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Thursday, May 22, 2003

Meza, Abila announce June wedding plans

Mr. and Mrs. Enrique Meza announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Monica Meza to Mason Abila.

The celebration of marriage will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Crissy and Enrique Meza of Pecos. She is a graduate of Pecos High School and is currently attending Midland College.

The future groom is the son of Robert Abila and Delia Abila of Pecos. He is a graduate of Pecos High School and is attending Midland College.

Wardlows tell of birth of new grandson

Scott and Jackie Wardlow proudly announce the birth of their grandson, Ethan Andrew Benavidez, born to their daughter, Keni.

Ethan was born in Alpine, weighing five pounds, seven ounces and was 18 ° inches long

Both mom and baby came on Easter Sunday. Anxiously awaiting the homecoming was Ethan's proud uncle, Kyle.

Ramirez named Officer of Month

Officer Tracy Ramirez has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month at the Reeves County Detention Center I for the month of May.

Officer Ramirez is married to Correctional Officer Francisco Ramirez Jr. and the couple have three daughters, Chelsea, eight, Chastidy, seven years old and son, Jayden, 11 months.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and children and likes to take her children to their games and supports them in everything that they do.

Officer Ramirez began her employment with the Reeves County Detention Center in August of 2000. She currently holds the title of Correctional Officer III.

Officer Ramirez maintains high standards in her work ethics, and her dedication to the Reeves County Detention Center is outstanding, according to RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.

"Officer Ramirez has worked all pertinent posts and willingly accepts additional responsibilities," said Franco. "She accomplishes all assigned tasks in minimal time with exceptional results," he said.

As a Correctional Officer, Ramirez' primary responsibility is to maintain security and control of the institution.

"She has continuously executed this responsibility exceedingly well and has always taken pride in her position," said Franco. "Her understanding of all posts pertaining to custody has been a tremendous asset in the training of new staff members," he said.

The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Officer Ramirez as Correctional Officer of the Month.

"Her high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation has earned her this honor," said Franco. "It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Officer Ramirez, who exhibits such professionalism. We wish her continued success in her career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.

OC schedules summer session

Registration for Odessa College's Summer I session will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, in the Registrar's Office.

To speed up the registration process, new students and transfer students should submit an application for admission prior to registration. Applications are available from the OC Admissions Office and Web site.

Students may arrange to pay tuition with a short-term loan that requires a 10 percent down payment and $20 fee.

Students who have completed 15 semester hours at OC may apply for federal loans. State and federal grants and college work-study also are available. Students are encouraged to apply early for these programs.

Proof of Texas residency for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment is required at registration to qualify for Texas resident tuition rates.

New students must furnish an official transcript and may be required to provide TASP scores. All transfer students must furnish official transcripts and TASP scores.

For more information, call the Odessa College Admissions Office at 335-6432 from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, or visit the Odessa College Web page at

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