Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, July 17, 2003
Rodriguez ends basic training
Army Pvt. Jesus Rodriguez has graduated from basic combat training at
Fort Knox, Ky.
During the nine-week training, the trainee received instruction in drill
and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical
warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat,
military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army
history, traditions, and core values.
Rodriguez is the son of Bertha Rodriguez of Pecos. He is a 2001 graduate
of a home school program in Pecos.
Abila makes Dean's List
Shirley Abila was nominated for the National Dean's List for 2002-2003.
The National Dean's List is the largest, most prestigious publication
in the country dedicated to recognizing academic excellence among college
Each year, the deans, faculty members, and education professionals from
over 2,500 colleges and universities select outstanding students for nominations
to "the National Dean's List." This honor is reserved for only 1/2 of 1%
of our nation's college students.
Shirley is the daughter of the late Alvaro Abila Sr. and Sofia Abila.
Abila will be graduating in August with L.V.N in nursing from Odessa
Sofia Abila, graduated on May 9, with an Associates of Art Degree in
Education from Odessa College.
Lara selected for Dean's List
The following students have been named to the Spring 2003 Dean's List
and Dean's Honor Roll at McMurry College.
To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have maintained at
least a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credit hours. To
be eligible for the Dean's Honor Roll, a student must complete 6-11 hours
with at least a 3.5 grade point average.
Students qualifying for the Dean's List from Pecos is: Orlando Lara Jr.,
a junior student majoring in management.
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