Uvalde, Texas, Dec. 11 – SWTJC hosted the third annual Christmas at the College event, which drew approximately one thousand attendees on Wednesday (Dec. 7) in Uvalde.
SWTJC President, Dr. Hector Gonzales was introduced by Rob Fowler who served as master of ceremonies for the evening. Gonzales thanked everyone for showing their support and commented on the success of the event. PHOTOS
Gonzales went on to commend the numerous individuals who contributed to decorating the campus. Johnny Castillo, college electrician and his family received special recognition during the evening’s festivities for his hard work and the countless hours devoted to preparing the campus for the event.
“I especially want to thank Johnny’s family for sharing him with us,” said Gonzales. “Over the last several weeks he has been here late, running power for all these lights we have here tonight.”
Highlighting the evening’s festivities was the arrival of Santa Claus in a short parade with the participation of the Uvalde High School band, a float filled with SWTJC students from Powers & Kirchner Child Development Center (SWTJC Daycare).
Santa was available throughout the evening for pictures; an estimated 600 children and adults took pictures with Santa Claus. Photos with Santa are available for download at swtjc.edu at no cost. SANTA PHOTOS
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