Jose L. Perez-Rocha   Holding Institue 1959
                                   Photo Album

A Non-Profit Community Learning Center  1102 Santa Maria Ave. Laredo TX  78040   (956) 722 1123

all photographs compliments of Jose Perez-Rocha

EMail to Riojas from Jose I. Perez-Rocha:


I am a graduate of Holding Institute 1959.  I joined the US Army and spent 3.5 years with Troop "I" 3rd Recon Sqd, 2nd Armor Cavalry in Amberg Germany. 

 Upon my discharge from the US Army I returned to Laredo Jr. college to finish my A.A. and then transferred to Texas A&I where I graduated in 1971with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  I retired from Lockheed in 2002 but was recalled as a contractor with Hernandez Engineering as a Senior Engineer at the Johnson Space Center.

  I would be very pleased to give you some history on what I remember of Holding Institute, Laredo TX.  We can meet at Jack in the Box today and I shall share my Holding School Albums.  Thank you Doc, I love to hear and meet people from Laredo.

Doc, There is a very nice web site on Holding by Ms. Elsa Laura at  She is also a graduate of Holding.  Please go visit it and get an idea of the size of our graduating classes and our international student groups.


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Roberto Villarreal is "The Man" in the truck.        
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taken from L.M.T. REM Room

Dear friends, As former students from Holding Institute or maybe as friends or relatives of a former student, I would like to invite you to visit my improved and updated site. You will find it much easier to surf into its different sections. I hope you really enjoy your visit and please let your friends know about it, too. If they knew Holding at one time or another, I am sure they will be delighted to read about it to remember those days. As always, I will be grateful if you could share with me any pictures or memories of your own. Be part of this Memorial to an Institution that made a great impact in our lives. My best wishes, Elsa Laura ======== Queridos amigos, Como exalumnos de Holding Institute o como familiar y/o amigo de un exalumno, estas cordialmente invitado a mi pagina de Internet. Creo que la encontraras mucho mas practica y sencilla. Espero la disfrutes y la recomiendes a tus conocidos. Si ellos conocieron Holding, seguramente les agradara visitarla para recordar viejos tiempos. Como siempre, les agradeceria de corazon, me enviaran alguna foto o recuerdo que tengan para compartirlo. Pueden ser parte de este reconociemiento a una Institucion que marco grandemente nuestras vidas. Muchos saludos, Elsa Laura Elsa Laura holdinginst @ Laredo, Tx USA - Friday, May 28, 2004 at 23:41:57 (CDT)


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