SWTJC spring college day attracts big crowd

SWTJC spring college day attracts big crowd


College Day

Approximately 400 high school seniors from 13 different area high schools attended the spring college day at SWTJC in Uvalde on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

In attendance were schools from Big Springs, Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, D'Hanis, Dilley, Heritage, Hondo, Knippa, La Pryor, Leakey, Natalia, Pearsall, and Uvalde.

Middle Rio Grande Development Council and Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande co-sponsored the event along with Southwest Texas Junior College. 

Romelia Aranda, dean of workforce education said, "We were very pleased with the turnout, and I am very thankful for the continued support of the Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande for SWTJC."

Numerous prizes were awarded throughout the event including gift cards.

Students heard sessions on admissions, financial aid and student support services throughout the morning.

Students were treated to a team building and motivational speech during lunch by the Drum Café Company. According to their website, Drum Café is one of the world's leading interactive Team building, Conferencing, and Corporate Events Companies.

An additional college day will be held in Eagle Pass on March 7.