Sanger grad receives lineman scholarship
Jay Flippin, a recent graduate of Sanger High School, was selected as the recipient of the Be Someone Scholarship from Northwest Lineman Center.
The scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition and climbing tools for the electrical lineworker program for the upcoming fall semester.
Flippin will be officially recognized for the achievement during a ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday at the NLC campus, 5110 Dakota Lane in Denton. Coffee and snacks will be provided. State Rep. Lynn Stucky, R-Denton, will be in attendance, as well as representatives of Workforce of North Central Texas and campus staff.
For more information, visit www.lineman.edu or call 940-514-8377.
New elementary school will open in August
Growth across the state has not overlooked Denton County. Northwest ISD, which straddles the borders between Wise, Tarrant and Denton counties, will open its 19th elementary school in August.
Lance Thompson Elementary will be located in Denton County near Northlake.