On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News Julie Gersternberger, director of development at South Plains College, talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about some upcoming opportunities for SPC alumni.
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The gala will offer live and silent auctions, as the group attempts to raise more than $100,000 overall for SPC scholarships.
More than 650 SPC students are receiving scholarships for the 2012-13 school year, which are made possible through the South Plains College Foundation.
The course runs eight to 10 hours, and includes classroom and range time.
The purpose of the agreement is to solidify transfers between the two institutions.
Santa Claus will arrive in a horse-drawn carriage, and carriage rides will be available to patrons, while Santa visits with participants in the Sundown Room in the Student Center.
The grant and center will provide training for 240 workers from at least 20 small area businesses, and provide entrepreneurial training and mentoring to at least 38 new business seekers.
SPC’s Testing Center is one of the first test centers in the United States and Canada to have completed the intensive certification process, according to a press release from the school.
The course is for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students will be taught the NRA's three rules for safe gun handling, primary causes of firearm accidents, how to unload certain action types and the benefits of becoming active in shooting sports.
Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting prone, sitting, standing, and kneeling; and cleaning.