Education

Mon
23
May

Graduating seniors earn more than $1 million scholarships

High honor graduates Harlan Gatlin, Andrew Hardman, Whatley Jones, Katlyn Lamar, Micaela Brewer, Kolton Adams, Kameron McEnturff and Hosea Carroll took center stage during the annual WPHS Scholarship and Who's Who Program May 12.

Wills Point High School recognized the achievements of the Class of 2016 during the annual Scholarship and Who’s Who Program May 12, announcing that students had combined to earn more than $1 million in scholarships that will help pave the way for their collegiate and post-collegiate dreams.

Announced scholarships included:

-Andrew Hardman: Ken Autry Davis Scholarship, $1,000; Texas HS Powerlifting Association, $1,000; Bluebird, $175; Baylor, $143,436; Brian Elliot, $4,000; Freedom Spray Foam, $500

-Brennon Marshall: US Army, $130,000

Thu
12
May

Wills Point, Edgewood students receive tooth kits from Masons

First graders at local elementary schools were given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club by members of Wills Point Masonic Lodge, led by Scott Stevens.

The Masons assembled and delivered more than 240 dental hygiene kits to first graders at Wills Point Primary School and Edgewood Primary School.

The Fantastic Teeth Fan Club, sponsored by Masonic Home and School of Texas, strives to prevent suffering from toothaches, reduce missed school days due to dental problems, and cut costs for dental treatment.

Thu
12
May

Jendrzejewski to receive presidential scholarship

Wills Point resident Lauren Jendrzejewski has been selected to receive a presidential scholarship to attend Shorter University.

The presidential scholarship provides tuition for incoming freshmen for eight semesters. To qualify for this scholarship, a student must hold at least a 3.5 grade point average and a 1100 SAT (in critical reading and math) or 24 ACT score. Scholarship recipients must then maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average at Shorter.

Thu
12
May

Fly by

Students in Rebecca Sharp's fourth grade GT class recently visited the Van Zandt County Regional Airport.  Students were given a tour of the facilities and were able to climb aboard an airplane thanks to Weldon and Caleb Massey.  Students also got to see Caleb land a plane.  Students enjoying the outing were Kelcie Doering, Yuri Frykholm, J.J. Goode, Ethan Kornegay, Carson Maddox, Nicolae Marinescu, Hannah Morgan, Brylee Peoples, Charleston Sanders, Kiera Tate and Colten Zincke.

Fri
06
May

WP Primary announces students of the month

Wills Point Primary Students of the Month for April are pre-k, Kloey Lopez, William Warner, Kemuel Mungin, Perla Coty, Zaiden Sprabary, Tanner Wilson and Emma Vasquez; kindergarten, Brian Herrera, Hudson Skinner, Caleigh Greenlee, Macie Edwards, Maitlynn Perdue, Steven Frith, Adalyn Strutton, Journee Hack and Corlee Massey; first grade, first grade – Joshua Scholten, Chance Jennings, Emma Cox, Mia Leija, Jayleigh Walker Phillips, Priscilla Sanchez, Haylin Olsen, Robby Groover and Christopher Munoz (not pictured.)

Mon
02
May

WPIS announces fourth grade honors

Woods Intermediate School fourth Grade Students making the Honor Roll for the third nine weeks are Emily Ammerman, Jacob Browder, Chloe Cockerham, Brandon Cox, Kathryn Davis, Kelcie Doering, Kyle Etheridge, Yuri Frykholm, Gerald Goode, Seth Jenkins, Mykaela Johnson, Ethan Kornegay, Ashley Leonhart, Carson Maddox, Andy Maldonado, Elisa McVeigh, Shelby Montgomery, Alyssa Ramsey, Garrett Randa, Charleston Sanders, Molly Sewell, Javen Shearin, Creighton Shidler, Hunter Stokes, Landon Strong, Makale Strutton, Kiera Tate and Jacub Truong.

Mon
02
May

WPIS announces third grade honors

Woods Intermediate School third grade students making the Honor Roll for the third nine weeks are Devin Adams, Stephanie Arvizu, Marcus Baker, Madison Calderon, Richard Carpenter, Garrison Cox, Kaylie Davis, Vanessa Delapaz, James Dugan, Madison Ecenbacher, Kathrine Eskridge, Jett Fletcher, Mario Guajardo De La Pa, Ewan Hayden, Jane Johnson, Armoni Kellum, Lacey King, Danika Law Jones, Aubrey Lux, Reagan Malone, Jacqueline Martinez, Presley Mixon, Riley Jo Montgomery, Kaitlyn Moody, Jayce Parker, Joe Porter, Tara Powell, Cloe Ramzy, Emily Rogers, Averi Ryan, Mavery Salisbury, Savannah Sanders, Daytona Schwed, Ashton Travis, Gwenyth Williams, Emily Wilson and Leyla Young.

Mon
02
May

Innovative inventions

Second grade students shown with their inventions are Kaden Engledow, Braedyn Littrell, Lyla Bullard, Hallie Erwin and Shelton Pillow.

The GT students of Wood Intermediate School recently finished a unit of study on inventions.  Students were asked to create their own invention and showcase them in an Invention Convention event that featured area innovative projects and designs from GT students.

Mon
02
May

Wills Point ISD menu May 2-6

Breakfast

PK-12

Monday-choice of sausage roll, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of pears or orange juice, jelly, choice of milk

Tuesday-choice of pancakes, cereal and toast or yogurt and toast, choice of mixed fruit or strawberries, jelly, choice of milk

Mon
25
Apr

TVCC to offer nursing course in Canton

Trinity Valley Community College Continuing and Workforce Education department announces a summer CNA course to be held in Canton. The course will be held at Crossroads Church, 1930 S. Trade Days Blvd., beginning with orientation on May 10. Those who pass the course are eligible to participate in the State of Texas Certification exam.
Tuition is $713, plus additional expenses including a watch, shoes, gait belt, stethoscope, certified background and scrubs.
 TVCC and the East Texas Workforce Board collaborate to assist those who qualify to receive services that improve their literacy skills. Residents of Henderson, Anderson and Van Zandt counties who have minor children at home and receive some sort of assistance (Medicaid, SNAP, CHIP, Free/Reduced Lunches) may qualify for advising and help with supplies, books, tuition and other services.

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