After over 112,000 votes were cast and counted, the readers of The Alice Echo have spoken. Coastal Bend College in Alice was named the best community college! Additionally, Hector Villarreal was named the best instructor. The Readers’ Choice Awards were sponsored by Alice Chevrolet, to honor the best businesses, organizations, and people.
The Coastal Bend College (CBC) cosmetology programs at the Beeville, Kingsville, and Pleasanton locations are open for business. Community members are encouraged to call the salons nearest them to make an appointment with one of our talented cosmetology students. Through the College’s salon, students are able to offer community members with a variety of services while gaining hands-on cosmetology experience. Manicures, pedicures, men & women haircuts, and color are services that are available through the … Continue reading CBC Cosmetology program available for appointments throughout summer
CBC sophomore Kyler Bumstead has been awarded the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove at outfield after a season where he had 91 putouts, 8 assists, and a 1.0 fielding percentage for the 2019 NJCAA Division III Region XIV Conference Champions. A Kountze native, Bumstead played in 58 games for the Cougars in 2019 and committed no errors all season in the field while setting a program record of hits. Bumstead is the first player in CBC baseball … Continue reading Bumstead Earns ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove
Bee City USA has renewed Coastal Bend College’s certification for 2019 following a rigorous renewal process. The process, led by Dean Zachary Suarez, CBC’s Dean of Academics, completed CBC’s efforts to accomplish this recertification and to engage the campus in promoting pollinator-friendliness. Bee City USA is an initiative of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the largest pollinator protection organization in the world. The Bee Campus USA certification program galvanizes campuses and communities to sustain pollinators by … Continue reading Bee City USA Renews Coastal Bend College Certification
For the second time in a row, the Coastal Bend College Baseball program has had at least one student-athlete named to the NJCAA Division III All-American Team (Marco Becerril, First-Team, Pitcher and Jordan Gochenour, Second-Team, Infielder 2018). CBC Closer, Trent Sholders appeared in 20 games, pitching a total of 20.1 innings on the season. Sholders recorded 27 strikeouts and notched 14t Saves for the year. The Angleton native posted a 2.21 ERA and was also named National Pitcher … Continue reading Trent Sholders Named to NJCAA Division III All-American Team