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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, February 12, 2001
Giraldo completes basic training
PECOS, February 12 - Edixon Alexander Giraldo completed basic military
training for the United States Air Force, on Jan. 26, as an honor graduate.
Giraldo is the son of Rubiela Gallo of Medillin, Colombia.
He and his wife, Denise Giraldo of Pecos and a 1996 graduate of Pecos
High School, have one daughter, three-year-old, Ghiselle Giraldo.
Giraldo is currently station at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita
Falls and is a radiology technician.
He is a 1994 graduate of Pecos High School.
Tech students make honors
PECOS, February 12 - More than 4,000 Texas Tech University students qualified
for academic honors lists at the end of the fall semester.
Students on the President's List earned a 4.0 (A) grade point average
while enrolled in 12 or more semester hours of class work. Students who
earned 12 or more hours with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 qualified
for the Dean's List.
Area students making the honor rolls included the following: Stephanie
Anne Armstrong, was named to the President's List. She is a senior majoring
in agricultural communications.
Albert John Lee, a senior, biology major, was named to the Dean's List
and Alan Layne Russell, a senior computer science major was named to the
Capping ceremony held in Monahans
PECOS, February 12 - The Odessa College School of Vocational Nursing, Monahans
Extension held its capping ceremony in Monahans, Friday, Feb. 9, at the
Ward County Convention Center. A reception followed in the parlor.
Monahans residents of the class of 2001 are Sharlene Black, Marisela
A. Gardea and Tamara C. Gardner.
Students from Odessa are Angelee Daniels, Dana L. Gourd, Sharnequea
Linster, Cindy Roach, Elizabeth M. Sutton and Corrie Thompson.
Kermit students are Rebecca S. Hernandez and Christina S. Jones.
Jana Dominguez and Deborah Wood of Crane also participated in the program.
In the capping ceremony, students are recognized for completing the
first half of a rigorous, yearlong training program and receive the caduceus
pin _ the medical profession insignia characterized by a winged staff with
two entwined snakes. Female students also receive the traditional nurses'
cap, for which the ceremony originally got its name.
For more information about the capping ceremony or OC's vocational
nursing program in Monahans, contact program chair Geneo Roberts at 943-5368.
Today, February 12
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Baker-Curtis Post 6437, 700 block of West
Second Street, 7 p.m.
Reeves County Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., courthouse.
Reeves County Hospital Auxiliary, noon, hospital classroom.
Red Bluff Water Power Control District board meeting, district
office 111 W. Second St., 1 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal parish hall.
Tuesday, February 13
Balmorhea City Council, 6 p.m., fire hall.
T.R.E.E. Meeting, 7 p.m., at the Eastside Community Center.
Immunizations, Texas Department of Health, 700 Daggett St.,
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 447-2225 for more information.
Pecos Art Association, 1501 W. Third St., 2 p.m.
Balmorhea ISD board of trustees, 6:30 p.m., administration office.
Toyah City Council, 7:30 p.m., fire hall.
Pecos Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 125 S. Oak, 8 p.m
Wednesday, February 14
Balmorhea Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.m., at the fire station
Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Reeves County Hospital.
Downtown Lions Club, Quality Inn, noon
CYM, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, 6 p.m.
Bible study group, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, Room 6, 7:30
Thursday, February 15
Rotary Club, Pecos Valley Country Club, noon.
Pecos Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall, 7:30 p.m.
Judge Roy Bean Shrine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Masonic lodge.
Friday, February 16
Pecos Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 8 p.m., 125 Oak St
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