|Petroleum Program Proves to be Win-Win for Students and Chevron|
Recently, Heather Lott, MCA O&M Recruiter for Chevron Midcontinent Operations, Mike Milliorn, Chevron Operations Supervisor, and several trainers from Chevron’s Carthage office met with students and faculty from Panola College’s Petroleum Technology program.
They were on campus to meet with second year students to discuss employment opportunities that are currently available. Later, faculty and students joined Dr. Gregory Powell, President of Panola College, Dr. Joe Shannon, Vice President of Instruction, and Dr. Van Patterson, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, in thanking these representatives for the financial support provided by the Chevron Corporation.
“We are grateful to Chevron for their generosity,” said Dr. Patterson. “The $40,000 that Chevron donated allowed us to provide $10,000 in scholarships to students with true financial need and $30,000 to help meet the needs of the Petroleum Technology program. It is important that the program continue to graduate highly trained students who are in demand by companies such as Chevron. In a presentation by Heather Lott, I learned that Chevron recruits new employees from numerous locals across the country, and that one of the largest number of new employees has consistently been selected from Panola College because of the quality of the training our students receive.”