Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, July 30, 2003
Hernandez named Officer of Month
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to announce that Rudy Hernandez,
of Barstow, has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month for July
at the Reeves County Detention Center.
Hernandez is a 1980 graduate of Balmorhea High School in Balmorhea.
His hobbies include dancing, bike riding, hiking, and traveling.
Officer Hernandez began his employment with Reeves County Detention Center
on January 2000 and was promoted to Correctional Officer III on June 24,
"Officer Hernandez' willingness to accept additional responsibilities
and his determination to succeed has earned him this award," said RCDC Warden
As a Correctional Officer, Hernandez' primary responsibility is to maintain
the security and control of the institution.
"He has continuously executed this responsibility in the highest respect,
and has always taken great pride in his position with the Reeves County
Detention Center," said Franco.
Officer Hernandez has proven to be an effective leader and mentor to
all new staff assigned to the Custody Department, according to Frano.
"His understanding of all posts pertaining to custody has been a tremendous
asset in the training of new staff members," said Franco. "His dedication
to the Reeves county Detention Center is outstanding," he said.
"It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Officer
Hernandez, who exhibits such professionalism," said Franco.
"We wish his continued success in his career with the Reeves County Detention
Center," he said.
Alvarez graduates from Harvard
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University announces the
graduation of Alva Elizama Alvarez, having conferred upon her a Bachelor
of Arts degree in Social Anthropology.
Alvarez graduated with honors with the distinction of cum laude, having
attained a 3.6 grade point average in her concentration.
During the course of her education, Alvarez volunteered at Greater Boston
Legal Services in downtown Boston where she offered legal aid pertinent to
Small Claims to disadvantaged Boston area residents.
She also taught English as a second language (ESL) to immigrants in an
impoverished Cambridge community, and participated in Harvard Model Congress,
a Harvard student-run program attended by thousands of high school students
In the fall, Ms. Alvarez will attend the University of Texas School of
Law in Austin, Texas.
She is the daughter of Alvaro and Luz Alvarez of Pecos.
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