Success Stories Archive

Alumni Profile: Ryan Gibbons

Nursing in his blood You might say Ryan Gibbons has nursing in his blood. “I come from a long line of nurses. My great grandmother was a nurse, my grandmother was a nurse and two of my

Student Profile: David Rico

Students who learn more, earn more Not having a high school diploma can severely limit job and career opportunities. Lone Star College offers General Educational Development (GED®) test preparation courses and GED testing which, when passed, certify

Student Profile: Hessami Hernandez

It’s never too late to go back to school LSC-University Park student Hessami Hernandez was not sure going back to school was the right choice when she went to enroll at Lone Star College. “I questioned my

Alumni Profile: George Ochoa

Machining occupation to grow by 37 percent Although George Ochoa had worked as a machinist for more than eight years, he still had trouble finding work because he lacked the proper training certification. After being turned down

Alumni Profile: Trevor Smith

Live Entertainment Technology provides stage ‘magic’ Have you ever been to a concert or performance and wondered, “How do they do that,” as you become mesmerized by the events alluringly simultaneous light and sound display? Have you

Alumni Profile: Cecil Conde

Lone Star College puts truck drivers on the road For 20 years, Cecil Conde worked as a radio producer and a traffic reporter flying over Houston’s roadways in a news helicopter alerting motorists about accidents, but felt

Alumni Profile: Twyla Coy

Certification Program an alternative for teachers Twyla Coy always had desire to teach, but her journey to the classroom took her on a unique path thanks to the Alternative Certification Program – a nontraditional route to certification

Alumni Profile: Brandon Keilsers

Community Colleges train 84 percent of area first responders Like many firefighters, Brandon Keilsers has a strong sense of helping the community. This led him to enlist into the Marine Corps, where he served for five years

Cathy Rodriguez Massage Therapy Becomes Career by Luck

Cathy Rodriguez’s choice to register for the massage therapy program at Lone Star College-North Harris was one of luck. Rodriguez had missed the deadline to sign up for another program at the college, and thought that she

Cisco Networking Academy Allows Graduate to Follow Passion

Life is good for Richard Horn. He recently gained a fulfilling position as a cyber security network engineer with Enterprise Products, a leading U.S. provider of midstream energy services, and is being compensated handsomely for his skills

Thomas Jozwiak: Medical Radiologic Technology class 2005

Thomas Jozwiak is a graduate of LSCS’s very first Medical Radiologic Technology class in 2005.  He served as the Radiology Student Association president and was directly responsible for numerous volunteer projects and fund raisers for the community. 

Raymond Craft: Former Student Pays it Forward at LSC-Kingwood Campus

Networking, leadership skills, and a quality education is what Raymond Craft earned at Lone Star College-Kingwood. His journey began in August 2008 and at which time he was an active Student Ambassador, a New Student Orientation Leader,

Leslie Gutierrez: A Change in Career Path Led to Nursing Success