Kylie Benavidez (right), a Kilgore College student from Tatum, accepted the second Summer $ix $1,000 scholarship from KC President Dr. Brenda Kays this week.

The Kilgore College Foundation awarded the second-of-six “Summer $ix” scholarships today to Kylie Benavidez.

Benavidez, a 2020 graduate of Tatum High School, plans to take dance and business administration classes at KC. She is also trying out in July for the Rangerettes.

The “Summer $ix” registration campaign gives students who register to KC during the week a chance to win one-of-six $1,000 scholarships.

The KC Foundation will present four more $1,000 weekly scholarships to students (who enrolled during the previous week) for fall 2020 classes.

A student’s name will be drawn at random every Monday through July 20 to win the $1,000 scholarship.

Students can register for KC classes in-person, online through AccessKC (current students), through a virtual advising appointment or via a Ranger Registration session.

To register for an in-person Ranger Registration session, visit

If remote advising and registration is preferred, call (903) 983-8206 to schedule a telephone/video conference.

Summer II begins July 6 and runs through Aug. 6. The fall semester at KC begins Aug. 24.

For more information on academic advising and registration for classes, visit

To receive a Summer $ix scholarship, general scholarship eligibility criteria must be met to include registering for a minimum of 12 semester credit hours per each long semester and maintaining a 2.5 GPA for second semester award. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded as $500 in the Fall 2020 semester and $500 in the Spring 2021 semester.

KC scholarships are non-refundable, so there is no cash back to students who do not fully utilize the award. For more information on scholarship requirements, visit


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