TCC Observes Juneteenth with Events across the College

The federal holiday, Juneteenth, celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans on the anniversary of the original order, which occurred on June 19, 1865.

TCC is hosting several events in observance of the holiday.  They include:

Juneteenth Celebration
Wednesday, June 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
TCC Northwest
NW05, First Floor Lobby
4801 Marine Creek Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76179

Please join Student Activities, the Intercultural Network, and African American Student Organization for a grab-and-go Juneteenth Celebration. Students will be able to pick up goodie bags with information, calendars and t-shirts.

Juneteenth Celebration 2023
Thursday, June 15
TCC South, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m.
SSTU South Student Center, SSTU 1114 | Dining Hall and SPAC Patio
5301 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Juneteenth is a time for reflecting on our collective history as a nation.  We have a responsibility to show that history in our communities and understand it.

Juneteenth Program | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | SSTU Dining Hall

  • Opening Ceremony: Expression of Praise and Steppers on Pointe
  • Guest Emcee: Greg Fields, Meteorologist, WFAA TV
  • Keynote Speaker: Constable Robert McGinty, Precinct 2, Arlington

Lunch will be served immediately after the program.

Concert on the Lawn | 6 – 9 p.m.| Patio in front of SPAC

  • Featuring The Melodic Reflection Band
  • Special guest violinist Armond Vance

 Juneteenth Northeast – Kaleidoscope: Reflections of Freedom

Thursday, June 15

5:15 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Program
TCC Northeast
NSTU Northeast Student Center, 1615 Center Corner
828 W. Harwood Road, Hurst, TX 76054

Join us for the 6th Annual Juneteenth Northeast, a commemoration of the emancipation of slavery in the United States. Outstanding performances of music, art, and dance, scholarship presentations, and more! Please RSVP by emailing Cara Walker at We look forward to seeing you!

Hosted by Tarrant County College Northeast Campus and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.- North Central Texas Alumnae Chapter.

TCC Connect Juneteenth Scholarship Contest

TCC Connect is holding a competition to honor Juneteenth. Open to any student enrolled in at least one TCC Connect class in the fall, the top three winners will receive scholarships ranging from $125 to $200.

Students are requirement to submit a project that depicts their understanding of Juneteenth. They should consider what does this federal holiday mean to them and those around them.

Project requirements and submission instructions:

2023 Juneteenth Scholarship Contest Submissions (

The deadline to submit is noon on 6/30/23. Winners will be announced on the Juneteenth Sway site and on July 20 at SummerFest.

For more information, contact:

Matthew Taylor

In addition to these events, in honor of Juneteenth, TCC offices will be closed Monday, June 19. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, June 20, at 7:30 a.m.