Cypress, TX News – LSC-CyFair Celebrates Milestone 20,000th Registered Student

Cypress, TX News (September 2, 2014) - Lone Star College-Cy Fair reached a historic milestone when Peggy Hicks registered Omar De La Cruz as the fall semester’s 20,000th student on August 23.

“LSC-Cy Fair was originally built to serve 10,000 students and we have now reached another historical milestone of 20,000. We have exceeded all expectations and are now four times the size of most community colleges,” said LSC-Cy Fair President Dr. Audre Levy. “Our rapid growth is testament to the need in our community for high quality affordable education options. We are thrilled to have Mr. De La Cruz as part of the LSC-Cy Fair family.”

With no formal education beyond high school, De La Cruz is now owner of Katy Custom Coolers, motivational speaker and a retired Chief Petty Officer after more than 21 years of service in the United States Navy. This father of three also gave his Hazelwood Act Scholarship (for qualified veterans and dependent children veterans in Texas) to his daughter, Laura, who transferred to the University of Houston after graduating from LSC-CyFair.

Late Start classes are still available in September and October. Register today at LSC-CyFair at 9191 Barker Cypress, LSC-Cypress Center at 19710 Clay Road or LSC-Fairbanks Center at 14955 Northwest Freeway. For information, go to LoneStar.edu/latestart.