Joey Hall, vice president of the South Texas Asset Team for Pioneer Natural Resources, presents Coastal Bend College President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza a $25,000 donation to help support oil- and gas-elated workforce programs. Beside them is Rhonda Fotiades, senior public affairs specialist for Pioneer. Shown in middle are ambassadors Angela Garcia, Quinton Lee and Ana Garcia. In back are: Christy Lansford, Coastal Bend College Foundation executive director, Terry Kirkpatrick, Continuing Education instructor, Bridget Gayle, with the Coastal Bend College Education Foundation, and Laura Fischer, member of the foundation and board trustee.
BEEVILLE — Pioneer Natural Resources USA presented a $25,000 donation to Coastal Bend College to improve and expand workforce programs the college offers that lead to employment in Eagle Ford Shale related industries such as welding, oil and gas technology, and drafting and design.
“The Coastal Bend College Foundation is sincerely grateful for the recent donation put forward by Pioneer Natural Resources,” said Christy Lansford, the CBC Foundation executive director. “Our college, our students and our faculty all benefit from, and rely on, the generous community support of our successful industry partners.”
CBC prides itself on offering quality workforce programs and customized and continuing education courses that help people in the communities we serve find employment in the Eagle Ford Shale industry.