Meet our Director

Cancee LesterCancee Lester is the director of two Panola College off-campus extensions, The Shelby Regional Training Center and the Shelby College Center in Center, Texas. Mrs. Lester and her family live in Shelby County, a friendly down-to-earth community south of Panola County. Panola College is proud to serve the citizens of Shelby County with quality higher education programs and courses.

Shelby Regional Training Center (SRTC) is designed to prepare students for a career in troubleshooting, repairing and SRTC Weldermaintaining equipment in an industrial environment. Students who successfully completing the program will obtain a strong background in welding, hydraulics, refrigeration, and related subjects.

Program courses include

Program skills include

  • Laboratory training using state-of-the-art instruments, materials, and techniques employed in the industry
  • Appropriate safety training
  • Problem-solving skills, including statistical analysis of data and effective teamwork
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

To see all program courses, go to the online College Catalog or browse the College Schedule of Classes.

Shelby County is a great place to serve students.

Directions to SRTC