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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, August 9, 2000
Registration set at Odessa College
Registration for Odessa College's fall semester will be Thursday and Friday,
Aug. 17 and 18, with classes beginning at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21. New
and returning students will start the registration process at the tent-covered
area on the north side of the Student Union Building. Students with last
names beginning A-E will register Aug. 17, from 8:30-11 a.m.; M-R, 11 a.m.-2:30
p.m.; and S-Z, 2:30-5 p.m. Evening students will register 5-7:30 p.m. Students
with names beginning F-L will register Aug. 18, 8:30-11 a.m., and all students
may register 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
To speed up the registration process, new students are urged to submit
an application for admission prior to registration. Applications are available
in the OC catalog and from the OC Admissions Office and Web site.
Students may arrange to pay tuition in three installments with one-half
due on the day of registration or with a short-term loan which requires
a 10 percent down payment. A $15 fee is charged for both payment methods.
Students who have completed 15 semester hours at OC may apply for federal
loans. State and federal grants also are available. Funds from these programs
do not become available until later in the semester. Proof of Texas residency
for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment is required at registration
to qualify for Texas resident tution rates. All transfer students must
furnish an official transcript and TASP scores.
For more information, call the Odessa College Admissions Office at 335-6432
or visit the Odessa College Web page at http://www.odessa.edu.
Martinez nets scholarship
Ricky M. Martinez, a 2000 graduate of Pecos High School, recently received
a Minority Incentive Award to Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia. The
award includes resident tuition for two years at SAU.
In high school, Martinez received the American Legion Award, the Presidential
Award, National Scholar Merit Award, Academic Achievement Award, and the
National Science Award. He was named to Who's Who Among American High School
Martinez plans to major in business education and is the son of Genaro
and Tomasa Mendoza of Pecos.
New options offered on web site
The American Intercultural Student Exchange, a non-profit, tax exempt educational
foundation, proudly announces the unveiling of it's newest web site for
Texas and Oklahoma residents.
The site offers a wealth of information for families interested in hosting
a high school age exchange student for the 2000-2001 school year. "Our
site allows people to browse through student photos and read their profiles
online without leaving their homes," said Eleanor Tatsch, AISE's Regional
Coordinator for Texas and Oklahoma.
Exchange students arrive in August to attend school and live with a
host family. They have their own spending money, medical insurance and
speak English. Student sare eager to become a participating member of their
host family and attend the local high school.
Visit the web site today at www.aisetxok.com to select your student
or call 1-800-472-5005 for information on hosting a student in your home.
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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