Sixty-one seniors at North Lamar High School have chosen the Texas Scholars program that is designed to motivate students to complete a more rigorous course of study required to earn the state Recommended Program Seal. The program emphasizes college prep courses in mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, foreign language, fine arts, speech, technology applications and PE/Heath. Course grade requirements are 70+ or better, with an emphasis on better. A recognition luncheon and ceremony sponsored by the Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry was cancelled due to COVID-19 .
North Lamar Texas Scholars for 2020, beginning with the top row, are: Elizabeth Barnes, Allie Blount, Chloe Blount, Henry Brown, Jaythan Brownfield, William Carr, Celina Cervantes, Aiven Cobey, Kaitlyn Conlin, Cade Conway and Kenley Coston; second row, Riley Cregg, Armani Davis, Karlie Dawes, Colleen Dawson, Amanda Dean, Trinity Dority, Kobey Emeyabbi, Garrick Felsberg, Jaden Franklin and Sean Gist; third row, Avery Gurley, Ginny Haley, Dylan Halliday, Connor Healey, Reyna Hildreth, Symphony Hill, Catherine Hodgkiss, Jerika Johnson, Ethan Jones and Hudson Jones; fourth row, Conner Kennedy, Kloe Kueckelham, Ashlyn Leonard, Alexis McDonald, Harmony McKinney, Christi Miles, Reese Mobley, Julian Nava, Jerron Newberry and Jaxon Noble; fifth row, Jackson Nottingham, James Odie, Harrison Perry, Krista Pescalia, Maci Pointer, Mandie Leigh Posey, Jaycie Proctor, Cooper Rast, Ashlyn Reavis and Beau Rember; and bottom row, Rachel Rogers, Stoney Shelton, Caleb Spencer, Mason Stephens, Toby Thompson, Chance Thornton, James Tran, Matthew Vukcevich, Kayla Whitaker and Laney Young.