Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, November 15, 2001
Dominguez named Lion's Sweetheart
Kristina Dominguez is this year's Pecos Downtown Lions Club Sweetheart.
She is the 17-year-old granddaughter of Fred L. and Vera Dominguez.
Dominguez is a member of the Pecos Youth Advisory Committee, is on the
Student Council, is on the staff of the Eagle Echo, the Pecos High School
newspaper, enjoys helping with Meals on Wheels and is a member of St. Catherine
She was a junior varsity cheerleader her freshman year; a varsity cheerleader
her sophomore year; a member of the Tennis Junior Varsity Team and Varsity
singles first team 2000 tennis team Regional Qualifiers and the United
States Achievement Academy award recipient.
Dominguez enjoys computers, watching baseball, playing tennis and baking.
She plans to attend the University of Texas at San Antonio to try out for
cheerleading there and transfer to the University of Texas in Austin to
major in broadcast journalism.
"I lost my mother, the late Mary Ann Dominguez, when I was eight years
old. Everything that I have accomplished has been through determination
to make her proud of me," said Dominguez. "I know that she is within me
always. I owe my direction to my grandparents for helping me strive to
be what I am today," she said.
The Lion's Club offers scholarships to deserving high school students
each year and also helps with eyeglasses for school children along with
Mendoza, Celedon exchange wedding vows in Ft. Worth
Cindy Mendoza and Armando Celedon were united in marriage on Aug. 18, at
St. Michael's Catholic Church in Ft. Worth.
The bride is the daughter of Socorro Mendoza and Joe L. Mendoza of Pecos.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Victoria Rodriguez de Lopez of Matamoros.
Maid of honor was Jerra Villesca of Dallas, best man was Jaime Mendoza
of Pecos, brother of the bride.
Cindy is a graduate of Pecos High School, attended UTA in Arlington
and is employed by Texas Department of Human Services in Ft. Worth.
Armando is a graduate of Trimble Tech High School in Ft. Worth and is
employed by Comfort Supply in Ft. Worth.
After a wedding trip to Universal Studios in California the couple will
make their home in Ft. Worth.
Poems sought for contest
Write a poem and win the $1,000 grand prize.
Hollywood's Famous Poets Society is sponsoring a new poetry contest,
open to everyone. There is no entry fee.
To enter send one poem of 21 lines or less: Free Poetry Contest, PMB126,
1626 N. Wilcox Ave., Hollywood, Calif. 90028. Or enter on-line at www.famouspoets.com.
A winner's list will be sent to all entrants.
The deadline for entering is Dec. 8.
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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