Wayland Baptist University Dean Gary Mitchell reports a Wayland student has been named “Student Teacher of the Year” by the state.
Mitchell said Jimmy Marez, a student teacher at Clovis’ Sandia Elementary School, will be honored Saturday at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus.
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Eastern New Mexico University is establishing an Educators Hall of Honor.
The first class will be inducted during Homecoming ceremonies Oct. 24-25.
The purpose is to “honor education alumni who have achieved the highest level of success in their careers, as well as demonstrated exceptional character, and commitment to community service,” according to the ENMU Foundation newsletter.
Nomination forms can be obtained by calling 888-291-5524 or by going online at:
Deadline for receiving nominations is June 6.
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Carolyn Curd of Texico passes along this information about former Major League Baseball player and manager Mike Hargrove:
His family lived next door to hers in Texico for a few months in 1959, she said.
Curd said the Hargroves attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis. She believes Mike’s father, Dudley, was working for a grain elevator in Farwell.
Mike Hargrove was the American League’s Rookie of the Year in 1974 when he played for the Texas Rangers. He managed two Cleveland Indians teams to World Series appearances.
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One of the daily Editors’ Notebook features is the “Website of the day.”
It’s compiled by Staff Writer Mickey Winfield and features a site with a local angle.
Check it out at the link below.
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Sometimes, cowboys don’t smile back.
Glenda Price learned this following an unfortunate incident with a horse trailer.
Her column is posted each Friday in the “Opinion” section online.