BEAUMONT – ExxonMobil presented Lamar Institute of Technology with a total of $35,000 in support of the Institute’s process operating program.
Kathleen Jackson, public affairs manager, and Jim Jennings, senior shift superintendent, Beaumont refinery, presented LIT President Dr. Paul J. Szuch with two checks. The process operator training unit, a two-story structure on the LIT campus, will benefit from a $15,000 donation, and scholarships for process operating students will come from a $20,000 donation.
Also on hand to receive the donations were Pat O’Connor, chair of the Technology Department at LIT; Dr. Valerie Worry, program director for the process operating technology program; Dr. Betty Reynard, vice president of academic affairs and workforce development for LIT; and Joanne Brown, director of development at LIT.
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