Press release: Local students prepare to graduate

Two students from the Quay area are candidates for graduation from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales this fall.

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Graduation [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Michael Martinez, a business major at ENMU and 2008 Tucumcari graduate, received the honor of being on the Deans’ Honor Roll list for the Spring 2010 semester. This esteemed honor is based on taking at least 15 hours or more and earning a grade point average of 3.25 or greater. […]

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 […]

Rep Lujan to be guest speaker at graduation

QCS staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., will be guest speaker at the Mesalands Community College graduation ceremonies on May 7, according to a college news release recapping highlights of the April 14 board of trustees meeting. Also from the meeting: • College President Phillip O. Barry presented an appropriation request that has been […]

Logan seniors celebrate graduation

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By Thomas Gracia: : QCS staff writer Sixteen young men and women began new chapters in their lives Saturday with graduation from Logan High School.Seniors hugged, shook hands and visited with family friends and former school mates before the final ceremonies.The Class of 2009’s class motto: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened,” […]

Press Release: ENMU graduation set for May 16

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales, will host its 116th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena. There are 322 candidates for the 2009 spring graduation. The commencement speaker will be New Mexico state Sen. Gay Kernan, who serves on the Senate Education Committee.

Bullard finshes MCC before Tucumcari High

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Joshua Bullard is just 18 years old. But there he was, on the stage, in his cap and gown, at the Mesalands Community College graduation on May 11, getting his reward for two years of hard work. Oh, and that was before Bullard is to graduate from Tucumcari High […]

Mesalands set for graudation ceremonies

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Plans are set for Mesalands Community College’s graduation ceremonies Friday, school officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The college will have two sets of graduations, both Friday afternoon at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. The first is the 4 p.m. general equivalency diploma (GED) graduation program, followed […]

Board discusses senior week dilemma

By Martha Frost: QCS staff writer Next year’s Tucumcari High School seniors and their parents showed up in such large numbers at the Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday that the subject of Senior Week was moved to first on the agenda, according to Trudy Bauler, the school’s business manager. Bauler said senior […]

Rattlers seniors set final week activities

Class of ‘04 readies for festivities Tucumcari High School seniors will begin participating in special events and festivities this Saturday, marking their upcoming graduation. Events, dates and times are as follows: May 22: Elks Trash Pickup, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bowling Night, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 23: St Anne’s Catholic Church Mass […]