House FFA student competes in national agriscience fair

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Jordan Runyan of Tucumcari recently competed in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. Runyan was awarded with a bronze pin in honor of the project titled “Magnetism’s Effect on Plant Growth.” Runyan was successful at the state level before moving onto the national fair. All 580 participants received their gold, silver, or bronze pins and were […]

Student on cross-country walk of faith passes through Tucumcari

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QCS Staff A student walking from California to South Carolina stops in Tucumcari as he rest from his 2,411-mile pilgrimage home. Tobiah Steinmetz, said he was on a walk of faith Friday afternoon as he visited the Quay County Sun offices. “I was compelled by God to walk across the country,” Steinmetz said. Steinmetz, 25, […]

Student passes through town on cross walk

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A student walking from California to South Carolina stops in Tucumcari as he rest from his 2,411-mile pilgrimage home. Tobiah Steinmetz, said he was on a walk of faith Friday afternoon as he visited the Quay County Sun offices. “I was compelled by God to walk across the country,” […]

Former student’s funeral services part of tradition

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons You have learned that students are among the most special people in my life and that I treasure the bonds that have held us together throughout the years. Of course, the loss of any of them is felt very deeply and makes me more aware than ever of […]

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

Tucumcari student receives anonymous donation

QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals for the future. […]

05-02-09: Upcoming events

THS student talent show set for TuesdayThe Tucumcari High School Student Council is presenting a talent show, the THS Golden Review.The show will be at 7 p.m. onTuesday at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium, 1100 S. Seventh St. Tickets are $3 for students and $5

Mesalands Lengal places second at state diesel competition

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College Diesel Technology student Travis Lengal placed second at the New Mexico SkillsUSA Competition held in Albuquerque last weekend. The competition included 12 stations that presented different mechanical, electronic and other job related problems for the students to solve. “It was a very good trip [for the students participating] […]

ENMU student to spread the love

By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Spread the love. That’s the mantra behind a special project developed by Lukas Cash. Cash is a student and special programs coordinator in distance education at Eastern New Mexico University. He is building a weblog called URLoved that lets people tell their loved ones how much they mean to […]

Students receive flag flown in Iraq

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The Tucumcari High School Student Council recently received an American Flag from the International Police Advisors located at Camp Echo in Diwaniyah, Iraq. The advisors are working in Iraq, training the Iraqi Police Force. They received Christmas care packages from the student council containing letters cards, food, snacks, electronics, Christmas tree decorations and toiletries; and […]