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Valentine girl competes at The National History Day Contest

Valentine girl competes at The National History Day Contest

June 22nd, 2017

(photo courtesy CONGRESSMAN WILL HURD’s OFFICE)From left, Valentine teacher Bianca Porras, national finalist Jaci Garcia, and Valentine ISD Superintendent Debbie Engle.

By NICK WINCHESTER

nick@bigbendnow.com

VALENTINE – Valentine student, Jaclyn Garcia, competed at The National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park, MD, last week.

During her trip to Maryland, Garcia visited the office …

Marfa student on UNT Dean’s List

June 8th, 2017

DENTON – University of North Texas student Sean Michael Scanlon of Marfa was named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester, according to a university news release.

To be named to the Dean’s List, undergraduates must complete at least 12 academic hours with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9.

UNT is one of …

Sul Ross State University students experience cultural encounter in China

Sul Ross State University students experience cultural encounter in China

June 8th, 2017

(photo courtesy DR. ESTHER RUMSEY)Sul Ross student Andylyn Heckart practices Chinese calligraphy as part of SRSU’s Cultural Encounter Program.

ALPINE — Three Sul Ross State University students are in China, where they are completing the second half of the university’s Cultural Encounter Program for 2017. Andylyn Heckart (Runaway Bay), Dakoata Tyson (Sweetwater), and Ruoxi Wu …

Area students named to Sully 2017 Spring Dean’s List

June 8th, 2017

FAR WEST TEXAS – A total of 275 Sul Ross State University-Alpine Campus students were named to the 2017 Spring Semester Dean’s List. The list recognizes students who maintain a grade point average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Undergraduate students enrolled for 12 or more semester credit hours are eligible for the Dean’s …

Fort Davis summer reading program set

June 8th, 2017

FORT DAVIS — “Build a Better World” is the theme of Jeff Davis County Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Program.

Registration began June 1. Forms are available at the library or by email from library@co.jeff-davis.tx.us.

Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library are donating one prize for adults and one prize for children for Summer Reading Program participants …

Marfa 4-H sets events for June

June 8th, 2017

MARFA – This summer Marfa 4-H has several exciting events coming up, and the community is welcome to attend.

June 10 – Team Roping and Archery Shootout at the Marfa Fairgrounds and Arena

June 11 – Ice Cream Social and Awards Banquet at the Marfa ISD Robinson Cafeteria @ 2 pm

June 27 – Food Challenge Day Camp …

Redford student graduates from Baylor

June 8th, 2017

REDFORD, WACO – Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2,500 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 12 and 13 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus, including Jessica Chapa of Redford.

She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science.

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The …

Baeza earns livestock show scholarship

Baeza earns livestock show scholarship

June 8th, 2017

Sesar Baeza, right, at a recent Big Bend Livestock Show. Also pictured is his sister, Alexa.

PRESIDIO, BIG BEND – The Big Bend Livestock Show Association announced this week six recipients of college scholarships, four from Alpine and one each from Fort Davis and Presidio.

Sesar Baeza, a 2017 Presidio High School graduate, received one of …

Area business, community professionals cap yearlong self-leadership program with Alpine students

Area business, community professionals cap yearlong self-leadership program with Alpine students

June 1st, 2017

(photo by and courtesy of Elane V. Scott)In foreground from left, Diane Moore, Big Bend Regional Medical Center CEO with students Morgan Molsbee and Gage Glidewell. Also pictured are Tamie Neu, course instructor, Truman Spoon, Camryn Hardin, Sklyer Short, Chris Ruggia and Maritza Mata.

By ELANE V. SCOTT and RICK STEPHENS

ALPINE- Alpine High School Principal Panchi …

Leos earns Dean’s List honor at Angelo State University

Leos earns Dean’s List honor at Angelo State University

June 1st, 2017

Myra Leos

Angelo State University in San Angelo is pleased to announce that Myra Lynn Leos of Marfa has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester.

To be eligible for the ASU Dean’s List, full-time students must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

The Marfa High School …

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