Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, May 28, 1999
Thomasson named scholar
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Jessica Thomasson,
from Pecos, has been named an All-American Scholar.
The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Award Program to offer
deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic
The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3, or higher, grade point average.
Only scholars selected by a school instructor, counselor, or other
sponsor are accepted. These scholars are also eligible for other awards
given by the USAA.
Thomasson, who attends Zavala Middle School, was nominated for this
national award by Michelle Workman.
She will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook, which is published
"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before
in America's history. Certainly, winners of the All-American Scholar
should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence
and achievement," said Dr. George Stevens, Executive Director of the
States Achievement Academy.
The Academy selects All-American Scholars upon the exclusive recommendation
by teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors. Once
the students my be recognized by the USSA for other honors.
Thomasson is the daughter of Gary and Cindy Thomasson of Pecos.
The grandparents are Kenneth and Marlene Hampton of Pecos and Ray and
Etta Trammell of Grandbury.
Pugh, Palumbo announce August wedding plans
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Weldon Pugh of Greenville announce the engagement of
their daughter, Leslie Denise, to Lewis Charles Joseph Palumbo, son of
Mrs. William George Harrington of Corinth and Lewis Anthony Palumbo of
The couple will wed at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 14, in East Dallas Christian
Church in Dallas.
The bride-elect graduated from Texas Tech University in 1994 with a
bachelor of science degree in restaurant, hotel and institutional management.
She is a sales manager for Crowne Plaza Hotels in Atlanta, Ga.
She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Wanda Hughes and the late Crawford
Hughes of Pecos.
Palumbo graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1991 with a
bachelor of business administration in marketing. He is a senior sales
representative for Nokia Mobile Phones in Atlanta.
Northside Swimming Pool sets hours
The Northside Swimming Pool will be open on Tuesday, June 1 and hours
will be from 2-6 p.m. The pool will be open six days a week, and will be
closed on Mondays.
Admission will be 75 cents for children 12 and under and $1 for anyone
13 and over. For party reservations call the recreation office at 447-9776.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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