VAST Academy Heroes

VAST Academy students are successful outside the classroom, too! Here’s a short list of accomplishments from the Academy’s 2016 graduating class: Aryn Romera serves as secretary of the VAST Academy Eagles Club. She is described by program faculty as being “a role model example of a community college student: academics, service, and and an active member of society.” Christina...

VAST Academy Community Partners

These are among a growing list of companies and organizations that provide internships and employment to Academy students and graduates. Arena Energy Hilton Laredo Energy MD Anderson Phoenicia Deli Rise School Shriners Spring Branch Independent School District TIRR Texas Children’s Hospital...

VAST Academy improves the life quality for students with a variety of abilities

By Steve Lestarjette HCC has an acclaimed program that helps nearly 200 individuals a year with intellectual and developmental disabilities find meaningful employment and independence. The VAST Academy, acronym for Vocational Advancement and Skills Training, provides post-secondary transition programs and comprehensive support services which lead to meaningful credentials, employment...