Catherine Athey Eastern Star Memorial Scholarship available to Coastal Bend College students on Beeville Campus

The Catherine Athey Eastern Star Memorial Scholarship will be given to a Coastal Bend College student over multiple semesters. The $400 per semester scholarship will be awarded to the recipient for up to two years. To be eligible to apply, applicants must: be currently enrolled on the Beeville Campus; have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and be able to retain that average for two years; and be currently enrolled in a workforce program. The application deadline is Sept. 9, 2011 at 5 p.m. Scholarship applications must be turned in to the Financial Aid Office, located in the R.W. Dirks Building (V). For more information, call the Financial Aid Office at (361) 354-2432 or

Scholarship donors honor CBC graduate

The family of the late William R. Dobson III donated a plaque to the college to commemorate eight years of art scholarships in the name of the Coastal Bend College graduate.

SEARCHers plan national parks tour

An information meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 11 a.m. to noon at Coastal Bend College Lott-Canada Facility, located at 900 West Corpus Christi St. (Hwy 59 W) in Beeville. A slide show about features of the trip will be shown during the meeting. Please RSVP for the meeting by calling (361) 362-2633 or stopping by CBC Lott-Canada Facility.

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) Scholarship Program 2010-2011

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is accepting scholarship applications until Nov. 15. AAHD's mission is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness in people with disabilities and identify effective intervention strategies that reduce health disparities between people with disabilities and the general population. AAHD accomplishes its mission through research, education and advocacy at the national, state and community level. Please email Roberta Carlin, AAHD Executive Director at or call (301) 545-6140 Ext. 206 for more information.

TRiO students earn scholarships for college

Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) recently awarded scholarships to the following high school graduates: Iris Arismendez and Mario Garcia of Alice High School; Melissa Chapa and Sarah Trevino of Ben Bolt High School. The students were all participants in Coastal Bend College – Alice Campus TRiO program.