Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Monday, January 12, 2004
Pecos students make Dean's list
The Dean's List for the 2003 Fall Semester has been announced at Angelo
State University in San Angelo.
To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must be enrolled
full-time and maintain a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
The honorees, along with their majors, include the following from
the Pecos area: Sarah L. Armstrong, finance; Kalyn D. Lara,
interdisciplinary child development and learning; and Orlando B. Matta,
Garcia named Employee of the Month
Joe Garcia has been selected as Employee of the Month for January at
the Reeves County Detention Center.
He is assigned to the Education Department as an Education
Garcia has two children, Velinda and David. He graduated from Sul
Ross State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters
in Education in Administration.
He enjoys fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Garcia retired from the Monahans-Pyote-Wickett Independent School
District, where he worked as assistant vice-principal and began his
career with the Reeves County Detention Center on Nov. 18, 2002.
As an instructor, Garcia's primary responsibilities are to conduct
and maintain an ESL course offered to all inmates and to provide a
viable pertinent program to ensure opportunities for self-improvement.
He works with programs, planning, and teaching, but is also involved
in the recruitment, counseling, and assistance of inmates to help them
prepare for successful re-introduction into society, according to RCDC
Warden Rudy Franco.
"Mr. Garcia performs his responsibilities and duties in the highest
professional manner, and has always taken pride in being a staff member
at the Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco.
"On behalf of the Reeves County Detention Center, I wish to express
appreciation for his faithful and effective service and wish him future
success in his career," he said.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 432-445-5475, FAX 432-445-4321
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