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November 14, 2012

El Campo FFA's, State winning, Dairy Judging team competed at the 85th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana during the week of October 22, 2012. The team consisted of POWER SET members Allison Fucik and Korie Couvillion in addition to Danielle Valenta and Marshall Mach. Their FFA Advisor/Coach is Mr. Shawn Peters. The National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management CDE is a competitive event that tests the student's ability to select and manage quality dairy cattle. Event components include judging six classes of dairy cattle, giving three sets of oral rea...
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POWER SET Starting Off Strong in Fort Bend County

November 14, 2012

Foster High School inducted thirty-one juniors into the school's first year of POWER SET. Foster held the induction ceremony in their auditorium with over 100 students, parents, faculty and community members in attendance. The girls posed for a group photo proudly displaying their POWER SET pearls which they received at the induction ceremony. Foster High School is part of the Lamar Consolidated School District in Fort Bend County....
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POWER SET Members Attend a Resume Writing and Interviewing Techniques Workshop at Sweeny Refinery

October 31, 2012

In October 2012, 140 high school students from area schools attended a Resume Writing and Interviewing Techniques workshop at the refinery. These young women learned how to prepare a professional resume, as well as how to prepare for a successful interview. After watching short skits demonstrating a "good" interview and a "poor" interview, they interviewed each other to practice these skil1s. Additionally, students were given the opportunity to submit their resumes to P66 Sweeny HR for a critique. Click here to see pictures from this event.   ...
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October 24, 2012

On Monday, October 15th, eight young ladies from Sweeny High School were inducted into POWER SET for the 2012-2013 school year. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was Ms. Jeannie Hale, a reliability engineer with Phillips 66. Ms. Hale shared aspects of her job and provided inspiration for POWER SET members to explore career opportunities in areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) including meteorology, geology, and medicine. Friends, family, and community members were invited to a reception in the high school library immediately following the ceremony. ...
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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT: POWER SET Induction Ceremony at Palacios High School

October 15, 2012

On Monday, October 1st, 12 young ladies from Palacios High School were inducted into POWER SET for the 2012-2013 school year. The keynote speaker for the evening was Mrs. Debbie Morris, the Port Director for Matagorda County Navigation District #1, which oversees the Port of Palacios and is one of just a handful of women port managers in the nation. Along with the job of Port Director, Debbie is a County Investment Officer and is certified to manage the investment funds of the Navigation District. Her inspiring speech focused on the need for the young ladies of POWER SET to step out...
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