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Tree lighting ceremony illuminates St. Mary's campus

St. Mary's holds 8th annual tree lighting ceremony

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SAN ANTONIO – Saint Mary's University held their 8th annual tree lighting ceremony Wednesday night.

Hundreds of people including students and alumni gathered on campus to watch as the lights illuminated the university.

Attendees joined in on Christmas caroling and children took pictures with Santa Claus all before enjoying nearly four inches of man made snow accompanied snowball fights. 

"It's tremendous we have young and old, we have children of alum our students are here our alumni is here and of course our faculty and staff," said Tom Mengler, St. Mary's University President.

Mengler says this is a tradition that will continue for many years to come.