Signs of spring
A blooming plant in the rock garden near the
to the campus is one of the few signs of
spring in drought-ridden Southwest Texas.
Ty Weston Roark of Carrizo Springs receives a
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.
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
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.
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.
Gabby Patino-Diaz makes contact during softball
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.