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Collin College Students Participate In Nasa Program

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Three Collin College students recently traveled to NASA’s Johnson Space Center to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Jon Parker Brooks and Kyla Reedy, both of McKinney, and Lucia Cisneros of The Colony were three of 348 community college students from across the country selected to be part of NCAS. The four-day visit to the Johnson …

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Elementary Teams Dominate Statewide Academic Competition

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Student teams from Frisco ISD elementary schools took four of the top five places in the Lone Star Challenge (LSC), a statewide academic competition for students in grades 4-6. The team from Borchardt Elementary finished second overall, with students from Anderson, Riddle and Isbell elementary schools coming in third, fourth and fifth, respectively. Teams from Ashley, Sparks, McSpedden and Comstock …

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Heritage BPA Students Bring Home Gold from National Conference

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Four students from Heritage High School placed first in the nation at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference, with four other FISD students finishing in the top ten. The Global Marketing Team of Taha Ahmed, Mahim Nalluri, DoYoung Jung and Keerthi Pasham brought home gold medals from the competition held earlier this month in Orlando. Business Professionals …

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 Collin College Names Spring Dean’s List

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May 30, 2017 – Collin College named the following students to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Each achieved a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.99 while completing at least 12 credit hours. The Dean’s List includes: Out of State Students Justin Foster – Searcy, Ark. Megan Good – Tucson, Ariz. Sabrina Shamy – Cooper City, Fla. An Duong – Lutz, Fla. …

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Collin College Names Spring President’s List

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May 30, 2017 – Collin College announced its President’s List for the spring 2017 semester. To qualify for this distinction, each student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework and maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average in that coursework. The President’s List includes: Out of State Students Raymond Daniel – Sherwood, Ark. Tiffani Holman – Wichita, Kan. Pawan Khadka – Columbus, Miss. Abigail Distel – Findlay, Ohio …

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FISD Engineering Program Encourages Problem Solving

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Engineers are always looking to identify a problem and solve it – even if they are still in high school. Garver Engineering, Planning and Environmental Services of Frisco partnered with Frisco ISD’s Project Lead the Way (PTLW) engineering program to do just that – encourage future engineers to recognize problems and find solutions. The engineering firm worked with the Frisco …

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Wakeland High School Advances to Regional Baseball Finals

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The Wakeland High School baseball team advanced to the regional finals of the baseball playoffs after a very competitive series with Cleburne High School in the regional semifinals. Games one and two were decided by only one run. Wakeland won the first game 4-3, with Cleburne coming back winning game two 7-6. Game three was all Wakeland, as Wyatt Marr …

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In Memory of Sue Wilson Stafford

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Sue Wilson Stafford, school namesake and beloved FISD educator who retired this month after 48 years of teaching, 38 of those in Frisco ISD, died Wednesday, May 24 at her home in Frisco. A visitation will be held Friday, May 26 from 6 to 8 PM at Stafford Middle School. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 27 at …

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Collin College Board Of Trustees Members Sworn In

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May 24, 2017 ­– Four Collin College Trustees took their oaths of office in a short ceremony during the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting, May 23.   Fred Moses, newly elected in Place 1, is a local businessman and founder of Telecom Electric Supply Company. His leadership and board experience includes the Collin College President’s Circle, the Plano Chamber of Commerce, …

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Frisco ISD-TV Celebrates Nine Years of Excellence

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Frisco ISD-TV producers and their families celebrated season nine of the District’s popular student-produced media program at an end-of-year spotlight event on May 17. Dressed up and enjoying an evening of splendor for their annual Frisco ISD Media Technology Showcase, the students each showed one of their favorite video pieces and also had the joy of their instructor Eva Coleman …