Kati Pina of Taft High School earned Best of Show honors for her entry, "Katy Perry." Pina’s work was awarded first place for her entry, "Waitress" in the Drawing/Pencil category. Last year, Pina earned first place for her pencil drawing and first place for her colored drawing. Ten area high schools participated in the annual art competition. The award-winning student work is currently on display in the Simon Michael Art Gallery in Coastal Bend College’s Frank Jostes Visual Arts Building in Beeville. The show will run through March 11. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Coastal Bend College will hold commencement on May 13 at 7 p.m. on the main campus in Beeville. Degree- and certificate-earning students from campuses in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton will participate in the outdoor ceremony. CBC Main Campus is located at 3800 Charco Road in Beeville, Texas.
Coastal Bend College’s Blue vs. White 2010 Senior All-Star Basketball showed the best of South Texas athletes. Two teams, comprised of area high school basketball players, went head to head in a matchup of equal skill and talent. The final score was 114 to 104, in favor of Blue Team.
Coastal Bend College will hold its Blue vs. White 2010 Senior All-Star Basketball Game on Saturday, March 27 at 2 p.m. in Beeville. The game will showcase the talents of senior high school athletes from districts located in the Coastal Bend.
Coastal Bend College’s annual High School Art Competition submissions are on exhibit at the Simon Michael Art Gallery on the Beeville campus. More than 60 pieces were entered in 11 categories to be judged by CBC’s art faculty. First, second, third and honorable mention honors were awarded in each section of the juried contest. One overall winner – best of show – was chosen. Justin Alvarez of Taft High School earned Best of Show for a pencil drawing titled “Eagle.” Winners are considered for visual arts scholarships or dorm scholarships at Coastal Bend College.