Dean of Admissions and Student Services Joe Barker
faculty and staff in Eagle Pass on the record
enrollment of 6,293 students this fall at SWTJC. Barker's comments came
during the Dean's Forum held in Eagle Pass on Sept. 28.
Canseco for Congress
Republican Congressional candidate Quico Canseco
to students during a campaign stop Tuesday,
Sept. 28, in Uvalde. Canseco is challenging incumbent Democrat Ciro
Rodriguez in the 23rd Congressional District race.
Thomas Kincaid, Jr., speaks to students in Jack
class, during a visit to the Uvalde campus on
Monday, Sept. 27. Kincaid is the Republican candidate for District 74
The SWTJC float won prizes in both Uvalde
and Hondo in September. Showing off the third
place ribbon from the Medina County Fair parade and the first place
plaque from the Uvalde Labor Day parade are (l-r) Adan Alarcon, Miss
SWTJC Uvalde Vanessa Retiz, Mr. SWTJC Uvalde Jesus Castro, Nereyda
Vicente and June Torres.
Representatives of the Student Activities Board
served cake and punch in
Uvalde on Sept. 17 to celebrate Constitution Day.
Pictured are (l-r) Diana Gonzales, Grace Costilla, Roy Lee Soliz, Ida
Martinez and Patrick Carrasco.
Students watch a video recapping the tragic events
during a memorial ceremony held Friday, Sept.
10, in Uvalde. Following the video, SWTJC student Rosie Arellano played
taps and a moment of silence was observed. The ceremony was staged by
the Catholic Club.
Diez y Seis activities
Ida Martinez (above right) buys a fruit cup from
member Vanessa Retiz during Diez y Seis activities held in Uvalde.
Student success center tutor Melanie Sandoval
(right) works with Yvonne Allen and Javi
Esparza on college algebra assignments at the Uvalde center. Additional
centers are open in Del Rio and Eagle Pass.
Labor Day celebration
Singer Sara Aviles and members of Mariachi Los
Vaqueros de SWTJC
perform Saturday, Sept. 4, during the Texas
Labor Day Weekend Celebration held in Uvalde's Memorial Park.
Top parade entry
SWTJC entry in the parade (below) won best youth entry in the Uvalde
Labor Day Weekend Festival. The festival
raised $5,000 for the Los Palominos Scholarship Fund at SWTJC.
Luz Cuevas grabs a burger and soft drink
on Wednesday, Sept. 1, in Uvalde during the
Welcome Back BBQ and Club Social coordinated by the Student Activities
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