Thursday, April 18, 2019
Horatio State Bank believes in our future educators, according to Horatio school officials. As part of the #TeachArkansas and #ARSigningWeek2019 campaign, Ned Hendrix, Todd and Liz Trimble hosted a luncheon with Horatio High School seniors who plan to become educators. Pictured left to right…
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
De Queen High School senior Angeles Rojas has been awarded a $10,000 Horatio Alger Scholarship. She is the daughter of Liliana Duran Anaya and Jose M Rojas. She is a member of Show Choir, National Honor Society, FCCLA, Cross Country and Archery.Rojas plans to earn a Doctoral Degree in Psychology.
De Queen High School senior Sadie Trevino has received an in-state tuition waiver valued at $60,000 and a $16,000 Wentz Housing Scholarship from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.
Monday, April 15, 2019
UA Cossatot selected 10 students from various UA Cossatot student organizations to attend a student leadership retreat on April 5-6 at the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in Columbus. The leadership retreat included different leadership courses and team building ac…
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Horatio Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, April 8 in the administration building with all members present.
Nine De Queen High School seniors recently earned the Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy was first adopted by California in 2011, and as of today, 36 states, including Arkansas, and Washington D.C., have adopted the Seal of Biliteracy.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education announced the 17 winning teams from the All-Region Coding Competition that took place on March 14 at 15 regional contests around the state.
UA Cossatot hosted a women’s self-defense workshop from March 25 through March 29 on the De Queen campus offering women the chance to learn tips, pointers, and advice, about self-defense tactics.
Monday, April 08, 2019
Sinai Trejo, De Queen High School valedictorian, has received a freshman award of $63,000 from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y..
UA Cossatot announced that summer and fall registration is now open for enrollment. Current UA Cossatot students can take part in early registration and sign up for classes a week early during the week of April 8 – April 12. Everyone can enroll in summer and fall classes at UA Cossatot start…
Saturday, April 06, 2019
UA Cossatot strives to promote causes that are important. April is National Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. To highlight, understand, and raise awareness of Autism, UA Cossatot encouraged its employees and students to wear blue in recognition of the day. The…
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
De Queen Senior Katelyn Patterson has been awarded the $80,000 Baylor Presidential Gold Scholarship as well as a Baylor Need Based Scholarship worth $7,070 per semester.
On March 27, UA Cossatot hosted a blood drive at its Lockesburg campus. LifeShare Blood Center was in charge of the blood drive assisting those who chose to give blood.
De Queen Middle School March Good Citizens, left to right: Perry Nickerson, Brayan Morales, Jonathan Gomez, Elaina Rivas. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
The fall commencement ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.
Juan Martinez grew up in Sevier County, and continues to call Southwest Arkansas home. He enrolled in UA Cossatot’s welding program while in high school. After graduating from Horatio High School in 2015, Martinez continued his education at UA Cossatot and earned a technical certificate in w…
Open Textbook Network (OTN) presenters Michelle Reed and Jasmine Roberts led workshops for UA Cossatot faculty and OER partners at De Queen on March 15.
De Queen High School senior Sophie Gail Burke has been awarded the Distinguished Freshman Scholarship worth $46,000 and a $3,200 choir scholarship from Henderson State University.
Monday, April 01, 2019
Steve Chadwick, a senior at De Queen High School, was named student of the month by the De Queen Lions Club. Steve entered De Queen schools during his freshman year, after moving from Daytona Beach, Fla. He is an honor student, and as a junior, was a member of the Chess Club. Besides being a…
The De Queen Middle School Chess Team competed in the Ashdown Invitational Chess Tournament on March 27. Carson Prewett placed first overall in the seventh and eighth grade division. A total of 48 students competed in the tournament.
