Success Stories Archive

Student Success Story: Cindy Palmer

BC student following in mother’s footsteps Cindy Palmer is quick to work under the hood of a car or dig into a variety of mechanical or electrical repairs. She has the knowledge to do this because of

Student Success Story: Koti Wisner

Instrumentation student seeking career advancement Koti Wisner is not only seeking an instrumentation degree because he enjoys a challenge, he also envisions the many opportunities the degree will open up for him. “My understanding is that job

Jumpstart Student Feature: Sam Harkreader

A new craft provides a new start for Sweeny grad In his own words, Sam Harkreader was “young and living the good life.” Sam, a Sweeny High School graduate, was living in the Arlington area with his

Jumpstart Student Feature: Donald Dodds

Student goes above and beyond to attend Jumpstart class Donald Dodds has encountered many difficulties throughout his 37 years of life. He’s spent time in jail and has overcome serious problems with drugs. He’s also had more

Jumpstart Student Feature: Levi Patton

GED, workforce training both in reach through Jumpstart program Levi Patton wanted a career, but the odds were stacked against him. Actually, it’s never easy for someone like Levi, who dropped out of high school during his

Student Success Story – Yamilex Nieto

Angleton grad a natural for BC drafting program For Brazosport College student Yamilex Nieto, drafting is an easy career choice. Yami, which is her preferred name, comes from a family of builders and drafters. Her father, Enrique,

Student Success Story – Lindsey Wittig

BC student envisions bright future as a welder Lindsey Wittig wanted a career in which she could work with her hands. As a result, she picked two professions that, on the surface, appeared to be polar opposites.

Student Success Story – Leslie Slaughter

Electrical student passionate about new career When it comes to employment, Leslie Slaughter has done a little of everything. Whether it was working in convenience and grocery stores or having warehouse and packaging jobs, she’s always worked

Student Success Story – Brian Loeb

Millwright field a perfect choice for BC student After his career in the automobile racing industry came to an end a few years ago, Brian Loeb found himself in the daunting position of needing a job. However,

BC student working toward the future

After spending four years as a gas turbine mechanic in the United States Navy, Joseph Castro knew he wanted to pursue a career in a chemical technology field. He also realized he could get this education right

Robert Bechlem: Pipefitting student invests in his future at BC

Robert Bechlem realizes the benefits of an education, and he’s taking full advantage of it. A resident of Surfside Beach, Robert enrolled at Brazosport College with the hopes of working toward a career that would allow him

Jacob Kennedy: Columbia grad turning passion for cars into a career

Jacob Kennedy has always loved cars. Whether it’s driving, building or repairing, he’s had a passion for automobiles since he was a young child. Now he’s using Brazosport College as a vehicle to turn his hobby into

Jessica Rollo & Marinell Music: Mother, daughter put construction management degrees to good use

Jessica Rollo was seeking a career that provided a stable income, but she also wanted to stay close to home. As a result, she took some advice from her mother, Marinell Music, a longtime local industry veteran