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Gabriella Garza: The crown that gives back

November 3, 2020
For residents of the Kemah, Texas area, Gabriella Garza is becoming a familiar face. As the newly crowned Miss Kemah 2020, she often makes appearances at community and local outreach events. Paying it forward is something she lives by-…

San Jacinto College maritime heats things up with new fire field

November 3, 2020
  The San Jacinto College Maritime Program's basic and advanced fire fighting courses just gained a powerful new asset. The College now boasts a new fire training field located at the Maritime Training and Technology Center in La Porte,…

North Campus Children’s Center goes virtual: Serving young children in a pandemic

November 3, 2020
At the beginning of the pandemic, like many other organizations and institutions, the San Jacinto College North Campus Children’s Center Lab School was left to come up with solutions to continue to serve its population remotely. “We serve…

Despite new lab, shiny technology, criminal justice program stresses people skills

November 2, 2020
  “561-Traffic. Location: 3501 Luella. I have a black Jeep, two doors, license plate Frank-George-Henry-1234, clocked at 75 in a 40-mph zone.” Walkie-talkie in hand, the officer strolls up to the pillar by the Jeep’s driver-side door.…

Diagnosis not final word for HIM student

November 2, 2020
  Sitting in her doctor’s office in December 2018, Mika Ayers felt her world explode. Her back pain and fatigue were not signs of stress. Her cancer had returned -- and advanced to Stage 4. Ayers had just faced a life crossroads, becoming…

Edgar Pacheco: When life gives you a rough draft, you revise

November 2, 2020
“This is a rough draft. Plans can change at any time.” When Edgar Pacheco Jr. says that, you get the sense he’s lived it. Born with tetra-amelia syndrome, the San Jacinto College sophomore has gone through life without arms or legs.…