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SOWELA Chef Roy Angelle Completes Rigorous Yearlong Certification

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

American Culinary Federation Names Culinary Arts Instructor Certified Culinary Educator LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 30, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College’s Culinary Arts Instructor Chef Roy Angelle was named a Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. This certification is a yearlong process, which includes 120 hours of education development with … Read More


SOWELA Students Win 20 Medals at Louisiana SkillsUSA Competition

Monday, April 22, 2019

SkillsUSA Empowers Students to Showcase Their Talent While Sharpening Their Craft LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 22, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College students attended the statewide SkillsUSA competition April 3-5. The competition was also hosted by the College. SkillsUSA provides students with an opportunity to highlight their expertise in a variety of occupations for a … Read More


SOWELA Offering Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training

Thursday, April 18, 2019

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 18, 2019 SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 7-week program for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training with class starting on Monday, May 20. Spots are limited. A CDL Permit Prep Course is available for anyone needing their permit. The Permit Prep course, is a one day 8 … Read More

SOWELA’s Future Business Leaders of America Bring Home 15 Medals from State Competition

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Louisiana Phi Beta Lambda Competition Gives Students the Opportunity to Test Business-Related Skills Among Peers LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 17, 2019 Students in the newly established Phi Beta Lambda organization at SOWELA Technical Community College recently competed in the Louisiana Phi Beta Lambda competition, bringing home 15 medals in a variety of categories. Top … Read More


SOWELA Graphic Art Students’ Designs Win Chennault International Airshow Art Contest

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Student Artwork to be Showcased in Airshow Posters and T-shirts LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 10, 2019 Two SOWELA Graphic Art students’ designs were selected as part of the Chennault International Airshow’s poster and T-shirt contest. SOWELA student Jade Higginbotham created the winning poster and Vivian Barrilleaux, also a SOWELA student, designed the Airshow’s commemorative … Read More


SOWELA Hosts Career Fair of 45-Plus Employers for Students and Alumni

Friday, April 5, 2019

Lake Charles, Louisiana – April 5, 2019 On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to Noon, SOWELA Technical Community College will host a Career Fair for students and alumni of the College in the Sycamore Student Center. More than 45 organizations will be on hand for this year’s fair, along with four-year university representatives … Read More


SOWELA Hosts Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Attendees Explore Career and Training Opportunities for In-Demand Jobs in Southwest Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – April 3, 2019 SOWELA Technical Community College is hosting its Seventh Annual Women in Non-Traditional Careers Seminar on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Arts & Humanities Building, Multipurpose Room 145. Representatives from area … Read More