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‘Cruz,’ ‘O’Rourke,’ star in Rock the Vote

‘Cruz,’ ‘O’Rourke,’ star in Rock the Vote

November 12, 2018

This story is also published on Best of SNO. LISD seniors learned the importance of voting and how the voting process is like in the real world at a Nov. 1 event at V.M.T. V.M.T’s AP government instructor and organizer Sean Gaynor explained the purpose of Rock the Vote. “The Rock the...

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

October 27, 2018

Voting is a hard-won right involving many sacrifices, a VMT social studies teacher explained. “The most important right of the United States of America is to have the right to vote for what we want for our country. Our early generations made many sacrifices to get us our voting rights. It’ll be...

Students hear ‘Clinton,’ ‘Trump’ debate at Rock the Vote (story, photos, video)

November 9, 2016

Two students portrayed presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at VMT’s annual Rock the Vote on October 25. “It’s a tradition at VMT that has gone on for several years. It started when Dr. Martha Villarreal (school director) came to VMT, and it’s become not only a cam...

Seniors are told the importance of voting

Seniors are told the importance of voting

September 23, 2016

Seniors heard about the importance of voting during a voter registration drive on Sept. 19. School director Dr. Martha Villarreal encouraged them to register and cast their vote for the upcoming election in November. Villarreal, who said she has been registering students for over 9 years, said...

High school seniors register to vote

High school seniors register to vote

October 9, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 2, VMT seniors gathered at the recital hall for Voter Registration Drive.

Seniors get presentation on the importance of voting

Seniors get presentation on the importance of voting

October 9, 2015

A Social Studies instructor spoke about the importance of voting and having a good political view during the school’s Voter Registration Drive in October. Sean Gaynor, Social Studies instructor who helped register students at the three home schools, explained why he helped seniors to sign up to...

‘Wendy Davis’ wins mock election at Rock the Vote (package)

October 28, 2014

Two students debated for the title at Rock the Vote on October 23 with the student portraying Wendy Davis coming out ahead with 78 percent of the vote. Rock the Vote took place at St. Peters Plaza and consisted of persuading seniors and people over 18 to vote, and a mock election. One of...

Rock the Vote portraits

Rock the Vote portraits

October 23, 2014

Photos from the photo booths at the Rock the Vote event at VMT on Oct. 23. Photos by Norma Garza and Jessica Canales. Voting results: Democratic: 78 percent, Republican: 15 percent, Libertarian: 7 percent.

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