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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Advance registration set
Advance registration for Odessa College's fall semester will be held 8
a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25 and 26.
Registration will be held at the Registrar's Office on the second floor
of the Student Union Building.
Students are encouraged to apply early for financial aid.
For more information, call the Odessa College Admissions Office at 335-6432
from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday during the summer or visit
the Odessa College web page at http://www.odessa.edu.
Holland named to Dean's List
More than 1,100 West Texas A&M University student made it _ 294 students
were named to the President's List, and 835 students earned mention on
the Dean's List for the 2000 spring semester.
Area recipients included, Leia T. Holland, of Pecos, a senior, mass
She is the daughter of Walter and Judy Holland.
Students earning President's List recognition achieved a semester grade
point average (GPA) of 3.85 ( of a possible 4.0) or better with a minimum
class load of 12 undergraduate hours.
Students on the Dean's List achieved GPAs of at least 3.25 and less
than 3.85 with a minimum of 12 undergraduate hours.
Orozco makes honor roll list
David Lopez Orozco, of Pecos, earned a place on the President's Honor Roll
for the Spring Quarter at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Waco.
Orozco is in the Biomedical Equipment Technology program.
The President's Honor Roll recognizes the scholastic achievement of
students with a perfect grade point average of 4.0.
Texas State Technical College in Waco is part of the only state-supported
technical college system in Texas. Other campuses are located in Harlingen,
Marshall, and Sweetwater. For six consecutive years, TSTC Waco has produced
more graduates earning associate degrees in engineering-related technologies
than any other public two-year college in America, according to Community
With more than 30 instructional programs in critical and emerging technologies,
TSTC is preparing a workforce to meet the demands of industries and businesses.
For more information, visit TSTC on the World Wide Web at www.tstc.edu
or call toll-free 1-800-792-8784.
Awards ceremony honors WTSS employees at picnic
The annual awards ceremony for West Texas State School employees was held
during their June 2 picnic held at the Pyote park. Many employees were
recognized for various reasons.
The "Employee of the Year" award was presented to Jesse Nunez, Juvenile
Correction Officer III on Dorm 11. Nunez has been employed at WTSS as a
JCO since 1997.
Employees receiving "Outstanding Employee" awards for their department
were Troy Ross, Lynda Olgin, Stefan Layton, Marcella Marenco, Margaret
Brown, Eddie Sotelo, Richard Aguilar, Miguel Balisnomo, Steve Strickland,
Margo Magness, Mary Helen Vasquez, Mario Carrasco, Jose Rodriguez and Luwana
TYC Tenure Awards were presented to the following: 20 years: Linda Brady,
Mary Taggart and Manuela Dunham; 15 years: Romalisa Martinez, Wilmot Bridges,
Yolanda Salgado, Roy Gray, Scott Linsey, Jose Morales, Jennie Clark, Mickey
Clark, Tommie Young and Joseph Mohler; 10 years: Woody Randolph, Frank
Rios, Nancy Jones, Marcella Marneco, Steve Strickland, Elvira Garcia, Henry
Hicks and Cynthia Titus; five years: Crespin Luna, Robert Ware, Mary Helen
Vasquez, Cristy Paulette, Stefan Layton, Mark Zocher and James Mapp.
Award committee members were: Genesa Shorten, Don Bard, Ayo Omoniyi,
Roy Gray and Sonja Nichols. Food committee: Cindy Everett, Brenda Swenson,
Romalisa Martinez, Jerri Dixon, Lois Muro, Bill Perkins, Maria Gray, Rebecca
Harcrow, Frank Rios and Felicia Amos.
Decorations: Marcella Marenco, Brenda Swenson and Nathan Duke. Set up:
Daniel Sanchez and donations, Marlene Bardett and Nianjan Sharma.
Tenure award plaques: B.J. Colwell and Cooks were Robert Garcia, David
Vejil, Rodolfo Quintela, Rudy Rodriguez, Charles Bowers, Francisco Vara
and Todd Craft.
Picnic committee co-chairperson: Julia Smith.
Other employee awards presented were: Most dependable, Suzanne Smith,
Annabelle Doran, Scott Lindsey, Russell Smith, Gary Brewer, Debbie Evans,
Kay Hagar, Carmen Sanchez, Ruben Olgin, Miguel Balisnomo, John Blankenship,
Randy Foster, Robert Freeman, Bill Perkins, Niranjan Sharma, Francisco
Vara, Karin Hollis, Troy Ross, Donna Allen, Maria Carrasco,Jose Torres,
James Barger, Frank Alvarado, Angeline Walker, Rodney Persall, Kathy Ramsey,
John Bowers, Mario Melendez, Jessie Cook, Lance Bowers and Marcella Marenco.
Most fun/comical: Margo Magness, Dave Cosby, Kathy McKnight, Woody Randolph,
Mickey Clark, Genese Shorten, Stefan Layton, Pete Bridges, Russell Covington,
Anthony Wesley, Jose Torres, Joe Rios, Mario Carrasco, Margaret Brown,
Greg Hicks, Ed Lopez, Eddie Sotelo, Dana Amos, Anthony Halterman, Fernando
Orona, John Bowers, Tammi Smith, Paula Davis, Richard Aguilar, Jesse Nunez
and Brad Miller.
Most serious: Jacinda Perry, Suzanne Smith, Pamela Crouch, Nathan Duke,
Leah Hilburn, Russell Smith, David Vejil, Claudia Alexander, Jimmy Lee,
Lemuel Harrison, Beverly Sandell, Joe Ozuna, Maria Gray, Pascual Gomez,
Brenda Ware, Artye Ward, Kevin O'Dell, John Bowers, Jessie Cook, Nicole
Zavala, Lanell Markham and Rhonda Ward.
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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