Tyler Junior College honors Rusk Citizens Promise Scholars | News

Tyler Junior School accepts seventh-year Rusk Excessive College graduates to attend TJC within the Rusk TJC Residents Promise Scholarship.

In February 2014, the James I. Perkins Household Basis – Residents 1st Financial institution, together with Rusk ISD, TJC, and the TJC Basis, based Rusk TJC Residents Promise.

The primary of its variety in Texas, the Rusk Promise lasts for as much as two years at TJC for Rusk college students who graduate with a minimal 2.5 GPA within the first half of their class. Qualifying college students should even be Rusk ISD residents and attended Rusk Excessive College for grades 11 and 12.

The graduating students acquired lanyards to put on at Friday’s TJC ceremony, the colours representing their standing as each Rusk Excessive (pink and black) and TJC (gold and black) alumni.

“9 out of 13 graduates graduate with honors,” mentioned Megan Cumbee Burns, senior director of TJC scholarships and the Rusk TJC Residents Promise. “As a bunch, all acknowledged college students on this cohort continued to outperform their friends inside the TJC scholar inhabitants in hours and cumulative GPAs, attaining a cumulative GPA of three.35. This nice achievement is as a result of exhausting work and dedication of the scholars.”

2022 Rusk Promise teachers:

• Jordan Sales space graduates with a common schooling diploma

• Lauren Boudreaux graduates with a common schooling diploma

• Ezequiel Briseno graduated with a level in heating, air con and refrigeration know-how (HVAC/Cooling)

• Donna Chain, incomes a level in English

• Mariela Cruz is finding out artwork

• Jordan Crysup graduates with a common schooling diploma

• Seth Day, who graduated with a science diploma

• Landon Gates graduating from HVAC/Refrigerating

• Haylee Grey earns a common schooling diploma

• Ana Hernandez, who studied artwork

• Avery Kinney, graduating with a common schooling diploma

• Lance Knott receives a diploma in electrical/digital management

• Crystal Martinez with pre-nursing schooling

• Ariel McClure graduates with a pre-nursing diploma

• Kailee Millsap, graduating with a common schooling diploma

• Colton Morris, graduating with a common schooling diploma

• Valeria Olguin receives pre-nursing coaching

• Raquel Rangel receives a pre-diagnostic medical sonography diploma

• Naomi Reifel, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts

• Lainey Sprayberry, incomes a enterprise diploma

• Jaheim Upshaw graduates with a enterprise administration diploma

• Sarah Wofford graduates with a biology diploma

• Jacob Woodlee receives a common schooling diploma

“Each scholar on this group has labored very exhausting over the previous two years,” Burns mentioned. “These are our 2020 highschool graduates who’ve needed to make the largest changes, from finishing their senior yr on-line to beginning faculty just about.”

He continued, “This group by no means let something gradual them down of their educational pursuits. Throughout their first yr at TJC, they endured digital studying, restricted entry to campus organizations, and labored full-time jobs to assist their households. Some have even skilled the lack of members of the family together with many each day challenges. None of those circumstances has ever prevented these college students from persevering with to succeed.”

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