to give back to his university and community. Ellis was recently awarded LU’s 2017 Presidential Summer Fellowship, a newly established award of up to $10,000 for summer research to the top two finalists in the application for the Beck ...

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LCMCISD Make Announcements, Recognitions


Betsy Kaufman, LCM High School art teacher, Daisy Sutton, and Sherry Combs, Community Relations Coordinator for LCM CISD, who made the presentation.   Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Sophomore, Daisy Sutton, was recognized at the LCM District’s regular December Board meeting for being the winner of the 2016 Christmas Card design. The District’s Christmas card this ...

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