SOWELA to Host Open House for Prospective Students

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Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 13, 2018

­­On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, SOWELA Technical Community College will host an Open House for individuals interested in attending the College. The event will take place from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Sycamore Student Center Multipurpose Room. The first 100 individuals to sign up for the event will receive free tickets to the Flying Tigers Car Show in April, and the first 200 prospective students will receive a free SOWELA t-shirt.

During the event, prospective students can learn about available programs, meet SOWELA faculty and staff, apply for admission to the College, tour campus and more. Financial aid representatives will also be available to answer questions and help attendees complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

“Throughout the evening, prospective students and their families can visit with SOWELA faculty, staff and current students.  This is a great opportunity for individuals to learn what SOWELA has to offer Southwest Louisiana and see what makes SOWELA one of the fastest growing colleges in the state,” said Joseph Lavergne, Director of Recruitment, Career Planning and Placement.

For more information about the Open House, contact Joseph Lavergne at (337) 421-6951 or at

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates that empower learners in transfer, career and technical education to excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years.