Tucumcari seniors greet future

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Thomas Garcia Prepared to take their first steps in the next chapter of their lives, 73 Tucumcari High School graduates were reminded that they are the future. As the music played, the graduates began to file one by one into the Snake Pit Friday night. Senior Dalton Wood was once again at the end of […]

Caitlyn Romero graduates with honors

Caitlyn Romero graduated with honors from Kansas State University’s college of agriculture May 14. To graduate from the honors program in the college of agriculture, students must complete an honors project under the direction of a faculty adviser. Students must also complete 15 honors credit hours and prepare a portfolio. This semester, two students graduated […]

Mesalands graduates record class

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College held its commencement ceremony Friday. This year the college had its largest graduating class with a total of 84 graduates, two of whom were honorary degree recipients. Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, presented David Murphy and Miriam Murphy of Oklahoma City with honorary degrees. The Murphys have […]

Comments from the Canyons: We are fortunate to live here

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited much about the many privileges of small-town life and have usually agreed that we are most fortunate to live in our little corner of the Southwest.One morning last week was an example of the joy of being a native of these parts when a number of former […]

Graduates require community’s support

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Graduation from high school is one of the major events in a young person’s life — a time to be remembered and cherished. We can but hope that today’s seniors will look back upon this experience as fondly as do many of us in the over-the-hill gang. They […]

Role models out there who teens can look up to

Whenever possible, we like to recognize graduates of Tucumcari High School and tell a little about their accomplishments. We need to let our new graduates know how far they can go in life should they so choose because they too often tend to believe they can’t do much as graduates of a school located in […]

Logan graduates to theme of “Never Say Never’

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By QCS Staff Borrowing three words from James Bond, 22 seniors from Logan High School graduated Saturday to the theme of “Never Say Never.” The Longhorn graduates are Salvador Daniel Acosta, Quinten Lee Bugg, Ashlee Maysie Burns (salutatorian), Robert Paul Calbert, Steven Dallas Carter, Brittany Marie Cox, Tiffaney House, James Lee Jeppsen, Renee Angelica Kelly, […]

2007 graduates off to new adventures

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari High School’s class of 2007 graduated Friday night. Sixty-three seniors sat in anticipation as the ceremony began with the traditional Pomp and Circumstance in the Rattlers Snake Pit. “I have been waiting for this my whole life,” said Janice Apodaca. “I am first in line to get my […]

June 3, 2006 Around Town

Eight is great Kaitlyn J. Sena will celebrate her eighth birthday in Tucumcari with family and friends. Kaitlyn was born in Tucumcari. Her birthday was Friday. Her parents are Sandy Sena and Paul and Tonya Sena of Tucumcari and Logan. Sisters are Katherine and Destanie Sena. Mariah Morrison is her stepsister. Cody Morrison is her […]

MCC has pairs graduate

Special to the QCS Graduation ceremonies at Mesalands Community College class of 2006 could be designated as definitely out of the ordinary. Not only was it the largest ever (76 graduates), but it was the first ceremony where several of the graduates could be classified as being “pairs.” In the graduating class there was a […]