Cantrell awarded prestigous transfer scholarship

Alicia CantrellAlicia Cantrell, a student at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC), is one of just 47 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

This highly competitive national scholarship will provide up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete her bachelors degrees. Nearly 2,500 students applied for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship this year. For more information about this outstanding student, see the May 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.