3 winners are named in Sunnyside election

Newcomer Robert "Bobby" Garcia was the top vote-getter in his run for the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board.

In official election results, Garcia, a former Tucson Police Department officer, received 31.29 percent of the vote, followed by incumbents Louie Gonzales with 31.19 percent and board President Buck Crouch with 18.72 percent.

Four candidates were running for three seats. Malcom R. Pavey received 18.03 percent of the vote.

Garcia, Gonzales and Crouch will be sworn into office on Jan. 8 during the board's 6:30 p.m. organizational meeting, which will be followed by its regular meeting.

Voters also turned down the district's measure seeking a 15 percent maintenance and budget override, narrowly rejecting the measure 50 percent to 49 percent.

Carmen Duarte

Colleges, financial aid spotlighted at event

Catalina Magnet High School will host its college and financial aid night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Admissions and financial aid representatives from the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and Pima Community College will attend the event.

The event is open to all Tucson Unified School District students and parents.

Catalina is at 3645 E. Pima St..

For more information, call College and Career Readiness Coordinator Mark Hanna at 292-8418.

Jamar Younger

Compiled by Carmen Duarte and Jamar Younger. Send education notes to Carmen Duarte at cduarte@azstarnet.com or Jamar Younger at jyounger@azstarnet.com