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High school seniors look forward to maritime careers

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Senior students in the Yates High School Maritime program recently took a big step forward in their education. On May 14, five seniors in the Maritime program received their Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cards at the TWIC La Porte office. TWIC cards grant these students access to U.S. ports, waterways, maritime facilities, and vessels.

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Business Assistance team offers business opportunities during Heights Chamber luncheon

About 200 local business owners, city and county agency representatives — including HISD’s Business Assistance Supplier Diversity team — were on hand last week for the inaugural “Gateway to Local Government” luncheon, hosted by the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading