Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, March 3, 2000
GED Testing planned
GED Testing will be held from 5-9 p.m., on Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday,
Registration is scheduled for 1-5 p.m., Monday, April 3, at 320 S. Oak,
For more information call 445-5535.
Roach nets degree at West Texas
Degrees were officially conferred on 394 West Texas A&M University
graduates at the December commencement ceremonies.
Area graduates include Kimberly D. Roach, of Pecos, who earned a Bachelor
of Science in Nursing.
The University awarded master's degrees to 82 graduates and bachelor's
degrees to 312 graduates.
Graduates with an overall grade point average of 3.50 or higher were
recognized as honor graduates and were eligible to wear gold honor cords.
The three level of recognition are Cum Laude (3.50-3.74), Magna Cum Laude
(3.75-3.89) and Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00).
Thirteen graduates received Summa Cum Laude honors. Nine students graduated
with Magna Cum Laude honors, and 25 students graduated with Cum Laude honors.
Smith couple honored with farewell lunch
The Friendship Class of the First Baptist Church honored Bill and Edith
Smith, with a farewell luncheon on Feb. 24.
Mayor Dorothy Stafford presented the Smiths with a key to the city for
their 50 years of community service to the citizens of Pecos.
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison recognized Mrs. Smith with a letter of
appreciation for her 16 years of dedicated service to the "Meals on Wheels"
program and for her generous and caring nature. She quoted former President
George Bush who said, "any definition of a successful life must include
Prior to retirement Mrs. Smith was active in the farming industry then
worked a number of years for the city of Pecos.
They are members of the First Baptist Church where Mr. Smith served
as a deacon.
They have five children, Maxine Hudson of Odessa, Dennis Winterrowd
of San Angelo, Lonnie Winterrowd of Martin, Tx., Cary Winterrowd of Gaymon,
Okla. and Linda Laughlin of Washington, D.C. All of whom graduated from
Pecos High School.
The couple also have 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be moving to San Angelo and making their home
in Rio Concho West.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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