Willbros Construction in George West, Rock Water Energy Solutions in Alice, and Cameron International in Corpus Christi sent employees to Coastal Bend College recently for oil and gas industry basic orientation. The course was taught by Terry Kirkpatrick, a safety trainer and consultant with over 23 years of experience in the industry.
Coastal Bend College oil and gas students Sean Smith and Walter Richardson, both of Beeville, recently returned from a four-day workshop in Houston. A $2,500 stipend, paid by Weatherford, made it possible for two CBC students. The company plans to send two to four CBC students to the four-day class each year.
After an extensive national search, the Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees announced five presidential finalists on Wednesday, Feb. 29. The list of presidential finalists, in alphabetical order, are:
Coastal Bend College will hold commencement on May 13 at 7 p.m. on the main campus in Beeville. Degree- and certificate-earning students from campuses in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton will participate in the outdoor ceremony. CBC Main Campus is located at 3800 Charco Road in Beeville, Texas.
Almost 700 middle school and high school musicians came together in Alice to take part in the 9th Annual Dia Del Mariachi Group and Vocal Competition at Alice High School. The UIL-sanctioned competition was hosted by Coastal Bend College and Alice High School.