Recent debaters join staff of area state rep
Former Lee College students and Mendoza Debate Society alumni Kyle Diamond and Josh Lyrock have accepted professional positions as Legislative Analysts for Texas State Representative Mayes Middleton (HD23). Diamond and Lyrock, pictured here at the start of the 86th Texas Legislative Session on Jan. 9, will be assisting Rep. Middleton on a variety of issues … Continue reading Recent debaters join staff of area state rep
Debate Wins a Trio of Championships in Baton Rouge
Despite taking a partial squad of seven Debaters and one Individual Events competitor, the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College emerged victorious at the Louisiana State University “Mardi Gras Invitational” as they brought home a dozen awards and honors including the Overall Sweepstakes Community College Championship. Hosted by LSU in Baton Rouge on Feb. 1-3, … Continue reading Debate Wins a Trio of Championships in Baton Rouge
Industrial Craft program builds lives as well as industry
For James Keyes, 30, applying for the Industrial Craft Training Program through Lee College’s Center for Workforce and Community Development was a significant step toward turning his life around. Born in Channelview, Keyes grew up alongside his older sister and was no stranger to financial challenges. His mother was a single parent who lived paycheck … Continue reading Industrial Craft program builds lives as well as industry
Theater Festival comes to Lee College
The Lee College Performing Arts Center will host three visiting theater companies Saturday in a competition held by Texas Nonprofit Theaters. TNT holds four regional “Quad Fests” as the first stage of its theater competition. The three shows Saturday are “Priscilla Dreams the Answer” from The Plaza Theatre in Wharton at 2:30 p.m., “The Stranger” … Continue reading Theater Festival comes to Lee College
Lee College Players present ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)’
After a while, the reindeer and elves and snowmen and Whos and all the fantastical creatures of Christmas can start to blend together like the green beans and gravy at the big feast. The Lee College Players’ upcoming production of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)” takes an over-the-top comic mix-and-match spin on … Continue reading Lee College Players present ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)’
BSO presents ‘Christmas in Baytown’
Enjoy the sounds of the holidays this weekend as Baytown Symphony Orchestra presents Christmas in Baytown. Vocalists from the Baytown Community Chorus, high school choirs and church choirs will perform with the orchestra. General admission tickets are $20. Students with ID are free. For tickets, go to or call 281.425.6255. BSO conductor Pierre-Alain Chevalier … Continue reading BSO presents ‘Christmas in Baytown’
Posada set for Sat., Dec. 8
In celebration of the season, the Lee College Hispanic Education Access and Completion Committee is hosting a Posada Saturday in Parking Lot 13, which is on Texas Avenue near the Baytown Oak. Marylou Ortuvia, with HEACC, said the Posada celebration is based on a traditional Mexican Christmas observance that recalls the search for shelter faced … Continue reading Posada set for Sat., Dec. 8
Lee College shines in Christmas Tree Fantasy
The Lee College Alliance made sure the school is well represented at Baytown Historical Museum’s Christmas Tree Fantasy for 2018 with a decorated tree titled “Navigate Your Future.” The tree features a multicolored track winding its way through various career options and leading to a Lee College compass rose on top. More than a dozen … Continue reading Lee College shines in Christmas Tree Fantasy
Lee welcomes ‘Animal Farm’ to Black Box
The Lee College Players will present “George Orwell’s Animal Farm” in the Black Box theater of the Lee College Performing Arts Center for two weekends, opening Friday. Performances will be Nov. 2-3 and 9-11, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. The stage play is adapted by Ian … Continue reading Lee welcomes ‘Animal Farm’ to Black Box
Spring Preview Night Scheduled for Nov. 8 in Liberty
LIBERTY, TX — The Lee College Education Center – South Liberty County is opening its doors to potential students 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Students and families are invited to meet program faculty members, tour the facility, have their questions answered, receive advice on course selections, register on the spot, and get help with financial … Continue reading Spring Preview Night Scheduled for Nov. 8 in Liberty