LSCPA alumna named to Houston Rockets Power Dance Team

The Lamar Institute of Technology’s 17th annual Salute to the Real American Heroes event, honoring Southeast Texas first responders, is Thursday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 N. Major Drive, Beaumont.
This year’s special guest is Battalion Chief Mike Kelley, who was serving as a captain on Engine 14 in central Oklahoma City at the time of the Murrah Federal Building bombing.

LSCPA alumna named to Houston Rockets Power Dance Team

Jacqueline Robinson, once the captain of the Lamar State College Port Arthur Seahawks dance team, has been named a new member of the Houston Rockets Power Dance Team.
Robinson worked her way through three preliminary auditions before becoming one of the 17 finalists selected to compete July 5 at the Toyota Center in Houston for a spot on the team. She was selected for one of just 13 spots and will represent the Rockets for the upcoming season.

Longtime LSCPA English professor retires after 35 years

As a 30-something housewife with three children, Barbara Huval found herself standing at the clothes dryer folding socks. It was at that moment she asked herself a life-defining question: “Do I still want to be folding socks 35 years from now?”
She wanted more out of life. And her decision to pursue education as a career has impacted more than herself and her family. Generations of students have since passed through Dr. Huval’s English classes or programs over which she directed.
The lives she helped change are countless.

Bag of Donuts headlines LSCPA Endless Summer Concert series

“Bag of Donuts” could be best described as “indescribable.”
The self-labeled “Superpop” music group will headline the second annual Endless Summer Concert series at Lamar State College Port Arthur on Sept. 9 at the Carl Parker Center, 1800 Lakeshore Drive, Port Arthur. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., benefits athletics scholarships at the college.
Bag of Donuts is a New Orleans-based quartet celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Along with their flair for kabuki makeup and extravagant costumes, the four New Orleans natives cover any popular song from any era.