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Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Two Pecos students attended state competition

Students from the Pecos Middle Schools Crockett and Zavala, recently participated in academic competition in San Antonio.

The student representing Crockett Middle School was Amanda Fleming in General Mathematics competition. Fleming placed 85th at the state competition in the 8th grade division.

The student representing Zavala Middle School was Alexandrea Martinez. Martinez placed 36th in Number Sense and 50th in General Mathematics.

The principals at the Pecos Middle Schools are very proud of having Amanda and Alexandrea qualify for these state competitions. The approximate student participation at the state academic meet was over 1,500 students.

Fleming and Martinez represented Pecos very well at the meet. Pecos will be looking forward to attending the state meet next year. The Pecos Middle schools are the academic competition feeder school for Pecos High School.

The academic teams of Pecos High School recently won sweepstakes at their district meet in El Paso. The academic sponsors at Crockett Middle School, Gail Box, Cindy Duke and Jim Workman, and at Zavala Middle School, Olivia Herrera, Steele Ewing, LaVerne Williams, Penny Brooks are happy to have an opportunity to work with the academic program and these outstanding future leaders.

Their hard work is greatly appreciated by the school district's administration, staff and the community. The Pecos Middle Schools look forward to hosting an academic meet next year.

The hard work and preparation for the academic begins at Lamar Middle School. A note of appreciation is also extended to the Lamar academic sponsors, Oscar Guerrero, Martha Ricketson, and Rebecca Jeffries.

Francisco Ornelas is the Academic Competition Coordinator for the middle schools.

Spencer crowned Prom Princess

Rebecca Elizabeth Spencer was crowned Prom Princess at Incarnate Word High School Prom Night, April 10.

Spencer is into her senior year at Incarnate Word High School in San Antonio and was selected from among ten candidates chosen for this honor.

Selection was made by the student body. She is the captain of the tennis team this year and has participated on the tennis team throughout her high school years having gone to state competition for the past two years and chosen Most Valuable Player her junior year.

Spencer was selected to attend the National YOuth Leadership Forum her junior year and the Close Up Program her senior year in Washington, D.C.

She is an honor student, representative of the Student Council and serves on the Advisory Council at Incarnate Word High School.

She is the daughter of Frank and Becky Spencer and granddaughter of Elisa Tersero and Olivia Spencer.

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