Watch the #PanhandleGrad webcast here, 'Stories of Champions.'

Meet Your #AmGrad #PanhandleGrad 2015 Outstanding Educators

National Teacher of the Year, Shanna Peeples

National Teacher of the Year, Shanna Peeples

National Teacher of the Year, Shanna Peeples

Pat Mullin with Amarillo Public Library

Pat Mullin with Amarillo Public Library

Pat Mullin works with ESL and Citizenship classes at Amarillo Public Library.

Dr. Mike Bellah with Amarillo College

Dr. Mike Bellah with Amarillo College

Dr. Mike Bellah founded The Finishers, a student support group at Amarillo College.

Tim Bryant with Amarillo ISD

Tim Bryant with Amarillo ISD

Tim Bryant is the 2015 Amarillo ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year.

Resources

Resources

Resources

Check out the dozens of resources to help students graduate.

Watch Online

Watch Online

Check out interviews with Damon Lopez and Dr. Donna Beegle.

Student Video Contest

Student Video Contest

Check out the student submitted videos encouraging their friends to stay in school.

No Excuses University

No Excuses University

Doug Curry talks about how the No Excuses University program is helping kids graduate high school

Eveline Rivers

Eveline Rivers

Panhandle PBS Champion Eveline Rivers talks about the Sunshine Cottage

Snack Pack 4 Kids

Snack Pack 4 Kids

A look at Snack Pack 4 Kids.

Mentoring for Success

Mentoring for Success

Doug Curry talks about how mentoring students can help students succeed,

Panhandle Twenty/20

Panhandle Twenty/20

Anette Carlisle talks about how Panhandle Twenty/20 is helping with Educational Attainment.

The Future of Higher Ed

The Future of Higher Ed

Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart talks about the future of higher education.

American Graduate

March fundraiser roundup: Restaurant Roundup, EQTX Speakeasy, Celebration of Hope, more

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Make your reservations now for these spring fundraisers coming to you in the next month.

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Amarillo Opera to explore new territory with Lewis & Clark-inspired 'Dream of the Pacific'

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Amarillo Opera will celebrate the restless American spirit of exploration in this year's Family Chamber Opera Series entry.

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Discovery Center hopes to build stronger young minds with 3 new exhibits

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A trio of traveling exhibitions will challenge young minds at Don Harrington Discovery Center.

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Winter Entertainment Preview

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The winter months are burning up with fun. See what events, concerts, fundraisers and more are waiting for you through March.

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Play Here's Weekend Activity Picks for Oct. 13 and beyond

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Your weekend activity options run the gamut from mad scientists and marching bands to shooting cowboys and spooky houses. Read on for more details on all the fun.

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Play Here's Weekend Activity Picks for Oct. 6 and beyond

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Art, jazz, haunted houses and some "magic" (read: nearly naked) men: All this and more is headed your way this weekend through Oct. 13.

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Live and Let Spy: Discovery Center to open new espionage-themed exhibition

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With the Discovery Center's new exhibition, anyone can be a secret agent girl or boy.

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Texas Zoos Struggle to Limit Guns Under New Laws

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Zoos that want to limit firearms on their property are walking a legal tightrope under a pair of new Texas gun laws, and complaints have already been filed against zoos in Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth over their efforts to limit weapons on their grounds.

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Call it "Fisher Fatigue": To Students, Case is Old News

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It'll be just another Wednesday morning on campus at UT-Austin as lawyers in Washington D.C. argue over the school's admissions process before the U.S. Supreme Court. Past student interest in the case has drifted to other concerns.

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Birdwell Asks AG to Clarify Where Colleges Can Ban Handguns

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In an apparent effort to shut down talk of banning guns in college classrooms, state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, has asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to clarify where universities can prohibit handguns with the state's campus carry law goes into effect Aug. 1.

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