Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
Fuentez named All-American Scholar
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Rodney Fuentez, of
Balmorhea, has been named an All-American Scholar.
The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Award Program to offer
deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines.
The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3, or higher, grade point average.
Only scholars selected by a school instructor, counselor, or other qualified
sponsor are accepted. These scholars are also eligible for other awards
given by the USAA.
He will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook, which is published
"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before
in America's history. Certainly, winners of the All-American Scholar Awards
should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence
and achievement," said Dr. George Stevens, Executive Director of the United
States Achievement Academy.
The Academy selects All-American Scholars upon the exclusive recommendation
by teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors. Once awarded,
the students may be recognized by the USAA for other honors.
Fuentez is the son of Norma Mendoza and Julian Fuentez, of Balmorhea.
His hobbies include sketching, playing videos and basketball.
Fuentez is currently in the seventh grade and has been an honor student
OC plans holiday closing
Odessa College will close Monday, May 26, in observance of the Memorial
For more information, contact Odessa College at 335-6416.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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