chime crafts, law school, birthdays, U.S. Navy, straight As

Chimes for the times…
Libraian volunteer Gienoveva Mediamo helps four-year-old Natalie Hayes with her wind chime craft. It was this past week’s activities at the summer reading program at the Tucumcari Public Library.

Sanovia studying law…
Sanovia Paris Garcia is attending Duke University Law School.
The daughter of Daniel and Phyllis Garcia of Tucumcari, she graduated in May with honors from ENMU. Sanovia Garica also has three children, Statton, 14, Danielle, 12, and Mason, 9.

Star in Adriana’s corner…
Adriana Hernandez celebrated her second birthday Thursday.
Celebrating with her were her brother, Cesar, and sister, Cristal.
Adriana is the daughter of Carol Montiel and Antonio Hernandez of Tucumcari. Her godparents are Ronnie and Rosie Sandoval of Marysville, Calif., Angel and Mary Montiel of Tucumcari and Patricio and Hortensia Hernandez of Chihuahua, Mexico.

Master at Arms graduate…
MASA Tramae Skinner, 18, of the U.S. Navy recently completed boot camp on in Great Lakes, Ill., and graduated from Master of Arms school May 2, in Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Tramae is stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Tramae is a 2006 graduate of Tucumcari High School. His parents are Billy and Rhonda Skinner and his sisters are Sarai, Sabrea, Secilee and Samae Skinner, all of Tucumcari.

Award for high marks..
Mariah Garcia, center, was presented an award by the Tucumcari School Board for straight As. Garcia, 12, will be in the seventh grade this coming school year. From left, are school board members, Joe Barnett, Marty Garcia, Carlos Romero, Doug Powers, and Albert J. Mitchell, Jr., school board president.