September 21, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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CBC gets set to host Kids College at all locations

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

Sub headline: Scholarships available thanks to Joe Barnhart Foundation and Coastal Bend Community Foundation

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is excited to announce that Kids College 2017 will take place at the Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations from Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 23. Kids College will run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is open to students in the completed grades of 1-5.

The theme of this year’s Kids College is “Water is Precious”. Kids College participants will be exposed to the college environment which includes science labs, classrooms and commons areas. Each day, students will spend their mornings in a classroom setting with general instruction. The second part of the day will be spent inside of a state-of-the-art college laboratory with hands-on learning experiences.

In order to be eligible for CBC’s Kids College, prospective students must fill out an application and write a short essay as to why they would like to attend Kids College. Applications and Kids College information is available online at This year scholarships are available thanks to the generous donations of the Joe Barnhart Foundation and the Coastal Bend Community Foundation. The completed application and essay will then need to be submitted electronically or hand delivered to:

CBC Beeville

Cora Sain

(361) 354-2732

CBC Alice

Debbie Cadena

(361) 664-2981 ext. 3039

CBC Kingsville

Amanda Barrera

(361) 592-1615 ext. 4077

CBC Pleasanton

Rosalinda Perez

(830) 565-4222 ext. 1225

Enrollment for CBC’s Kids College is happening now at all CBC locations. For more information about CBC’s Kids College, please contact CBC Kids College Director Susie Gaitan at (361) 354-2549 or via email at