San Jacinto College students recently commemorated National Day of Writing with a variety of events and activities. Students shown dressed as literary characters include (from left, front row, kneeling): Ladora Gilmore, (the warewolf in the chair is a prop), Berenice Buentello, and Jennifer Vergara; (standing, back row) Kimberly Hernandez, Patricio Montes, Edith Caldera, Alshey Walker, Angelita Perez, (English professor Dr. Karen Hattaway), Alexis Garcia, Gabriela Torres, Naomi Alba, Jonathan Nieves, Vanessa Alaniz, Severo De La Garza, Crystal Castillo, Desiray Carranza, and Jocelyn Gutierrez. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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