DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032918)ODESSA COLLEGE RECEIVES $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP DONATION

ODESSA, TEXAS/MARCH 29, 2018 – ODESSA COLLEGE AND CHEVRON CELEBRATED THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH A 10,000 DOLLAR DONATION PRESENTED BY THE CHEVRON MCBU LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT TEAM OPERATIONS RECRUITER.

(DR. DIANE CARRASCO, DEAN OF CAREER-TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION, ODESSA COLLEGE)

“A CHECK FOR 10,000 DOLLARS SERVES AS SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR OUR STUDENTS IN THE INSTRUMENTATION-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY PROGAM.”

THIS SCHOLARSHIP DONATION BY CHEVRON IS VERY IMPORTANT TO STUDENTS THAT ARE STRUGGLING TO COMPLETE OR COME TO COLLEGE DUE TO FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS.THIS SCHOLARSHIP WILL HELP PAY TUITION, BOOKS AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS THE STUDENTS NEED TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM.

(DR. DIANE CARRASCO, DEAN OF CAREER-TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION, ODESSA COLLEGE)

“CHEVRON WOULD LIKE THE ABILITY TO BE ABLE TO GROW OUR OWN WITHIN THE COMMUNITY AND SO, THIS TYPE OF DONATION PROVIDES THAT ACCESS TO STUDENTS TO BE ABLE TO ENTER THE PROGRAM AND THEN HAVE US DEVELOP AND HELP OUR STUDENTS WITH THOSE SKILLS, SO THEY CAN BE READY FOR THE WORKFORCE.”

THE CHEVRON INSTRUMENTATION SCHOLARSHIP HAS THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA FOR STUDENTS TO RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIPS:

MUST BE AN INSTRUMENTATION MAJOR OR SEEKING A CERTIFICATE IN INSTRUMENTATION, MUST MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OVERAL GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 2.5, MUST HAVE A 3.0 OR HIGHER GPA IN THEIR INSTRUMENTATION COURSES.

(DR. DIANE CARRASCO, DEAN OF CAREER-TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION, ODESSA COLLEGE)

“THIS PARTNERSHIP WITH CHEVRON ALLOWS US TO HAVE THE EQUIPMENT, THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY THAT’S NECESSARY, THE LEARNING SPACES THAT THE STUDENTS LEARN IN, SO THAT THEY HAVE AN ACTUAL HANDS ON AND REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE, BEFORE THEY ENTER BEFORE THEY ENTER THE WORKFORCE.”

THE INSTRUMENTATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS ARE $500 DOLLARS PER SEMESTER, AND THE DONATION WILL ALLOW ODESSA COLLEGE TO AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS TO 20 STUDENTS.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera