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TWU chapter wins
third consecutive TCEC award
The Texas Woman’s University Student Council for Exceptional
Children was named Outstanding Chapter by the Texas Council
for Exceptional Children (TCEC) at its annual conference June
16-18 in Houston. It is the third consecutive year the TWU
chapter has won the award.
took real pride in it,” said Dr. Lloyd Kinnison, TWU
professor of teacher education. He and Dr. Carol Thomas, also
a professor of teacher education, serve as co-chairs of the
Criteria for the
award include participation in community activities as well
as attendance at the conference.
by the TWU chapter have included raising $1,200 through a
bake sale to provide books for students at Denton’s
Tomas Rivera Elementary School; conducting a school supply
drive for Rivera and Newton Rayzor elementary schools; collecting
food for the Denton Food Bank; and providing food for a local
family at Christmas. The group also began sending care packages
to U.S. troops in Afghanistan when Dr. Kinnison’s son
was stationed overseas. Though his son’s troop has returned,
Dr. Kinnison said, the TWU chapter continues to send packages
to another unit overseas.
The Texas Council
for Exceptional Children is a non-profit organization that
supports the national Council for Exceptional Children in
advocating for students with disabilities and/or gifts and
talents and in supporting those who serve this special population.
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