GT OmniPort receives award from Union Pacific Railroad

GT Logistics, LLC announced today that it has received Union Pacific (UP) Railroad's 2013 Chemical Transportation Safety Pinnacle Award for work performed at GT OmniPort, its Port Arthur, Texas crude by rail and railcar storage terminal. This honor recognizes Union Pacific customers that have exhibited safe loading practices and achieved zero non-accident releases (NARs) during their 2013 shipments of regulated hazardous materials shipments.

Market Basket Charitable Foundation Scholarship established

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for students of all majors and all class levels. The Market Basket Charitable Foundation Scholarship will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar.

Fortenberry receives TSUS Staff Excellence Award

Susie Fortenberry received the Texas State University System Staff Excellence Award at the TSUS quarterly meeting in late February.

Fortenberry is executive assistant to Dr. Paul J. Szuch, Lamar Institute of Technology president.

Don't let fear of success hold you back

Legend has it that one day a man was walking in the desert when he met Fear and Plague. They said they were on the way to a city to kill 10,000 people. The man asked Plague if he was going to do all the work.
Plague smiled and said, “No, I’ll take care of only a few hundred. I’ll let my friend Fear do the rest.”