Two Degrees For Jones


Tommy Jones, 2011 graduate of LCM, has recently graduated from two universities within one week. Tommy completed in the 3-2 engineering program between Freed-Hardeman University and Tennessee Tech University. He received a B.S. from TTU in Civil Engineering on December 9th and a B.S. in Physical Science and Pre-Engineering from FHU on December 2016, magna cum ...

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Restauri Wins Education Award


  Jennifer Restauri is the 2016 winner of the Texas Art Education Association Outstanding Art Educator Award, Museum Education Division for her significant contributions to TAEA and to art education in state, local and/or national level. Jennifer traveled to Dallas, Texas in November 2016 to the TAEA Award Ceremony. Jennifer Restauri’s official title at the Stark ...

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Armstrong Performs At Citrus Bowl


Teigin Armstrong, a seventh grade at Little Cypress Junior High’s represented Orange at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Eve in Orlando, FL. She is a Lieutenant in the Golden Dazzler drill team under the direction of Simone Dameron.  Armstrong won several awards at junior high dance camp in Galveston including Jet All American Honors which ...

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Superintendents Say A-F Rating System Unfair


The following letter is from the superintendents of all five Orange County Schools.   An Unfair Game   An Open Letter to Our Communities. Read more … Little kids are notorious sticklers for fairness. Don’t believe it? Try giving one child a piece of candy and the other a pat on the head for a ...

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WO-C Christmas Card Winner Is…


West Orange – Stark High School senior Alexis Holt won the West Orange – Cove CISD Holiday Card contest. Students at all WOC campuses were invited to participate. Holt’s card was selected for print as the official greeting of the district.  ...

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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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