Northeast Texas Community College issued the following announcement on Dec. 5.
The NTCC Foundation is happy to announce that 10 NTCC employees have been awarded funds through the 2019-2020 Whatley Employee Enhancement Grant. The Foundation received 18 outstanding applications. Five were funded by the grant and five received funded by private donations or other funds. The total for all funded projects was $19,368.99. The Whatley Employee Enhancement Grant was established by James & Elizabeth Whatley specifically to fund special projects and enhance educational opportunities that fall outside the institution’s regular budget. Each year, NTCC full-time employees may apply for the approximately $8,500 available. Projects are reviewed and selected by the volunteer members of the Whatley Employee Enhancement Committee.
This year’s winners include:
2019 Whatley Employee Enhancement Grant Awards - $8,500
Jackie Johnston, Mathematics – Calculators for Student Success in Mathematics - $600
Russell VanBibber, Health Science EMS – Stop the Bleed/CPR Training - $1,500
Cynthia Linseisen, Upward Bound – PEAK - $2,500
Sebastian Barron, Computer Services – Presentation Stations - $1,300
Erika Garza, Student Success – Summer Success Program 2010 - $2,600
Private and Other Funds - $10,868.99
Andrew Yox, Honors – Annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest & Reading - $1,000
Sebastian Barron, Computer Services – Presentation Stations - $650
Rico Willis, Student Activities – NTCC Eagle Food Pantry - $2,200
Melissa Fulgham, History – Our Ultimate Exhibit of Student Scholarship - $1,000
Rene’ McCracken, Agriculture – Propane Install for Greenhouse & Sustainable Market - $1,000
Chrystal Brown, Nursing – Enhancing Technology in Health Care - $5,018.99
Original source can be found here.