Marlin pride on display

Schools hold concert, ribbon-cutting, showcase
Top left: Admiring student artwork are, from front, Felicia and Will Foster, Gabe and Kristi Littleton, Tara Grumbles, Harry Collins and Loan Herndon.

Top left: Admiring student artwork are, from front, Felicia and Will Foster, Gabe and Kristi Littleton, Tara Grumbles, Harry Collins and Loan Herndon.

Community members flooded Port Aransas High School to check out a concert, a ribbon-cutting and more on Tuesday, May 17.

Bands from PAHS and Brundrett Middle School performed at the concert.

The ribbon was cut to celebrate the completion of the Marlin Innovation Lab.

Folks also checked out the Marlin Museum and GT (gifted and talented) showcase.

Top middle: From left, BMS students Jhostin Sanchez, Grady Ruiz, Bryce Preton and Ronald Herndon play at the concert. Staff photos by Dan Parker

Top middle: From left, BMS students Jhostin Sanchez, Grady Ruiz, Bryce Preton and Ronald Herndon play at the concert. Staff photos by Dan Parker

Top right: H.G. Olsen Elementary School student Lila Winn shows the cookies she made for a business she established called Liz’s Bakery.’ (She said she chose the name ‘Liz’ just because she liked the sound of it.)

Top right: H.G. Olsen Elementary School student Lila Winn shows the cookies she made for a business she established called Liz’s Bakery.’ (She said she chose the name ‘Liz’ just because she liked the sound of it.)

Above: The ribbon cutting is held at the Marlin Innovation Lab. From left are students Aubree Boyer, Austin Bepko, Gunner Belcher and Ryder Maraquin; Superintendent Sharon McKinney; teacher Ryan Piwetz; PAHS Principal David Swartwout; and students Kaleb Conner, Helaina Butler, Kali Moore and Izzy Osburn.

Above: The ribbon cutting is held at the Marlin Innovation Lab. From left are students Aubree Boyer, Austin Bepko, Gunner Belcher and Ryder Maraquin; Superintendent Sharon McKinney; teacher Ryan Piwetz; PAHS Principal David Swartwout; and students Kaleb Conner, Helaina Butler, Kali Moore and Izzy Osburn.

Left: Band director Terry Davidson directs the PAHS band at the concert. Davidson is retiring this summer after 40 years as a teacher, including 16 years at Port Aransas ISD, but he said he might do some substitute teaching at the school district in the future.

Left: Band director Terry Davidson directs the PAHS band at the concert. Davidson is retiring this summer after 40 years as a teacher, including 16 years at Port Aransas ISD, but he said he might do some substitute teaching at the school district in the future.

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