THS valedictorian shares her story

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Olivia Mitchell, 17, is Tucumcari High School’s valedictorian. An active senior, she was in many clubs and will graduate with a 4.36 grade point average. We talked with Mitchell her about her last year in high school and her college plans. Question: As the valedictorian you’ll be giving a […]

THS seniors paint the town for senior week

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The seniors of Tucumcari High School took to the street to leave an artistic impression. With bright colors and contemporary designs with their own personal touches, the THS seniors painted their names in the road in front of the Snake Pit. “It’s finally here,” said Kylee Barnett. “Seems like […]

Class members of THS ’57 sought

The Rattler Class of 1957 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 2-4. If you know how to contact the people below, please call Phyllis Welch at 576-2503. Shirley Allen James Chancellor Ballard Kersey Jean Parnell Betty Metters Victoria Chavez Nancy Ray Carolyn Johnson MCoy Jack Sills Lawrence Haase Ruth Dunn Ray Charles Lott Eufracio […]

02-03-2007: Around Town

Graduation day… Irene Quintana Triviz, daughter of Angel and Dolores Quintana of Tucumcari, graduated Dec. 15, 2006 from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She took a minor in business management. She is currently working in Albuquerque. Dolores Quintana said, “We are very proud of her. She made it.” Giving […]

Elks year end funding information

Elks give funding info… Each year, Tucumcari ‘s Elks Lodge 1172 BPOE steps forward to assist many efforts in Tucumcari and Quay County, said Raymond Parker, chairman of the Elks Board of Trustees. Many are in the area of youth programs that range from sports to library resources. The Elks programs are funded, in large […]

Parents upset guidelines have change for Mr., Miss THS

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Parents aired complaints about the pending selection of Mr. and Miss TSH, food service and registration fees at Tuesday night’s Tucumcari School Board meeting. And a board member told those attending that test scores and the levels of proficiency in core subjects such as reading and math is not […]

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 […]