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VIDEO: Maritime Training At Local Schools

Program gives students chance to make $60k out of high school.

As the Port of Houston celebrates their centennial, new generations of maritime workers are being trained at local schools. In this story, reporter Michael Hagerty explores how the Maritime Academy at Stephen F. Austin High School is benefiting the Ship Channel, as well as the students themselves.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Sunday, October 19. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.



Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He...

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