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Presidio ISD Adult Service Center’s Adult Education Commencement a Success with 31 graduates

Presidio ISD Adult Service Center’s Adult Education Commencement a Success with 31 graduates

May 15th, 2014

The Presidio ISD adult service center’s commencement exercises for all adult education programs was held on May 8, 2014 at the Presidio Activity Center. PISD director for Adult Education programs, Mr. Samuel Carrasco convened the 13th commencement exercises for the adult education program. The ceremony was well attended by more than 250 graduate friends, family, …

Presidio rocketry team wins 4th in national competition

May 15th, 2014

The nation’s fourth best Rocketry team is from Presidio and they are, front center from left, Jose Galindo, Lizzbeth Jordan, and Marissa Gray.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Presidio High School’s Rocketry Team placed 4th in national competition at the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge held Saturday, May 10.

The all-day event was held at the …

Presidio 4H team state bound

Presidio 4H team state bound

May 8th, 2014

(photos by MANDI SANCHEZ)County agent Jesse Lea Schneider with the Educational Speaking Team, from left, Damariz Medina, Alyssa Hernandez and Cristian Montoya of the Rio Grande 4H Club in Presidio, has qualified for state competition. LouAnn Underwood, right, is the team’s adult leader.

PRESIDIO – The educational speaking team of the Rio Grande …

Gallego guest speaker at Sul Ross commencement May 10 in Alpine

Gallego guest speaker at Sul Ross commencement May 10 in Alpine

May 8th, 2014

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University spring commencement exercises will be held Saturday, May 10 in Alpine and Uvalde (Rio Grande College).

Ceremonies in Alpine will begin at 10am in the Pete P. Gallego Center. U.S. Congressman Pete P. Gallego, an Alpine native and Sul Ross graduate, will be the speaker.

Rio Grande College ceremonies will be …

Sul Ross art, theatre programs plan trip to New York this fall

Sul Ross art, theatre programs plan trip to New York this fall

May 8th, 2014

ALPINE – The Sul Ross State University art and theatre programs are joining together to provide a week in New York City this Thanksgiving.

Sul Ross theatre students will spend eight days on the “Great White Way” this November.

The eight-day excursion is open to one and all and includes airfare, hotel, transfers and …

Sul Ross student from Presidio win awards at TIPA conference

April 17th, 2014

By CHERYL ZINSMEYER 

SRSU Student Publications 

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University’s student publications received 37 awards at last week’s Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s conference in San Antonio.

The Skyline, Sul Ross’ student news magazine collected 21 of the awards, while The Brand yearbook received 15 awards, and The Sage literary magazine garnered one.

The Texas Intercollegiate Press Association …

Sul Ross President Emeritus Morgan accepts interim post at UH-Victoria

April 17th, 2014

By RICHARD BONNIN

University of Houston Media Relations

HOUSTON, ALPINE – University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has named Dr. Raymond Victor Morgan, Jr., Interim President of the University of Houston-Victoria, effective April 21. Morgan currently is President Emeritus and professor of mathematics at Sul Ross State University.

“Dr. Morgan has the right blend of experience, accomplishments …

Marfa ag mechanics students take home Sul Ross honors

Marfa ag mechanics students take home Sul Ross honors

March 27th, 2014

(photo by Presidio County Agent JESSE LEA SCHNEIDER)From left, Caleb Segar, 1st fire pit and 1st grinder; Andy Garcia, 2nd rocker bench; Isaiah Martinez, 3rd lamp; Casey Walker, 1st trailer; Alejandra Hernandez, 2nd spurs; Tim Flores, 1st grinder and 3rd stirrups; Bailey Walker, 1st table and Champion Overall Showmanship; Dakota Wilbourn, 1st …

New Mexico Highlands geologist to lecture March 21 at Sul Ross

March 14th, 2014

ALPINE – Dr. Michael Petronis, professor of Environmental Geology at New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, will lecture on glacial research in Norway on Friday, March 21 at Sul Ross State University.

Petronis will address “Glacial Activity in Neoproterzoic Svalbard,” at 3:15pm in Warnock Science Building, Room 201. The lecture, sponsored by the Sul Ross Geology …

Fort Davis student selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy

March 14th, 2014

FORT DAVIS – Jared Shackelford, son of Christine Shackelford and grandson of Laura and Abelardo ‘Lalo’ Marquez, and a student at Dirks-Anderson School in the Fort Davis Independent School District has been selected to travel to the Dallas/Fort Worth area as a participant in Education in Action’s Lone Star Leadership Academy, June 15-20, 2014.

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