Matador Memories: Celebrating AWC's Golden Anniversary

Arizona Western College began offering learning opportunities to the residents of southwestern Arizona in the fall of 1963. This year KAWC will join the entire AWC community celebrating this golden anniversary. Join us for Matador Memories every Friday morning during Morning Edition and evening during All Things Considered for stories from people whose lives have been changed through Arizona Western College.

Sylvia Herrera : Matador Memories

Apr 3, 2014
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Sylvia Herrera was among the first group of students to enroll in Arizona Western College. She learned about the school before the campus was finished being built.

Frank Nunez : Matador Memories

Apr 3, 2014
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Frank Nunez was a student at Arizona Western College and NAU-Yuma from 1997-to-2001. He is now an Assistant Prinicipal at Yuma High School. Nunez says one of his favorite parts of life at AWC was the multi-cultural experience of dorm life.

John Stratton : Matador Memories

Apr 1, 2014
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John Stratton led the AWC Matador Men’s baseball team for 27 years, ending In 2011. Coach Stratton says AWC was a great place to coach baseball, and a better place to raise a family.

Gary Foy : Matador Memories

Mar 27, 2014
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Gary Foy is Professor Emeritus in Business at Arizona Western College, where he taught from 1967-1998. Professor Foy says there is an interesting history behind the title "professor" at AWC.

Rich Tozer : Matador Memories

Mar 20, 2014
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Rick Tozer is the former Associate Dean For La Paz County Services at Arizona Western College and a former member of the AWC District Governing Board.  His relationship with the college began many years ago as he was graduating high school in Parker.

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