(HUTTO, Texas) – More than 40 graduates received certificates and associate degrees at Texas State Technical College’s Fall 2019 Commencement held Friday, Dec. 6, at the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto.
Several graduates either already have degree-related jobs or are looking for such work opportunities.
Jonathan Guzman of Hutto received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology. He is looking in the area for fabrication jobs.
Guzman said he enjoyed learning about stick welding in his classes.
“I like the hands-on teaching,” he said. “The instructors are always here to help you.”
Guzman said he plans to go out to eat with his relatives after the ceremony.
“I’m pumped and excited,” he said.
Ashton Taylor of Hutto received a Cybersecurity certificate. He said he will take a short break because of the holidays and continue job hunting, most likely in the Hutto area.
“I’m relieved,” he said about graduating.
Elton Stuckly Jr., TSTC’s president emeritus, served as the ceremony’s guest speaker.
“We are proud of our graduates and are very excited that they will leave TSTC ready to put their training skills to work in great paying, high demand jobs,” Stuckly said.
For more information on Texas State Technical College, go to tstc.edu.