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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

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 communications-broadcast major.

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 College Week.

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 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 Dingle.

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.

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