UTEP celebrates annual “El Grito” ceremony


Sergio Muñoz

Sergio Muñoz, Photographer

The Student Engagement and Leadership Center and Chicano Studies held the annual “El Grito” ceremony celebrating Mexico’s Independence on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Union Plaza.

Students gathered for a commemoration of the Declaration of Mexican Independence with President Natalicio and Consul General of Mexico in El Paso Marcos Bucio.

Other guests at the ceremony included The Rector of Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Juarez Mtro. Hermengildo Lagarda Leyva, The Rector of Universidad Tecnologica of Ciuidad Juarez Lic. Guillermo Alvarez, The Undersecretary for the Northern Region of the State Education Secretariat Lic. Judith Soto.