Archive for Community

Six Apaches inducted into Circle of Honor

Jul 17, 2013

Tyler Junior College recognized a new group of inductees into the TJC Sports Circle of Honor during an awards luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 16. The 2013 inductees were: Ivory Lee Brown, football, 1988-89 Ike Forte, football, 1973-74Mandy Nall, tennis, 1987-89 Scott Stewart, tennis, 1987-89 Terry Stillabower, basketball, 1964-66 Delton Wright, football coach, 1981-95 Donning their […]

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TJC Dental Hygiene Department establishes scholarship in honor of Dr. Glen Dyer

Dec 14, 2012

The Tyler Junior College Department of Dental Hygiene faculty and staff were inspired by Dr. Glen C. Dyer’s passion for teaching students and serving the dental community. Upon hearing about Dr. Dyer’s intentions to retire, the dental hygiene faculty and staff gave to establish the Dr. Glen Dyer Endowed Scholarship for Dental Hygiene in honor […]

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Coach Peterson surprised with tennis endowment established in his name

Dec 14, 2012

After learning about Coach John E. Peterson’s retirement, the TJC tennis teams, his former students, colleagues, friends, family and the Tyler tennis community came together to surprise him with the establishment of an endowed scholarship during a dinner in his honor in September. The tennis coaches and former players set a fundraising goal of $10,000 […]

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Cathryn P. Cates inspires new award of excellence scholarship

Dec 14, 2012

The Tyler Junior College Biological and Physical Sciences department faculty established an award of excellence in honor of Cathryn Patterson Cates, a former biology faculty member. Each year, the TJC Biological Sciences faculty and Cathryn Cates will recognize a student that has excelled in Biological Sciences courses with the Dale and Cathryn Cates Award of […]

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Endowment celebrates J.W. Johnson’s passion for music, life and learning

Dec 14, 2012

Alumni of TJC’s Harmony & Understanding and friends of the College gave generously to establish the Harmony and Understanding Heritage Endowment, which provides ongoing funding for Harmony & Understanding to continue to entertain local, statewide, national and international audiences. When the Harmony alumni group held their 40th anniversary reunion last year, they accepted a challenge […]

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Powells establish new endowment for scholarships

Dec 14, 2012

Dr. Paul W. and Cathy A. Powell, longtime pastor and wife, established a scholarship endowment that benefits deserving Tyler Junior College students for years to come. The Paul W. and Cathy A. Powell Endowed Scholarship will provide one scholarship each year to a full-time student pursing an associate’s degree. The recipient can use the scholarship […]

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Bowers named first recipient of Bullard Rotary Club Annual Scholarship

Dec 14, 2012

Andre Bowers is the first recipient of the Bullard Rotary Club Annual Scholarship, established through the Tyler Junior College Foundation. Bowers, a 2012 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, is a freshman in the TJC Automotive Technology program. As part of the scholarship criteria, the recipient must have participated in their high […]

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Norman named first recipient of Mary Payne Lowe Apache Belle Scholarship

Dec 14, 2012

Mary Payne Lowe adored her years as a Tyler Junior College Apache Belle from 1960 to 1962. This fall, she and her fellow members from those years celebrated their 50th anniversary on the Apache Belle line. To honor her time on TJC’s famed precision dance team, Mrs. Lowe and her husband Dick, who live in […]

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25th TJC Foundation Golf Tournament sets record for scholarship funds

Dec 14, 2012

There are expected terms heard on the golf course, like bogie, hole-in-one, sand trap and mulligan. The 25th anniversary Tyler Junior College Foundation scholarship golf tournament featured others too, such as excellence, ultrasound, sign language, record breaking and building the future. A record 30 teams participated in the Sept. 6 tournament at Hollytree Country Club […]

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Tour for the Cure brings out fitness enthusiasts for breast cancer awareness, health programs

Jul 20, 2012

Before the sun began to creep over the rim of Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium and cascade across colorful petals at the Tyler Rose Garden, dozens of fitness enthusiasts were gathering, stretching and anticipating a special day. Some drove from as far as the San Antonio area to participate in a first for TJC, and […]

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