Soileau Receives SOWELA’s Customer Service Star Award

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – December 20, 2022)

Magan Soileau, Oakdale Site Coordinator and Human Resources Manager at SOWELA Technical Community College, received the Customer Service Star Award for Fall 2022 at the Annual Employee Christmas Luncheon. SOWELA’s Customer Service Committee selects award winners from nominations submitted by faculty and staff of the College.

Those nominating Soileau stated, “she goes beyond her normal job duties daily. She is an inspiration to everyone who works at the Oakdale campus. No matter how busy she is, she will always stop and help students and the staff at Oakdale. She always has the best interests of the Oakdale campus, students, and staff in mind.”

SOWELA Oakdale is in Allen Parish and offers Business Administration, Culinary Arts Online, Industrial Instrumentation Technology, Practical Nursing and Welding. Registration is open, with classes starting Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. For more information, call (318) 335-3944 or email

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
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SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

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3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

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