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March photo archive

Getting ready

Gym supervisor Gus Castillon chalks the foul lines
on the softball field in anticipation of the opening game of intramural softball. The first game is scheduled this Thursday, March 31, at 11 a.m.

Petitions mailed

Student Government Association members
(l-r) Grace Costilla and Robyn Garza mail petitions and letters protesting proposed Pell grant funding cuts to U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison. Over 200 SWTJC Uvalde students and staff signed the petitions.

Home run blast

Ricky Cisneros of Crystal City blasts a home run
on Wednesday, March 9 during action in the technical programs softball championship. Cisneros and his Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology classmates downed the Automotive Technology class, 13-11. Wednesday's winner will play Friday at 10:30 a.m. for the championship.

Physics careers

Dr. Wayne Kinnison of Texas A&M - Kingsville discusses careers
in physics with SWTJC Uvalde students on Tuesday, March 1. Kinnison, an associate professor of physics, was a guest of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) at SWTJC Uvalde.
Pit for drawing

Welding instructor Willie Garcia (right) and some of his students
stand by the barbecue pit they constructed in class. Once the finishing touches are put on the pit, the class will sell tickets for a drawing to see who will be the lucky owner.

Technical champs

The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology class are champs of the technical programs softball competition held the week before spring break. The A-C & Refrigeration group downed the Auto Body Repair Technology class, 17-4, on Friday, March 11 to win the championship trophy. Other teams competing were Automotive Technology and Welding Technology. Large photo

Practice session

Members of the Automotive Technology class get in some practice
on Monday, March 7, in preparation for their game Wednesday against the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology class. On Thursday, the Welding Technology  class and Auto Body Repair Technology class will play and the winners of the two games will meet Friday for the technical programs championship.

DUI simulator

SWTJC staff member Blanca Chavarria experiences
the AWARE - III DUI Simulator on Thursday morning (March 3) in the Matthews Student Center. The simulator will be on campus until 4 p.m. Thursday. Students and staff are invited to take part in the demonstration being offered by the Student Activities Office and Rio Grande College.

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