Coastal Bend Blood Center representative Leticia Mondragon (center left) presents the 2014 Top Performer Award to Del Mar College administrative assistant Grace Carreon on Wednesday in the Harvin Center on East Campus. Also on hand for the presentation are Cheryl Garner (from left), dean of student engagement and retention; Beverly Cage, director of student leadership and campus life; Bennie Clark, administrative assistant; Blanca Canales, Student Government Association treasurer; and Denise Mugabe, Student Government Association president.
Coastal Bend Blood Center representative Leticia Mondragon (center left) presents the 2014 Top Performer Award to Del Mar College administrative assistant Grace Carreon on Wednesday in the Harvin Center on East Campus. Also on hand for the presentation are Cheryl Garner (from left), dean of student engagement and retention; Beverly Cage, director of student leadership and campus life; Bennie Clark, administrative assistant; Blanca Canales, Student Government Association treasurer; and Denise Mugabe, Student Government Association president.
Coastal Bend Blood Center representative Leticia Mondragon (center left) presents the 2014 Top Performer Award to Del Mar College administrative assistant Grace Carreon on Wednesday in the Harvin Center on East Campus. Also on hand for the presentation are Cheryl Garner (from left), dean of student engagement and retention; Beverly Cage, director of student leadership and campus life; Bennie Clark, administrative assistant; Blanca Canales, Student Government Association treasurer; and Denise Mugabe, Student Government Association president.

Sarah Fecht

Reporter

The Coastal Bend Blood Center recognized Del Mar College’s East Campus on Wednesday by presenting the college with the 2014 Top Performer Award in the education category. The center collected 603 units of blood during its 21 drives on East Campus in 2014. This is the second consecutive year East Campus has been named top donor of the year.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville came in second with 350 units of blood collected, while Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was third with 326 units. Del Mar College’s West Campus came in fourth, with 283 donations.

The Coastal Bend Blood Center’s mobile donation center visits Del Mar College, both East and West campuses, once a month during the fall and spring semesters and stays two to three days each time.

Meagan Falcon

The reporters and the editors of The Foghorn News are students at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Foghorn staff has a passion for writing and informing the public on the important issues happening locally and nationally, but most importantly what is happening on and off the Del Mar College campus.

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