Texarkana College to Host Two Donor Presentations


December 16, 2014 | Texarkana College will host two donor presentations on December 17, 2014 starting at 10 am.


Check Presentation towards the William T. and Sue Smith Scholarship Fund

December 16, 2014 | The Texarkana College Foundation will host a check presentation to commemorate the seventh $2,500 payment toward the William T. Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. The presentation will take place in the lobby of the Texarkana College Administration Building at 2500 N. Robison Road. Trace Smith, son of William and Sue Smith, will present the check.

With this donation, the scholarship will be close to $20,000 and rapidly reaching endowed status. Once the scholarship is fully endowed, awards will provide greater access for female students who dream of returning to college to seek a better future.

For additional information or to make a donation, please contact Katie Andrus at (903) 823-3125 katie.andrus@texarkanacollege.edu or Kayla Fleming at (903) 823-3059 kayla.fleming@texarkanacollege.edu.


Gregg Orr Auto Gifts Kia Cars to Texarkana College 

Gregg Orr Auto will donate two 2014 Kia Soul Exclaim vehicles to the Texarkana College Foundation at a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Career Education Center off College Drive. The cars, worth roughly $50,000, will serve as a teaching tool in Texarkana College’s Automotive Technology program.

Richard Conant, Gregg Orr Auto service manager, coordinated the vehicle donation, working closely with Chris Besser from Kia corporate. Conant and Besser, along with Larry Coker, Gregg Orr Auto President of Operations; Thomas Orr, Gregg Orr Auto Vice President of Operations; and David Ramsey, Gregg Orr Auto General Manager will attend the ceremony. Kia corporate representatives Lyle Stursma, and Cor Valstar will also attend the event.

The new Kia Souls are filled with top-of-the-line technology that will enable Texarkana College students in the automotive program to graduate with the knowledge and skills they need to contribute and compete in the local job market.

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