Headline: CBC crowns Mr. & Miss CBC at 50th Anniversary Scholarship Pageant
The Mr. & Miss Coastal Bend College (CBC) Scholarship Pageant featured 17 students from Beeville and the surrounding areas who were vying for over $3,500 in scholarship funds. Six of those students were selected to represent CBC throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.
Winners of the Mr. & Miss CBC Scholarship Pageant include 2nd runners up Mauro Luna and Grace Arden Riley; 1st runners up Connor Christie and Angelica Sanchez; and Mr. CBC Colter Dees and Miss CBC Roxanne Perez.
CBC students who also competed in the scholarship pageant include Angelika M. Benavidez, Darren Burns, Ashton R. Cleveland, Briana A. Davila, April Gonzales-Gutierrez, Andrew C. Groseclose, Kristina Kana, Jamie M. Perez, Roxanne L. Perez, Grace A. Riley, Nikki Sandidge, Abigail Silva and Anissa Valverde.
Judges for the Mr. & Miss CBC Scholarship Pageant included Beeville City Councilman Bebe Adamez, Women’s Shelter of South Texas Outreach Services Director Adriana McKinnon and Beeville Main Street Program Director Michelle Clark Trevino. In addition, the Honorable Judge Stephanie Silvas was also in attendance to assist with the coronation portion of the scholarship pageant.
Various CBC faculty, staff and students generously volunteered their time to support CBC students who competed in the scholarship pageant. CBC’s cosmetology students provided free hair and makeup services to contestants. The Pantry Convenience Stores generously sponsored breakfast for the contestants at the dress rehearsal, which took place the day before the scholarship pageant.
Community members who were unable to attend the Mr. & Miss CBC Scholarship Pageant may view it online for free at http://lifesize.coastalbend.edu/. Photos of the Mr. & Miss CBC Scholarship Pageant are also available online at www.facebook.com/coastalbendcollege.
Headline: CBC’s Student & Faculty Art Exhibition open to public
Members of the community and surrounding areas are invited to attend the gallery opening for the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Student & Faculty Art Exhibition on Wednesday, November 18. The exhibit will take place in the Simon Michael Art Gallery, which is located inside of the Frank Jostes Visual Arts Building at CBC Beeville.
Student artwork that is displayed in the CBC Student & Faculty Art Exhibition will be available for purchase. The student art sale will be conducted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Simon Michael Art Gallery. A gallery talk featuring both student and faculty artists will take place at 11:30 a.m. with a reception immediately following.
The CBC Student & Faculty Art Exhibition will close on Thursday, December 3. For more information about CBC’s Student & Faculty Art Exhibition, please contact CBC’s Professor of Art Jayne Duryea at (361) 354-2322 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Headline: All CBC locations closed for Thanksgiving holiday
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Coastal Bend College (CBC) locations will close from November 25-27. The College will resume its normal hours of operation on Monday, November 30 at 8 a.m.
Registration for the spring 2016 semester is underway at all CBC locations. Students who are interested in registering for courses should visit the CBC location that is closest to them to speak with an advisor. An online registration option is also available for returning students without any holds on their account.
Financial aid is still available for students who qualify. Students should visit www.fafsa.gov in order to complete and submit a free application for federal student aid (FAFSA). To ensure that CBC receives a student’s FAFSA information, students should utilize CBC’s school code 003546.
For more information about CBC’s various course offerings or the registration process, please visit www.coastalbend.edu or email email@example.com.
Headline: CBC welcomes Col. Jeffrey F. Staha on Nov. 19
Coastal Bend College (CBC) invites veterans, community members, and CBC students to a free presentation by distinguished speaker Colonel Jeffrey F. Staha.
The presentation, Overcoming the Past to Lead, will take place at the CBC Beeville campus inside of the Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium, which is located at 3800 Charco Road. Admission to the November 19 event is free of charge and begins at 10:30 a.m.
Col. Staha is the Commander of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps for the Southwest Region. He is a Special Tactics Officer, Master Parachutist and a Combat Driver for the United States Air Force. Col. Staha has earned various awards and decorations including the Army Achievement Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal.
For more information about Col. Jeffrey F. Staha’s presentation, please contact CBC Beeville at (361) 354-2300.
Headline: CBC’s Scholarship Pageant takes center stage on Nov. 7
In celebration of the College’s 50th anniversary, the Mr. & Miss Coastal Bend College (CBC) Scholarship Pageant will take place on Saturday, November 7. The pageant will return to center stage at CBC Beeville inside of the Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium at 6 p.m. after a 20-year hiatus.
Contestants for the Mr. portion of the CBC Scholarship Pageant include Darren Burns, Connor Christie, Ashton Cleveland, Colter Dees, Andrew Groseclose and Mauro Luna. Contestants for the Miss portion of the CBC Scholarship Pageant include Angelika Benavidez, Briana Davila, April Gonzales-Gutierrez, Kristina Kana, Jamie Perez, Roxanne Perez, Grace Riley, Angelica Sanchez, Nikki Sandidge, Abigail Silva and Anissa Valverde.
The contestants who are chosen as Mr. and Miss CBC will be awarded a crown, sash, and a $1,000 scholarship to CBC. Contestants who are awarded first runner-up will receive a $500 scholarship to attend CBC, and the second-runners up will receive a $250 scholarship.
Members of the community who are interested in attending the Mr. & Miss CBC Scholarship Pageant have the opportunity to purchase a ticket online via www.coastalbend.edu/cbcpageant.