NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2011
CONTACT: Jonathan Frey
(832) 386-1231
jfrey@galenaparkisd.com

LyondellBasell and Austin Industries Partner with Galena Park ISD
to train tomorrow’s workforce – today

        (GALENA PARK) August 31, 2011 - In a continuing partnership with Galena Park ISD to boost the skilled labor workforce in our local area, LyondellBasell and Austin Industries will kick off the 2011 “Adopt a School” program with a generous donation of welding supplies and introduce the program to this year’s class. Upon completion, five Galena Park ISD students will be offered full-time employment this summer.
        With a difficult economy and educational budget cuts, this program could be a shining example for the way schools and businesses could forge a path to success in the future.

WHEN: Thursday, September 1, 2011
10:30am – 11:30am

WHERE: Galena Park High School
1000 Keene St., Galena Park, TX 77547

WHO: LyondellBasell & Austin Industries
Galena Park High School Welding Class
Dr. Angi M. Williams, Interim Superintendent of Schools
Vicki Johnson - Director of Career and Technology Education
Ricky Cox - Instructor