Ribbon cutting ceremony marks completion of Richmond Campus project

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RICHMOND, TEXAS – Elected officials joined Wharton County Junior College representatives this week in celebrating the completion of a $1.75 million project at the Richmond Campus.

Wharton County Junior College President Betty McCrohan, center, receives assistance from WCJC Board of Trustees Chairman Danny Gertson in cutting the ribbon signifying the completion of the Richmond Campus Renovation and Expansion project. State and city elected officials, foundation members, community supporters and college representatives were on hand for the June 26 event.

Held on Tuesday, June 26, at the Richmond Campus, the event included a ribbon cutting and brief remarks by District 18 State Senator Lois Kolkhorst, District 85 State Representative Phil Stephenson, City of Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore and WCJC President Betty McCrohan.

The guest speakers congratulated the college on the completion of the project and on providing educational opportunities that lead to more career options and a healthier economy. The expansion and renovation will benefit the college’s Process Technology and Cosmetology programs.

The project included a 9,000 square-foot renovation and a 3,600 square-foot expansion. Architectural services were provided by Houston-based Abel Design Group, while Bass Construction Co. of Rosenberg oversaw the project.

Originally Posted on wcjc.edu


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