AWC Music Department Holds Spring Sophomore Recital

Yuma, AZ (April 18, 2018) – The community is invited to come out and attend the 2018 Spring Sophomore Recital highlighting Arizona Western College’s graduating music students.

The recital will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at Gloria De Cristo Lutheran Church, 11273 E. 40th St.
The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Professor Deltrina Grimes at or (928) 344-7574.


AWC Somerton Center Holding Educational Family Night Career Festival

Yuma, AZ (April 17, 2018) – The community is invited to join the Arizona Western College Somerton Center for their Education Family Night Career Festival on Wednesday, May 2, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Come and learn about programs available through AWC and partnering universities, GED classes, English courses, community program services, after-school programs, and more.

Miss La Paz 2018 crowned, wins over $5K in scholarships

Parker, AZ (April 17, 2018) – Desaray Brault was crowned Miss La Paz 2018 during the Miss La Paz Pageant at the La Paz County Fair in Parker last month.

During the ceremony, hosted by reigning Miss Arizona MaddieRose Holler, Brault received a scholarship from Arizona Western College for one year of tuition valued at $1,000 as well as a $4,500 scholarship raised by the community. The Miss La Paz pageant is part of the Miss America Organization, which has been recognized as one of the largest scholarship providers for young women.

AWC Jazz Festival held as part of Village Jazz Series

Festival guest artist also holding master class on jazz and trumpet technique

Yuma, AZ (April 16, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Jazz Festival is being held in conjunction with the Village Jazz Series on Thursday, April 19. The performance will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the village area of the Yuma Palms Mall (in front of Harkins Theatres.)

This year’s guest artist will be trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos from San Diego. He’ll be accompanied by the AWC Jazz Ensemble.