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Thursday, April 9, 1998

Gartman named administrator in New Mexico

Jann Gartman, a former Pecos resident, was recently named
administrator of the New Mexico Lea County Detention

Gartman served with the Reeves County Sheriff's Department
for six years in several different capacities. She earned an
associate applied science degree in criminal justice from
Odessa College and has over 1,200 training hours in numerous

Born in Laredo, in 1951, she moved to Pecos, when she was in
the fourth grade. A graduate of Pecos High School, in 1969,
she received her state license as a Texas jailer and as a
telecommunications operator in 1987. In 1989, she was
licensed as a Texas Peace officer and in 1990, received her
license as an instructor.

From September of 1992 until February of 1993, she worked as
a narcotics investigator for Permian Basin Drug Task Force
in Midland. She then went to work as a sheriff's deputy for
Midland County Sheriff's Department, assigned to the civil
and warrant division. She transported inmates apprehended
out of state back to Midland for court purposes, rotating
24-hour call in month long segments.

In New Mexico, she received her state license as an
instructor in 1997.

She met and married David Gartman, moving to Hobbs in 1994.
David is a Lt. with the Hobbs, N.M. police department.

Jann's son, Clay Adams is a senior at Texas Tech, a daughter
Nikki Fowlkes, is a teacher in Van Horn. They also have
three grandchildren.

Gartman graduated from Pecos High in 1969.

She is the daughter of Dick and Evelyn Ferguson of Pecos.

Pecos students net scholarships

Three high school seniors from Pecos have been awarded Carr
Academic Scholarships at Angelo State University for 1998-99.

The students include Penny Armstrong, Jamie Corson, and
Veronica Munoz from Pecos High School.

About 300 Carr Academic Scholarships for 1998-99, ranging in
value from $1,500 to $6,000, have been awarded to qualified
high school seniors. During the current year over 900
students from throughout Texas and the nation, as well as
numerous foreign countries are attending Angelo State
University on Carr Academic Scholarships.

As a general rule, students must rank in the top 15 percent
of their high school class and present either a combined
math and verbal score of 1140 on the SAT 1 or a composite
score of 25 on the ACT.

Supported by a growing multi-million dollar trust
established by the late Robert G. and Nona K. Carr of San
Angelo, the undergraduate scholarships may be renewed
annually by the University for students who maintain the
required academic record. During a four-year course of
undergraduate study at ASU, Carr Academic Scholarships can
be worth from $6,000 to $24,000.

Second place winners recognized

Andrea Herrera, Delissa Munoz and Cessylia Chavez won the
sweepstakes second place category in the Science Fair held
at Crockett Middle School recently. Their project is titled,
"What Gas is Produced?"

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