Middle School student named to All Region Mariachi ensemble

Special to the Star

San Benito Riverside Middle School eighth grader Yarellie Rodriguez was named to the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 28 All-Region Mariachi ensemble.

Yarellie is the very first middle school student to receive this high school level honor.

The honoree performs under the direction and leadership of Avigái González, the school district’s middle school orchestra director.