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Pacheco Heather Celeste Pacheco has been named Teenagers or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk’s Lodge. Heather, age 17, is the daughter of Chris and Dolores Pacheco of Los Lunas. She is a senior at Tucumcari High School. The teenager or student of the month program is sponsored by the […]

Elk’s Lodge honors teen

Rocio Acosta has been named Teenager or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk’s Lodge. Rocio, 16, is the daughter of Marciano and Marcelina Acosta of Tucumcari. She is a freshman at Tucumcari High School. The program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding […]

Group donating school supplies

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Thomas Garcia The Ministry of Hope is purchasing school supplies for every Tucumcari Elementary student in Kindergarten through Fifth grade. “This is our way of helping the local families with the cost of returning to school,” said Ministry Director Doyle Fraiser. Fraiser said the idea behind the donation is to have the students focus on […]

Elks Lodge hosts student banquet

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At a special ceremony held at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 on May 19, all Students of the Month were honored and recognized for their outstanding achievements during this past school year. Ms. Natalie Nieto, a senior at Tucumcari High School, was selected as Student of the Year. Ms. Nieto has a GPA of 4.12. […]

Former Tucumcari student gets book published

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QCSun staff Former Tucumcari High School student Max Holman published his first book in April and is currently working on the second of his mutli-trilogy series. “Writing the book was the easy part. Getting published was the painstaking process,” Holman said. Holman’s first book, “The Chronicles of White Raven and the Book of Vanderbolt: The […]

Elks Lodge post raises funds

On April 11 the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 made a number of donations to youth groups in Quay County. The lodge donated $2000 to the Tucumcari High School Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America organization. The group is raising funds for national competition to be held this summer in Anaheim, Calif. The lodge also […]

Lucero Ortega named student of month

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Mesalands candidates narrowed to final four

Russell Anglin Last week, four Mesalands Community College presidential finalists visited the college and answered questions from the public during hour-long afternoon forums. Each meeting brought about 20 attendees. Candidates fielded questions about their experience with state legislatures, the future of educational programs at Mesalands, the need for student housing and how the candidates felt […]

Christopher Arias named Student or Teenager of the Month

Christopher Arias has been named Teenager or Student of the Month. It was announced Tuesday by the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Christopher, age 17 is the son of Albert and Nancy Arias of Tucumcari. He is a Senior at Tucumcari High School. The Teenager or Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge […]

Arturo Grajeda named student of month

Arturo Grajeda has been named Teenager or Student of the Month by the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Arturo Grajeda, 16 is the son of Arturo and Alma Grajeda of Tucumcari. He is a sophomore at Tucumcari High School. The Teenager or Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to […]