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LAGCOE’S FUTURE ENERGY PROFESSIONALS (FEP) PROGRAM OFFERS
STUDENTS AN IMMERSIVE STEM EXPERIENCE AT ENERGY FEST 2022 – THE LAGCOE EXPO
Lafayette, LA (September 30, Lafayette, LA) – LAGCOE’s Future Energy Professionals (FEP) Program provides industry education to students to ensure a constant and qualified workforce pipeline for generations to come. One of the ways LAGCOE garners student interest is through guided FEP tours, held during LAGCOE’s biennial oil technical exposition and conference, Energy Fest 2022 – The LAGCOE Expo, to be held Thursday, October 19 - 21.
Young Professionals of LAGCOE (YPL) and engineering student volunteers, will team up to introduced high school juniors and seniors interested in the STEM field, to the energy industry through an organized tour of Energy Fest 2022. The tour will give students unprecedented access to a hands-on experience with the technology and mechanics of the energy industry.
Energy Fest 2022 FEP Tour, sponsored by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette College of Engineering and Tribune Energy, will be held Thursday, October 20 from 10AM – 1PM at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette, LA. After the tour, attendees will be eligible to apply for the LAGCOE FEP Scholarship, which is awarded to students planning to pursue a degree in a STEM-related field of study in a two-year or four-year Louisiana school.
The Future Energy Professionals program is supported by the LAGCOE Education Fund, a Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana. For more information on the program or to apply to participate in the guided tour at Energy Fest 2022 – The LAGCOE Expo, click here or contact Pedro Dias, LAGCOE Programs Coordinator, at pedro@LAGCOE.com. The deadline for applications is October 5th.
LAGCOE is a nonprofit energy industry organization focused on educational programs and a technical exposition & conference. LAGCOE’s mission is to cultivate economic growth of the energy industry by facilitating domestic & global business development and fostering the energy workforce pipeline. LAGCOE’s vision is to be a robust, sustainable community of energy companies and volunteers that promotes energy education and awareness; connects businesses with opportunities and showcases the Gulf Coast’s technical innovations to the world. The LAGCOE technical exposition and conference is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th through Friday, October 21st at the Cajundome Convention Center. To learn more about this event, visit www.theenergyfest.com