LA FERIA, Texas – La Feria Chamber of Commerce, Our Lady of the Lake University, and the Rio Grande Guardian hosted a forum recently for the candidates running for La Feria ISD school board.

Five of the candidates participated. They were Place 4 candidate Lisa Ayala Montalvo, Place 5 candidate Gloria Casas, Place 6 candidates Katie Johnson and Dr. Olga Estrada, and Place 7 candidate Juan Briones.

After the forum had concluded the Guardian interviewed the five candidates. Here are the interviews:


Juan Briones


Katie Johnson


Lisa Ayala Montalvo


Gloria Casas


Dr. Olga Estrada

Quality journalism takes time, effort and…. Money!

Producing quality journalism is not cheap. The coronavirus has resulted in falling revenues across the newsrooms of the United States. However, The Rio Grande Guardian International News Service is committed to producing quality news reporting on the issues that matter to border residents. The support of our members is vital in ensuring our mission gets fulfilled. 

Can we count on your support? If so, click HERE. Thank you!

Keep on top of the big stories affecting the Texas-Mexico. Join our mailing list to receive regular email alerts.

Sign-up for the latest news

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: . You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact