From left: 9th Grade Counselor, Angela Lewis; 9th Grade Success Coach, Kristy Bush; Angelina College Staff: Krista Brown & Elizabeth Quintanilla; Lufkin ECHS Director, Ty Cauthen

The Lufkin Early College High School Class of 2026 took a big step into the future as they submitted their applications to Angelina College. The 9th Grade Success Coach, Kristy Bush, along with ECHS Office staff Director Ty Cauthen, Success Coach Amy Anderson, and Administrative Assistant Monique Martinez, lead groups of students through the detailed process of applying.

“It is extremely exciting to assist our students taking the first of many steps toward entering their first college class in the Spring semester, said Dr. Ty Cauthen, ECHS Director. “Angelina College was able to join in this exciting event and even gave away door prizes for students to receive some awesome Roadrunner gear.”

Early College High Schools (ECHS) enable students to earn their high school diploma and up to two years of college credits simultaneously. To find out more, click here.