Tucumcari student nominated for Rudy Award

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattler Esteban Martinez III is a semifinalist for a high school football Rudy Award, which celebrates outstanding young athletes. “The youths are selected for their ability to inspire teammates and their support of the local community,” said Sandy Henderson, public information officer for Inspireum, a Bend, Ore., company that is one of […]

Tucumcari restaurant owners win award

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Thomas Garcia Less than 24 hours after winning “Restaurateur of the Year” at the New Mexico Restaurant Association annual Hospitality Industry Awards in Albuquerque, Yvette Peacock and Yvonne Braziel were back at work doing exactly what earned them such a high honor. “The red carpet treatment stopped the minute we got back in to town,” […]

Altrusa receives award for service

Kimberly Hanna By Kimberly Hanna Quay County Sun Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their organization received the 2010 Distinguished Club Award. This award recognizes the club’s activity and productivity at every level of program involvement including service, programming, membership, leadership and communication. The club won a few awards that contributed to […]

Logan boy receives award for bravery

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Thomas Garcia Cutter Hastie was honored Monday by his family, friends and the Logan Ladies Auxiliary Post 77 for his bravery.

Former valedictorian earns top academic award

By Thomas Guengerich: New Mexico Tech News Service SOCORRO — A former Tucumcari High School valedictorian won one of the top academic awards at the commencement ceremonies of New Mexico Tech on May 15. Clay Beevers, a 2006 Tucumcari grad, won the Cramer Award, which is given to the top engineering student at the science […]

Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Heritage nominations sought

By QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Press Release: Foundation for Rural Service Offers $75,000 in College Scholarships

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) will award 30 – $2,500 scholarships to qualified rural students in May 2010 – one per geographic region of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) and one to a student sponsored by an NTCA associate member. The remaining 19 awards will be distributed proportionate to the number of applications […]

Mesalands administrative assistant earns award

QCS Staff Connie Chavez of Mesalands Community College will receive the 2009 Western Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award from the Association of Community College Trustees, according to a Mesalands news release. She is scheduled to attend the 40th Annual ACCT meeting scheduled Oct. 7-10 in San Franciso. As the administrative assistant to the college […]

Scholarship awards, engagement announcement

Scholarships awarded…Altrusa awarded $1,500 in scholarships. Each student received a $300 award. Tammy Hall, vocation chairwoman, made the award presentations. This year’s Altrusa Scholarship recipients are:l