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MHS mariachi makes state competition for first time

            Mission, Texas- The Mariachi Aguilas at Mission High School (MHS) is making a little school musical history. They are the first mariachi group at MHS to advance to the state UIL mariachi competition that will be held February 23-24 at The University of Texas-RGV.

            The Mariachi Aguilas received Superior 1st Division ratings at the recent regional UIL mariachi contest to qualify for the state competition.

            The members of the MHS Mariachi Aguilas are, pictured left to right: Kevin Martinez, Farith Elvira, Jaime PatiƱo (Mission Collegiate High School), Yssa Garcia, Marie De Leon, Rocio Romero, Monica Garcia, Daniela Gaona-Vento (director), Angela Garza, Jorge Ramos, Angel Alanis, Humberto Maldonado, Daniel Olea, Arif Aguilera.

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