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HOPE at FPC

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines hope as: (1) a desire accompanied by expectation of belief in fulfillment. The Borger community has numerous businesses and organizations who help to give hope to area residents.  Phillips 66, Chevron Phillips, Nutrien, Solvay, United Supermarkets, Rotary, United Way, just to name a few.  One very helpful organization that is often…
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The Importance of FPC

This article is not about Frank Phillips College per se.  No, this commentary is regarding the importance of Foresight, Priorities, and Commitment. There should be no disagreement that foresight, priorities, and commitment are essential attributes to the success of any organization or community.  Recently the City of Perryton, the Perryton Community Development Corporation, the Perryton…
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It Was a Very Good Year

One of the songs Frank Sinatra made famous was “It Was a Very Good Year.”  As a new year has just begun it is often customary to reflect on successes or important events of the previous year.  Although the weather in January and February was frigid, the college 2021 spring semester was off to a…
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Frank Phillips Philanthropists

Philanthropy is an important part of the college mission. The success of many students to achieve their academic or career goals would be much more difficult without the generosity of our community partners. Fortunately, Frank Phillips College (FPC) is blessed with many individuals, businesses, and organizations that support the college and our students in numerous…
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A Pinnacle Panhandle Performance

To reach a pinnacle is to reach the highest or culminating point of success.  Such is the case with the academic accomplishments at Frank Phillips College (FPC). At a recent budget workshop, one FPC regent asked, “How does the administration, or the public in general, know if FPC is preparing our students to excel in…
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Health Matters

Some people think they need to lose weight but are not into exercise.  Their idea of exercise is lifting the fork from the plate to their mouth.  Not the best way to lose weight. Most, if not all, physicians highly recommend some type of physical exercise.  In fact, the Apostle Paul writes to Timothy in…
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