Wherever You Are, the TTU-K12 newsletter, brings you stories of student adventure and staff excellence. 
Whereever You Are TTU K-12 Newsletter
May 2021

Letter from the Superintendent

With the end of a typical academic semester comes much to cover in the news at TTU K-12. Justin Louder, interim superintendent, shares some of the good news.

Featured Stories

Siblings Abound in TTU K-12

All four of the Smith sisters doing schoolwork at a table.
Three of the Smith sisters are enrolled in TTU K-12's full-time program.
At last count, TTU K-12 had 112 sets of siblings enrolled full-time, totaling 248 students! We talked with two families about how that’s working for them.
Little Sister Makes Three
The Four Smith Sisters
News and Events
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Texas Tech’s 60th Masked Rider is TTU K-12 Alumna

On April 24 Ashley Adams was named Texas Tech University’s 60th Masked Rider, a dream of hers since she was a little girl! Ashley is Texas Tech High School Class of 2014 and also a three-time recipient of our TTU K-12 scholarship to Texas Tech.

A large group of young men and woman stand beside one another in three rows as all wear a Texas Tech cap and gown

TTU High School Hosts Spring Commencement on May 22

Despite the challenges of the past year, students are reaching their goals on their educational journey.

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TTU K-12 Teacher is a Finalist for National Teaching Award

In the first year of the eDynamic Learning Career Compass Awards, Jeanye Wester is a finalist among only 20 across the country.

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Superintendent Featured on Statewide Podcast

Raise Your Hand Texas interviewed Justin Louder, interim superintendent, about the future of virtual and remote education in Texas. Take a listen!

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Applications OPEN for Competitive Scholarships to Texas Tech

Reminder! Graduates of TTU K-12's high school program are eligible to apply for competitive scholarships to Texas Tech University!

A group of students in various kayaks row down a river outdoors.

TTU K-12 Academic Summer Camp Call for Registrations

If you’re a student interested in TTU K-12’s summer camp experience, let us know now!

Staff Spotlights
A young girl wearing a yellow cap and yellow shirt with a tennis racket on her back smiles and hold a small round pin in her left hand.

Student Didn’t Have to Adjust Much to Schooling in Pandemic

A student in our elementary school since kindergarten, Tenlee and her family already had the home curriculum down pat when the pandemic struck.

A young woman stands between a younger man to her right and an older man to her left as all three stand indoors between a desk and a Texas Tech flag.

Brazil Senior Rises to Challenge of Concurrent Diploma Program

International student Giulia finds herself skillfully balancing both her Brazilian and American curricula.

Instructor Spotlight

Valerie Scott

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ASL teacher Valerie Scott delights in claiming her students as her kids.

Staff Spotlight

Shelley Jackson

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Shelley Jackson works to foster an environment of learning for all students to succeed.
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