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April photo archive

Signs of spring

A blooming plant in the rock garden near the eastern entrance
to the campus is one of the few signs of spring in drought-ridden Southwest Texas.

Young winner

Ty Weston Roark of Carrizo Springs receives a medal
from SWTJC staff member Savanna Hernandez as one of the winners in the 30th Annual SWTJC Creative Arts Contest. The contest awards program was held April 28 in Uvalde.

Who's Who honoree

Dean of Instructional Services Hector Gonzales (left) presents Sara Aviles a certificate recognizing her selection as a Who's Who honoree on the SWTJC Uvalde campus for the 2011 school year. The award's ceremony was held in conjunction with this year's Palm's Fest.
Fitness challenge

Young athletes take off on the bicycle portion of the kids triathlon
on Saturday, April 30 in Uvalde. A total of 80 participants of all ages took part in the two-day SWTJC Fitness Challenge. Complete results/photos

First lady of Texas

SWTJC mariachi director Ann McKinney (right)
poses will Anita Perry, wife of Texas Governor Rick Perry at a reception following the official dedication of Uvalde as a Main Street City. The ceremony and reception took place in the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House on April 29. Marichi Los Vaqueros de SWTJC played at the reception.  Large photo

Guest presentation

Former student Erick Zuniga of Eagle Pass gives a presentation
on clipper cutting and design to students in the SWTJC Cosmetology Class in Uvalde. Zuniga, a 2008 graduate from SWTJC, is currently working in San Antonio. He recently won the $1,000 first prize in a clipper cutting and design competition.

Softball action

Gabby Patino-Diaz makes contact during softball action
Tuesday, April 19, in Uvalde. Gabby's team, Team Zoo, lost to X-Plodes, 3-2. Games will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. A total of eight teams are competing this year.
 

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