Lamar State campuses in Port Arthur, Orange receive grants to up training in high-demand occupations

Lamar State College Port Arthur President Dr. Betty Reynard welcomes a crowd to the grand opening of the CDL Education & Examination Center in July...

September 17, 2023
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Lamar State College Port Arthur President Dr. Betty Reynard welcomes a crowd to the grand opening of the CDL Education & Examination Center in July. (Natalie Picazo/The News) AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott announced 16 Jobs and Education for Texans grants totaling more than $4.1 million have been awarded to 11 schools across Southeast Texas and the Panhandle by the Texas Workforce Commission. The grants support career and technical education training programs by helping schools purchase and install equipment to initially train 1,246 students for high-demand occupations as plumbers, transportation workers, nurses, welders, diesel mechanic specialists and more.

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