July 24, 2008 Education Digest

Local students scholarship recipients

Two local students were named 2008-2009 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholars by the New Mexico Public Education Department, according to a press release.

Miles Ware of Clovis and Wesley Gilmore of Elida were awarded $1,500 annual scholarships for up to four years.

Forty-five New Mexico high school seniors were selected out of 195 applicants.

A complete list of awardees is available at www.ped.state.nm.us.