Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Campus Welding Shop

John Plemons, Brennan Newell, Colton Nolen

Colton Nolen, right, works on his TIG welding skills while Welding Instructor John Plemons, left, and student Brennan Newell observe during a recent class at the Paris Junior College -Sulphur Springs Center Welding Shop. To inquire about welding or other workforce education programs, call the campus at 903-885-1232.


Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the Lamar County community since 1924.

Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.

The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.

Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and in Greenville, Texas.

Vision

To be the educational provider of choice for the region.

Mission

Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college serving the region’s educational and training needs while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.

Author: Faith Huffman

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