The students, staff and community at Jefferson/Silva High School this week reinforced their commitment to bring awareness to breast cancer research.
The school had its annual Pink Foxes Pep Rally where students and staff donned their best pink duds in a celebration of employees and family members who have been impacted by the disease.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the cause has been characterized by pink ribbons and the wearing of pink clothing during this month.
The event featured games and speeches from faculty members who are survivors. Principal Dr. Armando Gallegos and Jeff/Silva area Trustee Al Velarde attended the event.
Silva is a Health Magnet School and has full high school standing from the Texas Education Agenct. Silva has earned designated silver medal status under the 2018 and 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools national rankings.
Clinical Rotations at Silva allow students to experience a variety of clinical setting exposure that include, rehab centers, surgery clinics, dental clinics, oral surgery clinics, veterinary medicine.