Texas school receives $1.1 million in state funding for its truck driving academy

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Published by iTrucker at 30 Jun

Texas school receives $1.1 million in state funding for its truck driving academy

“The Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) recently received $1.1 million in state funding for its professional Truck Driving Academy, aiming to fill a need for qualified truck drivers in southeast Texas.” – According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author Noi Mahoney

“Due to the high demand and high pay for truck drivers, Lamar Institute of Technology’s Truck Driving Academy currently has a waiting list for those seeking this training,” said Miranda Phillips, dean of strategic and workforce initiatives at LIT. “These funds will enable LIT to increase training so our Truck Driving Academy can better serve the training needs of our community.” Mahoney also wrote in his article.

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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Noi Mahoney

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