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The Galveston Ball High School Student Art Exhibition opens on April 4, 2017, in the Galveston College Fine Arts Gallery. There will be a reception for the students and parents from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. in the gallery on the third floor of the Fine Arts building at the 4015 Avenue Q main campus of Galveston College.

Ball High teacher Michael Dudas has been named a Regional Teacher of the Year by Magnet Schools of America (MSA), the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. This award annually recognizes exemplary magnet school teachers from MSA’s eight regions who demonstrate instructional excellence in the classroom and outstanding leadership in their school and community. Region V includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Texas.

A new marketing piece by Galveston County’s Economic Development Department aims to attract new industry to the area by focusing on an outstanding quality of life and ample business opportunity.

The video is a compilation of Galveston County’s many attributes that might appeal to businesses looking for a new location in areas such as workforce, education, transportation, infrastructure and an abundance of shovel-ready sites.

On Monday, March 20th, 2017, the Galveston College Whitecaps softball team presented Coach Ken Delcambre with his 700th victory, the win came in the second game of a doubleheader sweep against Neosho County Community College, KS by a score of 6 to 1. The Whitecaps inaugural season began in February 1999 with a record of 23 wins and 21 losses, since then the teams have had 17 more consecutive winning seasons.

 

The Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund (PEF) has awarded $500,000.00 in continued support for Galveston College Foundation’s (GCF) Universal Access Scholarship (UA) and an additional $100,000.00 to establish a Non-Tuition Educational Expenses Resource. In large part, this grant was awarded due to the fact that over the last five years, the average of 90 new universal access scholars are retained, graduate, and enter the workforce earlier than many of their peers as they now have fewer financial barriers to their success.

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