Articles Archive for 29 August 2009
Five Cigarroa Middle School students raised over $9,500 to take part in the Smithsonian Institute’s Student Travel Educational Tour Program (SSTETP). Crystal Diaz, Cande Rodriguez, Jackie Gomez, Kristine Medellin, and Carlos Bouchot took a class trip over the summer to Washington D.C. and New York City to experience history first hand.
The SSTETP provides the best educational travel experience for students. The tours are operated by EF Education First, the world’s largest private education company. The program allows students throughout the country the opportunity to explore our nation’s greatest achievements in …
COUNTY NEWS, CRIME STOPPERS, FEATURED »
Sheriff Martin Cuellar presented a check to Crime Stoppers Inc. on Friday, August 28, 2009.
Left to right – Amador Juarez Crime Stoppers Board president, Ramiro Saucedo-Board parliamentarian, Maru De La Paz – Public information Officer, Sheriff Martin Cuellar, Socrates Garza, Valente Pelaez-Board Member, Armando moncivais-Board Member, Colleen Rodriguez – Board Vice President, Chief – Federico Garza, Carolyn Leyendecker- Executive Director.
LISD NEWS, STATE NEWS »
Courtesy Richard Treviño,
U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announced that Raquel Cruz, Nixon High School Junior, has been selected to participate in the United States House of Representatives Congressional Page Program. Cruz will be among 65 students selected nationwide to participate in the prestigious program.
Cruz will be leaving this Sunday to Washington D.C., to participate in the program through January. As a Page, Raquel will live and study in Washington D.C.. She will provide administrative support to the House of Representatives in a variety of capacities and will be working closely with …
HEADLINE, STATE NEWS »
Courtesy Richard Pauza,
Representatives of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including Assistant Director Joe Ramos, eighth from left, Port Director Gene Garza, fourth from right, Officer PAT (Protector Against Terrorism) and Laredo offices for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives gathered with Gloria Jackson, Cindy Liendo Espinoza and Salo Otero from South Texas Food Bank at Shiloh Tower Friday to announce that local federal agencies had donated approximately 4,155 pounds of food to the South Texas Food Bank …