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Marfa high school students’ artwork on exhibit at MSA gallery Friday

Marfa high school students’ artwork on exhibit at MSA gallery Friday

April 27th, 2017

Junior Adriana Pineda works on her water color character paintings.

MARFA – On Friday, April 28, there will be a showcase of eight talented high school students’ artwork at the Marfa Studio of Arts Gallery. The opening is from 6-8pm.

The students have been working all semester in the High School Art Workshop, an after-school art …

Marfa Live Arts’ stages award-winning One-Act plays on Tuesday

Marfa Live Arts’ stages award-winning One-Act plays on Tuesday

April 27th, 2017

Marfa Live Arts winning playwrights – Front row, Brandon Leos, Nikita Landin, Kendra Serrano, Avery Beltran, Crystal Catano. Back row, Sal Roman, Huck Roch, Jarad Forristal, Adrianna Pineda, winning poster artist Ana Guerra .

MARFA — The Marfa Live Arts 6th Annual Playwriting Workshop at Marfa High School has concluded. The four award-winning One-Act plays …

MHS graduate is appointed student regent

MHS graduate is appointed student regent

April 27th, 2017

Jarett Lujan

MARFA — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Jarett Lujan as student regent for the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents for the 2017-18 academic year, his office announced Wednesday.

Lujan, of Marfa, is pursuing a Master of Education in student development and leadership in higher education from Angelo State University.

He becomes the …

Sul Ross BRI, Texas Parks and Wildlife publish Gambil’s quail guide

April 27th, 2017

ALPINE — “Gambel’s Quail in Texas,” a biology and management guide for landowners and hunters, was recently published by researchers at the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University and Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD).

Gambel’s quail is a common species in the southwestern U.S. and northwestern Mexican states, but in Texas, is found …

Area students earn Sul Ross academic and departmental honors as semester wraps up

April 27th, 2017

ALPINE — Cody Richardson, Adrian, and Samantha Banegas, Alpine, were named the 2017 Sul Ross State University Man and Woman of the Year at the annual Honors Convocation, held Monday (April 17) in Marshall Auditorium.

Sul Ross President Dr. Bill Kibler presented the awards. The Man and Woman of the Year award is the top honor …

Sul Ross ranked among most affordable online CJ master’s degrees

April 27th, 2017

ALPINE — Sul Ross State University’s online Criminal Justice Master’s degree program is ranked high nationally in affordability, according to a survey by SR Education Group.

With annual tuition of $10,980, Sul Ross ranks 23rd nationally in affordability. Sul Ross offers two online Criminal Justice Master’s degree programs, a dual M.A. in Public Administration and M.S. …

School trustees hear support for interim superintendent

School trustees hear support for interim superintendent

April 27th, 2017

(BIG BEND SENTINEL file photo)Oscar Aguero

By NICK WINCHESTER

nick@bigbendnow.com

MARFA — “He’s never forgotten what it’s like to be in a classroom,” Marfa High School ELA teacher Jaylia Foster told Marfa school board members Monday evening. “He never forgets how real it can be and the challenges that you face.”

Teachers, a county constable and a prospective …

Sul Ross to present Louis Haverson the President’s Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

Sul Ross to present Louis Haverson the President’s Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

April 20th, 2017

Dr. Louis Haverson

By STEVE LANG

ALPINE — Dr. Louis Harveson’s impressive list of personal and program accomplishments now includes a new honor – the President’s Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award at Sul Ross State University.

Harveson, professor of Natural Resource Management and the Dan Allen Hughes, Jr. Endowed Director of the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI), joins Dr. …

Gabriel H. Acosta to attend U. S. Naval Academy prep school

Gabriel H. Acosta to attend U. S. Naval Academy prep school

April 20th, 2017

Gabriel H. Acosta II

United High School (UHS) senior Gabriel H. Acosta II will attend the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS), located on Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island.

Acosta, who is enrolled in the Science Engineering Magnet School at UHS, is focused on becoming a navy aviator and expert in military law.

Congressman Henry Cuellar will officiate …

Presidio team roper is state bound

Presidio team roper is state bound

April 13th, 2017

(photo courtesy of DAENA BAEZA)Sesar Baeza Jr., left, and cousin Cody Gonzales qualify to compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals this summer.

By CAMERON DODD
cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Presidio Senior Sesar Baeza, Jr. qualified last week to compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals in team roping. He is the …

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