Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, June 19, 2000
Golden Girl Nominee
Lyndall Jeannene Elkins
Lyndall Jeannene Elkins is the 17 year old daughter of C.L. and Pat
She is sponsored by the Twentieth Century Club..
Miss Elkins has been a member of the National Honor Society for one
year, is a member of Who's Who Among American High School Students, has
been a P.H.S. Varsity Cheerleader for one year and recieved the Outstanding
Student Award for Pre-Calculus for the year of 1999-2000.
She enjoys being in the Pecos Youth Advisory Commission, playing golf
and raising animals.
"I was a past 4-H president and vice president and won the Lamb Grand
Champion Award at the Reeves Loving County Stockshow in 1999. I also won
the lamb showmanship award."
Strain celebrates 2nd birthday
Victoria Lynn Strain celebrated her 2nd birthday with a party
held in her honor at the Athletic Pool.
Theme for the event was Blue's Clues.
She received many toys and was joined by family and friends.
She is the daughter of Theresa Strain.
Grandparents are Rosemary and Edward Strain.
Phi Theta Kappa receives award
The Odessa College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently was awarded the
Journey Challenge Award in recognition of an increase in its membership.
Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges,
presents the annual award to member chapters that meet or exceed their
stated goal of a 20 percent increase in new inductees.
OC's Eta Tau chapter, whose charter emphasizes scholarship, leadership,
service and fellowship, admitted 111 new members, celebrating a 32 percent
increase over the previous year's total. The improved membership level
is part of the chapter's efforts to expand its student leadership opportunities
and community service, according to faculty advisor and OC reading instructor
Patni also mentioned other improvements in the student organization
such as the development of an email system. The OC honor society also has
its own Web site, one of the first in Texas, which was created by a student
For more information about OC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa and its activities,
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