The U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier this week that San Jacinto College, in partnership with Brazosport College and Lee College, have been awarded more than $4.7 million for training workers in the petrochemical and energy industries.
Travis Tibbitt Deer Park High School class of 1995 was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant of Marines on March 1, 2010. He entered into the Marine Corps on Sept 18, 1995. Pictured are his wife, Leslie Carey Tibbitt (DPHS Class of 1997), Tibbitt and their son Aidan Tibbitt 6 years old.
Marvin Angel, an exemplary automotive technology student at San Jacinto College, recently received the prestigious Jack Smith scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship is administered through the Automotive Youth Educational Systems, a national organization that coordinates educational partnerships between manufactures, dealers, high schools and colleges.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at San Jacinto College will offer a public workshop that provides guidelines for creating and maintaining Web site content.
The Continuing and Professional Development division of San Jacinto College is offering a free information session about the Alternative Teacher Certification program, which provides the opportunity to become a certified teacher in the state of Texas.
San Jacinto College and LeTourneau University have entered into an articulation agreement to allow students to pursue bachelor's degrees that stem from SJC programs.
Texas employers can receive monetary incentives for hiring unemployed workers under a two-year, $15 million program promoted by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and funded by the Legislature last session. Texas Back to Work offers employers wage subsidies for hiring qualified out-of-work Texans, the Texas Workforce Commission announced recently.
Air Force Airman Jesse Villarreal graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Citizens to have easier access to reports, more on OSSI
The Deer Park Police Department recently joined a consortium of law enforcement agencies that operates by sharing the same police specific software. The consortium includes La Porte, League City, Webster and Friendswood, among others.
When students walk into Diane Gordon's language arts class, they know they are walking into the most challenging class of the day. They will also walk in knowing they are loved, encouraged and respected by their teacher. Recently, KHOU Channel 11 as the top teacher recognized Gordon on the station's Top 11 Houston-area Teachers list. Gordon, a teacher at Deer Park Junior High, is in her 35th year of teaching.
On Sunday, March 21, Deer Park United Methodist Church will host daily columnist/humorist, Jonathan Richard Cring and master musician Janet Clazzy. The performances are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and feature music and monologue, including readings from Cring's book Digging for Gold (in the rule) with original musical tunes performed by Clazzy on the oboe and WX-5 Wind Machine.
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