Shoutout: Clovis, Portales students recieve piano honors

The National Piano Guild Auditions for Clovis and Portales piano students were held in the studios of Doris Tankersley of Clovis and Eunice Schumpert of Portales on May 5 and May 6. Over 45 piano students were adjudicated by Joan Hines, professor of piano at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs. All students received superior […]

Monday morning briefing: Honors, finals and an old jockey guys rule

Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Monday briefing. Website of the day The Clovis News Journal is on Facebook. Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/cnjonlinecom/54982313944?ref=ts With honors Today, Clovis High School is honoring students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average. There’s a banquet 6 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria. Video game of the week Take off […]

Six Hounds earn LSC baseball honors

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Pitchers Jerry Manning and Anthony Smith and right fielder Ethan Wagner led six Eastern New Mexico University players in All-Lone Star Conference baseball selections for the 2010 season. All three were selected to the second team. Meantime, freshman center fielder Luis Quinones, senior infielder Sean Cruce and senior second baseman […]

Press release: ENMU trio earns weekly LSC track and field honors

RICHARDSON, TEXAS — Daniel Draper (Jr., T, Moriarty, N.M./Moriarty HS), Nicole Reid (So., D, Pueblo, Colo./East HS) and Kassie Daugherty (So., T, Bridgeport, Texas/Bridgeport HS) from the Eastern New Mexico University track and field teams earned Lone Star Conference weekly honors for their performance at the Arizona State University Sun Devil Open, last Saturday. The […]

ENMU to induct seven into Hall of Honors

CNJ staff PORTALES — Seven former ENMU athletics have been selected to go into the school’s Hall of Honors during the Greyhounds’ opening 2010 football game against Southwest Nazarene on Aug. 28. They include Julie Baxter (volleyball), Gabe DeHoyos (baseball), Jamaal Hunnicutt (men’s basketball), Rachel Mohler (softball), Treena Royston (women’s basketball), Jim Harmon (support, posthumous) […]

Marshall music students take top honors

Congratulations go out to choir students from Marshall Middle School on their recent success at the 2010 Southeast New Mexico Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Festival held on Saturday, February 13th, 2010. Twenty-nine students from Marshall sang solos, and 24 received the top rating of “Superior” and eight of those students went on to […]

Clovis honors Martin Luther King Jr.

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Marchers walk from Potter Park in southwest Clovis to Clovis Christian School at Eighth and Hinkle streets Monday morning in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Roger Groom’s voice bellowed, echoing from the rafters, as he recited Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speech in […]

Wide receiver Poku earns all-LSC first team honors

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior wide receiver Jesse Poku has been named to the All-Lone Star Conference South Division first team in football. Poku, from Murphy, Texas, caught nearly eight passes per game and led NCAA Division II in receptions and yards per game for much of the season. The Greyhounds […]

Ceremony honors local veterans

Cannon Connections photo: Argen Duncan Bataan Death March survivor Irvin Butler of Portales sits while attendees sing “America the Beautiful” during the 63rd annual American Legion Tribute to Veterans Wednesday at the Memorial Building. He and the widows of other local survivors were given gifts of appreciation at the event. By Argen Duncan: PNT senior […]

Education feature: Clovis students earn all-state choir honors

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis High School senior Ean Guthals was one of 18 Clovis students selected for the 2010 All-state choir. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer

Oct. 9 Honors

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USAF photo: Airman 1st Class James Bell Col. Ruedi Kaspar, left, 27th Special Operations Wing vice commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. William Turner far right, 27th Special Operations Wing command chief, stand with this month’s Diamond Sharp Award winners. From left, Airman 1st Class William Uriniuk, 27th Special Operations Comptroller Squadron; Airman 1st Class […]

ENMU Foundation presenting posthumous honors during homecoming

PORTALES—The Eastern New Mexico University Foundation will present awards to a local Portales business, a Volunteer of the Year posthumous award to a former regent, and Philanthropists of the Year award to the family of a late graduate. The awards will be presented during the ENMU Foundation 34th Annual Breakfast in the Campus Union Ballroom […]

Day trip: Theater performance honors 9/11 victims

The Hub Theater Group is giving a performance of “The Guys.” What’s it about? The Sept. 11, 2001, drama depicts a New York City fire captain who lost eight men on the day of the terrorist attacks and must write eulogies for them even though their bodies have not been recovered. When is it happening? […]

Liaison: Military honors often overlooked

Cannon Connections photo: Kevin Wilson Senior Airman Nathan Rogers, left, and Senior Airman Perry Crooks of Cannon Air Force Base fold a flag military funeral honors for Henry Sanchez of Clovis. By Kevin Wilson: Cannon Connections Henry Sanchez loved dancing, his guitar and his harmonica, family members said. And he loved life. “Anytime you saw […]

Aug. 7 honors

The following airmen graduated Airman Leadership School Class 09, F on July 23: • Senior Airman Marc Bryan, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron • Senior Airman Michael Caito, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron,Commandant Award recipient • Senior Airman Michael Cook, 27 SOCES, Levitow Award • Senior Airman Logan Duplechain, 27 SOSFS • Senior […]

July 17 Honors

• Tech. Sgt Sarah Garcia, 27th Special Operations Medical Dental Squadron, graduated from the Kirtland Air Force Base NCO Academy Class on July 10. Garcia was a color guard member and was one of four of 38 student to achieve the Commandant’s Fitness Challenge by completing 2,750 push-ups, 2,750 crunches and running 154 miles.

June 12 Honors

This month’s Diamond Sharp Award winners are: Airman 1st Class Joseph Stevens, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Senior Airman Chelynn Kellam, 27th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron and Airman 1st Class Elliott Sprehe, 27th Special Operations Wing. The airmen received their awards June 7 at the Pecos Trail Dining Facility. They were recognized for […]

June 7 Honors

Brittni D. Jimenez of Clovis and Robert Waters III of Clovis recently graduated from Garden City Community College

June 5 Honors

The following airmen recently graduated from the NCO Academy at Kirtland AFB: 27th Special Operations Comptroller Squadron • Heather R. Jones 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron • Edison Y. Kim, Distinguished Graduate 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron • Ernest M. Revell 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron • Jeffrey J. Sena

May 15 Honors

Diamond Sharp awards were presented to the following Cannon airmen at the Pecos Trail Dining Facility on May 8:• Staff Sgt. Jessica Mattes, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, • Senior Airman Billy Hepworth, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, • Airman 1st Class Thomas Manyvong, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron• Airman 1st Class […]