UA Cossatot Director of Educational Resources and OER Specialist Relinda Ruth was recently selected to serve on the Open Textbook Network (OTN) Steering Committee for a two-year term.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas alumni Rick and Marilyn Kays Markell of Hot Springs Village are assisting graduates from De Queen High School and Sevier County with the cost of their education at the U of A, thanks to a $100,000 scholarship gift. The Markell Family Advance Arkans…
Rosena Tinajero has been awarded an Arkansas Governor's Scholarship worth $40,000. She also earned the $40,000 ATU Board of Trustees Scholarship. Rose is a senior at De Queen High School and the daughter of Evaristo and Denise Pedraza. She is a member of Student Council, National Honor Socie…
Friday, March 29, 2019
Third grade students from De Queen Elementary School participated in a playground cleanup project. The project was initially started by a two students in Mrs. Williamson's 3rd grade class, Gabriel Martinez and Micah Irvan, who observed a lot of trash on the playground area while playing at r…
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
UA Cossatot held its first annual nursing skills competition for LPN nursing students on March 15. Approximately 51 LPN students and 10 nursing instructors participated in the event at the Adams Building on the De Queen campus. Students were able to select events at the competition. The even…
In 2017, Tyson Foods launched an internship program for college students in connection with the University of Arkansas Cossatot. Paid internship positions in refrigeration and maintenance were made available year-round to any UA Cossatot student enrolled in industrial technology courses with…
Monday, March 25, 2019
Noah Reed of De Queen was the 5A South Regional quiz bowl tournament MVP averaging 17.4 questions per game.
The De Queen quiz bowl team finished second in the 5A South Regionals Saturday, March 16. They now move on to state competition in Beebe on April 13.
The De Queen Battle of the Books team finished 3rd at the competition held Tuesday, March 12 at the De Queen/Mena Education System Cooperative. Pictured are Antonette Worthy, Anthony Sanchez, and Alexis Phillips.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
UA Cossatot joined the Save AR Students campaign to take on Opioid Awareness Week. Opioids are drugs that are both legal and illegal that can lead to substance abuse. This campaign is directed towards education and prevention of substance abuse throughout public institutions of higher educat…
Thursday, March 14, 2019
UA Cossatot Student Ambassadors traveled to Little Rock to observe, tour, and learn about state legislature responsibilities at the Capitol on Feb. 26. Student ambassador attendees included Alondra Galvez, JoAnna Martinez, Valerra Gomez, Jhamilex Hernandez, and student sponsor Wendy Garcia.
The Board of Visitors met at UA Cossatot’s Lockesburg campus to discuss and review recent and upcoming information. It was announced that 1,347 students enrolled in courses for the spring 2019 semester and of those students, 551 of them are concurrent high school students.
Noah Reed of De Queen was the 5A South Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament MVP, averaging 17.4 questions per game.
The De Queen Quiz Bowl team finished second in the 5A South Regionals Saturday. They now move on to state competition in Beebe on April 13.
De Queen Quiz Bowl team won the Murfreesboro Tournament on March 7.
LITTLE ROCK — Applications are now available to high school students for the summer Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camps. These two-week M*A*S*H camps will be offered at 35 different medical facilities throughout Arkansas and are designed to expose rising high-school ju…
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Richard Angeles (left) was recognized as March Student of the Month by the De Queen Rotary Club. Angeles is active in track, FFA, Quiz Bowl, robotics and engineering. After graduation, he plans to attend Arkansas Tech to pursue a nursing degree. Presenting his award is club President Dustin …
Friday, March 08, 2019
De Queen Middle School February Good Citizens: Heidi Bell Hardaway, Esmeralda Pacheco-Martinez, Luke Vance, David Beeney. Students that have demonstrated Good Citizenship (helpful to teachers and other students, no office referrals, etc.) are chosen at the end of each month.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
UA Cossatot hosted over 1,000 high school students from across the state at the 8th Annual Colts Classic FFA Career Development Event on Friday, Feb. 15. Students from all across the state gathered at the UA Cossatot Amphitheater for the welcome by Chancellor Dr. Steve Cole before dispersing…
Monday, March 04, 2019
UA Cossatot agriculture students attended the Arkansas FFA Alumni State Conference hosted at SAU in Magnolia on Jan. 18-19.
Friday, March 01, 2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Noah Reed finished third at the state History Bee held on the Episcopal Collegiate campus this last Saturday. De Queen’s History Bowl team finished fifth overall behind Little Rock Central, Fort Smith Southside, Episcopal Collegiate and Fayetteville.
De Queen Primary School has announced honor rolls for the first semester as follows: