DAR presents history, citizenship, Columbus awards

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Chapter DAR held its annual awards luncheon last week to honor local Quay County students who participated in the DAR essay contests. Here are the three winners and their respective categories: • Eighth-grader Cheyenne Price won in the American History category for grades 5-9. The essay questions were “What message […]

Practicing what God preaches

By Leonard Lauriault Read the 23rd chapter of Matthew. Wasn’t that about the most uplifting passage in the New Testament (sarcastically speaking)? Jesus acted like an Old Testament prophet, chastising Israel’s leadership (remember, Jesus lived and died under the Old Testament and the new covenant didn’t take effect until after he fulfilled the former with […]

Alpha Mu accepting scholarship applications

Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is accepting scholarship applications from area graduating high school seniors.Two $200 scholarships will be awarded, based on academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities, civic and other personal factors, according to a chapter news release.High school counselor offices can provide applications. Deadline for receiving applications is April 11. They may […]

Renewable energy aficionados connect at MCC

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Mesalands Community College was visited by a electric hybrid car that can get up to 100 miles per gallon. A representative of Electric Auto Association’s East Chapter, Jerry Asher, was at Mesalands to promote the Toyota Prius, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Asher spoke with students in the automotive and diesel courses about the technology used […]

History book a family autobiography

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Gene Duke stopped at the coffee table recently to do a little visiting and mentioned that he had just published a book called Thirteen Chapters of Dukes. Naturally, I had to have a copy because I have know the Duke family most of my life and was fascinated when I […]

House FFA wins two at State

The House FFA Chapter traveled to Las Cruces to participate in the State FFA Career Development Event Contests last week. Over 1450 FFA members from across the state competed in the 28 various contests that ranged from Agricultural Mechanics to Wool Analysis. The House FFA Chapter , under advisor Tony Johnson was, said Johnson, “very […]

FCCLA students excel at districts

TV Hagenah By TV Hagenah Quay County Sun The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America had their district competition on Saturday, March 20 at Melrose High School at which 41 middle and high school students competed in 12 events. In the competition the students compete against a set of standards and are awarded stars […]