Seniors take final step

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun

On a night honoring 63 graduates, the loudest applause and cheers were for a father.

Robert Marquez walked up on stage Friday night to accept a honorary diploma for his son Robert W. Marquez.
“To us he was ‘Pillz’,” said Krystal Montano, Tucumcari High School graduate. “We miss Robert and wanted his family to be a part of this night.”

Marquez, 15,