Odessa College Welding Training Center receives grant

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

The Odessa College welding training center received a nice grant.

A representative from PEMCO presented a donation of fifty thousand dollars, the money will go towards enhancing efforts by training over 400 students in 2008 and 2009.

Back in January, Odessa College received a grant from the Department of Labor for over one million dollars.

That was to build a new 30 station welding facility and train welders for the workforce.

Classes will begin January 14th of 2008.