San Jacinto College recognizes employees for their service

06.01.2016 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

Longtime San Jacinto College employees were recognized for their service at the recent 25th annual Service Awards Banquet.

Awards were given to full-time employees who have contributed 10 or more years of service at the College. Hildegart Cooper-Hoquee, professor of modern language, received the event’s highest award for 45 years of service. Dr. Brenda Hellyer, San Jacinto College chancellor, also received a service award for 15 years of service.

View photos of all of the San Jacinto College Service Awards recipients at

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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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