On April 4, 2012, Glen Rose POWER SET and WIT students had the
opportunity to tour the Comanche Peak Power Plant.
The students were very impressed with the tour and enjoyed this
"We learned so much more than we expected. We had the honor of
talking with engineers of many types, programmers, and teachers,
all of whom taught of things we did not even know there was to
learn. They patiently answered our many questions as we toured the
training facilities and turbine platform. We saw machines larger
than houses which create the power we use every day. They shared a
brief history of the plant and showed us what was in the future for
It was so interesting to see the passion each employee of
Comanche Peak had for his/her job. Everyone we encountered was
excited to share his/her expertise with us. The main focus of all
they do there is on safety. You can be sure that whatever project
they are working on, safety will always be the primary
After the tour, we had a great time eating pizza and discussing
the day. Comanche Peak has been very generous to the students of
POWER SET and WIT. We realize that this was a unique opportunity.
We are grateful to Comanche Peak for a great experience."