College alumni network raises 10K for scholarships

College alumni network raises 10K for scholarships

Approximately ten thousand dollars was raised by the Southwest Texas Junior College Friends and Alumni Network with their annual raffle.

A wide array of prizes were raffled during the SWTJC Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 6 in Uvalde.

Dora Alcala of Del Rio won the first prize, a Winchester Rifle with a scope. Selena Escalante of Uvalde won the second prize, a faux leather double seat recliner and third place winner was Marisol Mata of Crystal City, winning a gas-powered go-kart. Click here to see a complete list of winners.

Diana Garcia, Director of Educational Opportunity Centers, organized the annual raffle and thanked the sponsors that donated items and the people that bought and sold tickets.

SWTJC Fan Scholarships are awarded at the end of the spring semester to high school graduates. All scholarship proceeds must be used at Southwest Texas Junior College.