Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, April 12, 2000
Arena scheduling continues
Arena scheduling has begun with all juniors attending a special session
from 4-8 p.m., on Tuesday, April 11.
All sophomores, 10th graders, attended Arena Scheduling on
Wednesday and all Freshman, 9th graders, will have a chance
to attend on Thursday, April 13.
Freshman are to attend the seminar from 4-8 p.m., at the New Gym.
Arena Scheduling for 8th graders, will be held from 4-8 p.m.,
at the New Gym, on Friday, April 14.
If you do not attend Arena Scheduling a schedule will be completed for
No schedule changes will be made after Arena Scheduling.
Paz awarded scholarship from ASU
Erin R. Paz from Pecos High school has been awarded a Carr Academic Scholarship
at Angelo State University for 2000-2001.
Carr Academic Scholarships are being awarded for 2000-2001, ranging
in value from $1,500 to $6,000, to qualified undergraduates. During the
current year over 1,000 students from throughout Texas and the nation,
as well as numerous foreign countries are attending Angelo State University
on Carr Academic Scholarships.
As a general rule, entering freshmen must rank in the top 15 percent
of their high school class and present either a combined math and verbal
score of 1140 on the SAT 1 or a composite score of 25 on the ACT.
Supported by a growing multi-million dollar trust established by the
late Robert G. and Nona K. Carr of San Angelo, the undergraduate scholarships
may be renewed annually by the University for students who maintain the
required academic record. During a four-year course of undergraduate study
at ASU, Carr Academic Scholarships can be worth from $6,000 to $24,000.
Ward is guest at the retired teachers meeting
The guest speaker for the April meeting of the Reeves County Retired Personnel
was Gari Ward, who is with the Pecos Economic Development Corporation.
The meeting was called to order by the president, Doris Moorman.
L.M. Ray opened the meeting with a prayer and guests Gari Ward, Lillian
Creasey, and Ray were introduced.
Refreshments were served by Elizabeth Schmidt, Birdi Slack, and W.C.
Mr. Ward presented a very informative program about plans for the future
of Pecos, including projects already accomplished and goals for the future
During the business meeting, Moorman announced the TSTA (Texas State
Teachers Association) convention being held in San Antonio April 5-8, and
the TSTA District Convention which will be held May 3, in Odessa.
The next meeting will be Monday, May 1, at noon, at the Senior Center.
This will be a luncheon and all members and prospective members are urged
to attend. The officers for 2000-2001 will be installed.
Anyone who has been employed in school activities is invited to attend
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