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September photo archive

Enrollment update

Dean of Admissions and Student Services Joe Barker updates
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 speaks
to students during a campaign stop Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Uvalde. Canseco is challenging incumbent Democrat Ciro Rodriguez in the 23rd Congressional District race.

State candidate

Thomas Kincaid, Jr., speaks to students in Jack Lampe's government
class, during a visit to the Uvalde campus on Monday, Sept. 27. Kincaid is the Republican candidate for District 74 state representative.

Parade prizes

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.

Constitution Day

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.

9-11 memorial

Students watch a video recapping the tragic events of 9-11,
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 Ballet Folklorico
member Vanessa Retiz during Diez y Seis activities held in Uvalde.

Math tutoring

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

The 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.

Burger time

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 Office. MORE PHOTOS

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