While we pride ourselves in being a sustainable campus, other schools in the Irving community like Lady Bird Johnson Middle School promote sustainability in unique ways. The NLC Phi Theta Kappa students toured the middle school facility and learned about various sustainable methods.
Ojaswee is amongst 75 community college students from a competitive nationwide pool who were awarded. The Cooke scholarship is the largest private scholarship that funds students who have strong records of academic achievement shown by grades, leadership skills, awards, outstanding service to others and perseverance in the face of adversity.
Anh Tran, a North Lake alumnus, is leading a team of friends and North Lake grads in a bid to win NASA’s Micro-g NExT design competition. They are, as Tran says, “the ultimate underdogs”: NLC is one of just two community colleges in the contest, and none of the teammates were engineering students when they submitted their design. But this month Tran and his friends traveled to Houston to test a prototype, and they’re feeling confident.
Over two years at NLC, Tyler Huynh recovered his sense of purpose and set himself on a career path. This May, Huynh graduated with an associate of science degree, a concentration in sustainability studies, and plans to study environmental engineering at Southern Methodist University in the fall.