Socorro Independent School District students won top honors at the El Paso Community College K-12th annual Salute to the Arts art exhibit.
The students competed among numerous entries submitted from across the city. Thirty participants won awards at the event, which included five SISD winners and six who earned honorable mentions.
Here are the honorees:
Ximena Varela, El Dorado High School, first place for “Tranquility”
Marisa McLean, Spc. Rafael Hernando III Middle, second place for “Flamingo”
Gustavo Gone, El Dorado High School, third place for “Distorted Desires”
Joey Franco, John Drugan School, President’s Award for “Spotted Jaguar”
Joshua Valenzuela, Americas High School, El Paso Strong Award for “22 Strong”
Robert Favela, Spc. Rafael Hernando III Middle, honorable mention for “Abel”
Ashley Acosta, Eastlake High School, honorable mention for “January 10, 2002”
Vivian Murrell, Eastlake High School, honorable mention for “Everyone’s Dragon is Different”
Helena Rubio, El Dorado High School, honorable mention for “The Center”
Karen Hernandez, Pebble Hills High School, honorable mention for “Acne”
Illiana Nevarez, Desert Wind School, honorable mention for “Retro”