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Spring semester Jumpstart program graduates 17

Spring semester Jumpstart program graduates 17

Thu May 9, 2019

Jumpstart Spring 2019

Brazosport College recently graduated 17 students from its Jumpstart program. The graduates include 11 electricians and six pipefitters. Graduates include electricians Andrew Aluiso, James Bush, Joseph Dye, Byron Gardner, Brandon Lorenzo, Weylin Montalvo, Seth Pennington, Stacey Peters, Francisco Rodriguez, Carlos Velarde, Jeanette Willy; pipefitters Santiago Arambula, Charleston Bench, Monica Cabrales, Gerardo De La Rosa, Edgar Gomez and Kendrick Mayberry.

Brazosport College recently graduated a new group of students from its Jumpstart program, as 17 students completed the program with an emphasis on either pipefitting or electrical work.

During the spring semester, Jumpstart graduated six pipefitters and 11 electricians.

Electrical graduates include Andrew Aluiso, James Bush, Joseph Dye, Byron Gardner, Brandon Lorenzo, Weylin Montalvo, Seth Pennington, Stacey Peters, Francisco Rodriguez, Carlos Velarde and Jeanette Willy. Pipefitter graduates are Santiago Arambula, Charleston Bench, Monica Cabrales, Gerardo De La Rosa, Edgar Gomez and Kendrick Mayberry.

Jumpstart is a free nine-week training that provides skills to eligible participants who want to be hired as entry-level pipefitters and electricians with local industry. Hosted by Brazosport College, successful graduates receive free FRC clothing, steel-toed boots and a starting set of tools for their craft, as well as NCCER Core and Level I Helper Certification, nine college-credit hours and an Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College.

Applications for the Summer 2019 Jumpstart session are currently being accepted, with classes starting June 17.

The program is currently funded by a Texas Workforce Commission Accelerate Texas IV grant.

For more information about the Jumpstart program, visit Brazosport.edu/jumpstart or call (979) 230-3242.