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Athletes help with balloon festival

North Central Texas College athletes were able to give back to the community and have some fun at the same time during the first The Sky’s The Limit Balloon Spectacular in Gainesville, held Sept. 7-9 at the Gainesville Municipal Airport.

The event, which benefitted the North Texas Medical Center Foundation, brought in more than 20 hot-air balloons for the three-day event. Despite windy conditions playing havoc with balloon flying on Friday night and Saturday, thousands of people attended the festival.

NCTC athletes from the baseball, softball and tennis teams volunteered part of their weekend to work the event, serving as balloon crew members Friday and Saturday and scorers Sunday.


Chevron to interview oil and gas students

Students in the Oil and Gas Technology program at North Central Texas College will have an opportunity to interview for jobs with Chevron when the company pays a visit to the NCTC Bowie campus Sept. 26-27.

Chevron will be on campus to interview for both full-time positions and internships for summer 2013. The interviews will begin Sept. 26. The company will make a presentation to NCTC students Sept. 27, with more interviews scheduled after the presentation.

There are more than 140 full-time positions and almost 50 intern positions available.

The interviews are only for students in NCTC’s oil and gas program. To schedule an interview, the student must go online and complete a profile and download a resume. The student will then need to visit with Steve Burnett, NCTC Oil and Gas Technology coordinator, to schedule an interview.

For more information about the Chevron interviews, or the oil and gas technology program at NCTC, contact Burnett at940-872-4002, ext. 5219,or by e-mail at .