Edinburg CISD’s Canterbury Elementary students, Eddie Cortez, Jr. and Bianca Cortez, received “Division Ones” the highest rating a vocalist can receive in singing, at the Ninth Annual Coastal Bend Fiesta Del Mariachi Contest in Alice. 

Eddie, who was in the Elementary category sang the song Ella, and Bianca, who was in the Middle School Division, sang the song Te Voy A Olvidar. The performers are rated in several areas that include tone, technique, interpretation, showmanship and overall presentation. 

Bianca and Eddie are the daughter and son of Edward and Blanca Cortez of Edinburg and are under the musical direction of Esmeralda Rios Cortez of Falfurrias.