6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Percussion Concert
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM TX State Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM TX State Solo
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CHS Graduation
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM CISD Board of Trustees workshop
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM NSpire Calculator Training Grades 7-12
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM CISD Board of Trustees Meeting
Cy & Jimmye Henson Memorial Scholarship
Cy & Jimmye both received their Master of Science from Oklahoma State University (formally OK A&M).
Cy played football and baseball for OSU. During his college years, he won 1st place at the Penn State Relays in the 100-yard dash & 2nd place at the University of Texas Relays. His junior year, he signed with the Detroit Tigers to play baseball, however, he never got to play. Cy joined the US military and was a fighter pilot in the US Army Air Force during WW II. While living here in Corsicana, he was active in the Tiger Booster Club and coached summer league baseball teams.
Jimmye was a public school educator & administrator for a total of 42 years, with 26 of those years here with the CISD, mostly at CHS. She was a member & held offices in the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Corsicana Educators Association & the Kinsloe House.
Upon their death, their two sons, CHS graduates, Dr. Wm T. Henson, class of ’65, & James R. Henson, class of ‘67, established a memorial scholarship emulating the best of their parents’ lives. This act of generosity honors their parents, & the contributions they made to this community, their dedication to education, & this school district.
Today’s presentation is a formal recognition of another whose excellence has been reflected both in this community & throughout his CISD career. This student has demonstrated leadership & proficiency both academically & in extra-curricular arenas, as well as, abroad. He has chosen to continue his academic excellence pursuing a career in music at Navarro College, transferring to North Texas State University. Cy & Jimmye’s family proudly presents The 2015 Cy & Jimmye Henson Memorial Scholarship to Zane Wilchar.
Information for 2016 Corsicana High School Graduates
*Updated 5/11/2016, Practice times have changed.
CHS FFA Competes at the State Level
The Corsicana High School FFA Career Development teams recently competed at the state level. Sheila Garcia, Anna Yates, Reagan Chaney and Sarah Hoffman paced 1st in the FFA District contest and then moved on to represent CHS at the State Range Contest. These young ladies spent many hours preparing for this contest and represented Corsicana well. The Corsicana FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team placed 6th in the State Agricultural Mechanics Contest at Sam Houston State University. The top 30 teams in the state battled for the top 10 placings. We are proud of these Tigers!
CHS Athletes Claire Vadasy, Trevor Nolen, Teleia Braziel and Carly Cates from Corsicana High School were honored at the FCA Victory Bowl Induction Ceremony. Devarius Colbert was selected as a representative for football. He was on a college visit and was not able to attend the ceremony. Corsicana High School Varsity Softball coach Elizabeth Collier was selected to coach the softball Victory Bowl game.
FCA Central Texas All-star games pull graduated seniors from the 12 county area the Heart of Texas FCA Coverage area. The games are scheduled for this summer. Corsicana is honored to have these student-athletes represent CHS.
Career Mentoring Sessions
Corsicana High School and the YMCA program is proud to present a series of career mentoring lunch sessions for Corsicana High School students. Beginning in mid-January students will be offered the opportunity to meet during lunch to enjoy a session about a focused career. Students will learn about the career and be able to ask questions of the mentor concerning occupational opportunities. Mr. Greg Peters is the first mentor scheduled to meet with the students. Mr. Peters is a retired Engineer from ExxonMobil that will be doing the four STEM presentations. His first session will be January 27th.
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