WBCA Names IBC Parade Marshals

WBCA announced Local Area High Schools representing the Youth of Laredo as the 2018 Parade Marshals for the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars. The IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars, takes place Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. Local Area High Schools representing the Youth of Laredo will lead the IBC Youth Parade Under […]

WBCA Names Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade Marshals

WBCA announced Dr. Pablo Arenaz, President of Texas A&M International University and Dr. Ricardo J. Solis, President of the Laredo Community College, as the 2018 Parade Marshals for the Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade. The Anheuser-Busch Washington’s Birthday Parade, will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m. Dr. Pablo Arenaz, President of Texas A&M International […]

Portraying Martha Washington for 2018 is Tami Dorsett Summers

Tami Dorsett Summers is the daughter of Kay Dorsett Hale of Austin, Texas, and Thomas Gilbert Dorsett of Wichita Falls, Texas. A graduate of United High School, she has a bachelor of journalism from University of Texas at Austin; and a master’s of science in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M International University. Tami has […]

Portraying George Washington for 2018 is Timothy Guy Shipton

Timothy Guy Shipton is the son of the late Guy Patterson Shipton and Angela Palacios Shipton. Tim’s family has a longstanding tradition with the Society of Martha Washington. His grandmother, Mary Patterson Shipton, was an associate charter member of the society and also served as treasurer. His mother, Angela Palacios Shipton was a debutante in […]

Portraying Chief Bear Spirit is David Arman Rivera

David Arman Rivera is a senior at John B. Alexander High School. David is a student athlete for all four years while attending AHS, playing football, baseball, track, and powerlifting. He is a member of the National Honor Society & HOSA program. David is dual enrolled at LCC taking college courses during this past school […]

Portraying 2018 Princess Pocahontas is Hannah Rose Sharkey

Hannah Rose Sharkey is a senior at Alexander High School. She has been very active in dancing and cheerleading throughout her life. Her love for dancing started by taking ballet and flamenco classes. As she grew older she made the transition into cheerleading. She was a member of the Laredo All American Team and became […]

WBCA™Names Abrazo Children Representing USA 2018

Sofia Gonzalez Sofia Gonzalez, 9, is a fourth-grade student at Colonel Santos Benavides Elementary. She is the daughter of Juan Manuel Gonzalez Jr. and Rochelle Valdez de Gonzalez. Sofia is a member of the Volleyball Performance Academy, where she has competed in BGC TAFF volleyball invitational for the past three years in and out of […]

WBCA™Names Abrazo Children Representing Mexico 2018

Tomas Andres Villegas Tomko Tomas is 9 years old and a fourth grade student at United Day School. He is the son of Ramon Enrique Villegas Moreno and Nicole Tomko Villegas. As the middle child, he is a caring boy with a jovial personality and adores all facts and figures. A lover of skyscrapers, Tomas […]