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.

Daniel Barajas : Matador Memories

Nov 20, 2013
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Daniel Barajas is currently Dean of Career and Technical Education at AWC. He says his relationship with AWC began before he ever got to the campus.

Tim Taylor : Matador Memories

Nov 20, 2013
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Tim Taylor was a student at Arizona Western College from August of 2011 through May of 2013. He says his interest in politics led him to pursue the post of SGA President.

Betty Borland : Matador Memories

Oct 24, 2013
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Betty Borland is the wife of AWC President Ken Borland. She remembers their arrival in Yuma more than 35 years ago.

Mark Reynolds : Matador Memories

Oct 24, 2013
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Mark Reynolds retired after a distinguished career as Program Director at KAWC AM & FM. That career was not what he planned when he first came to AWC.

Chuck Smalley : Matador Memories

Oct 24, 2013
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Chuck Smalley led the choral program at Arizona Western College for more than three decades. He says the decision to move to Yuma came after an unusual interview process. 

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