Sunland wins marketing award

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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Sunland Inc. employee Carmen Manquero watches jars being filled with peanut butter at the plant Tuesday. Sunland is New Mexico’s 2008 Agriculture Marketer. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Working for peanuts has earned a Portales company top honors. Peanut processor Sunland Inc. is the New Mexico Department of Agriculture’s […]

Dec. 19 Honors

• The 3rd SOS won the 2008 Air Force Special Operations Command Meritorious Unit Award for the period of Oct. 1, 2007, to Sep. 30, 2008. • The 73rd SOS and the 318th Special Operations Squadron were recently awarded Accident Free Flying Hour Award plates from Air Force Special Operations Command Safety.

12/7 Honors

Pintoris Art League Artist for the month Ruben Armenta is this month’s Pintoris Art League Artist for the month. The Clovis-Carver Public Library has 19 of Armenta’s works on exhibit. Armenta is a retired Air Force graphic artist and

Nov. 14 Honors

The following airmen were selected for promotion to staff sergeant: • Kendra Coleman, 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron • Eric Kindle, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron • Alan Hailey, 3rd Special Operations Squadron • Michael Wilson, 73rd Special Operations Squadron

Oct. 31 Honors

Diamond Sharp award winners The following airmen were recognized as Diamond Sharp award winners on Oct. 24. The Diamond Sharp award recognizes airmen who set an example for others to follow. • Staff Sgt. Scott Labonte, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Operations Squadron • Airman First Class Kevin Burger, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron • […]

Oct. 10, 2008 Honors

• Tech. Sgt. Charles Derflinger, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, received a commander’s coin on Oct. 7 during a weekly wing staff meeting. Sergeant Derflinger helped save 10-month old Eva Saiz’s life by relaying detailed medical information while a Clovis off-duty police officer and registered nurse performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation. • Patricia O’Leary, 27th Special […]

Oct. 5, 2008 Honors

RuizJose Carlos Ruiz, of Melrose, received his bachelor of applied arts and science degree in business occupations during Tarleton State University’s summer commencement ceremonies held Aug. 8-9 in Stephenville, Texas. JimenezBrittni Jimenez, of Clovis, was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kan. To be eligible for the […]

Oct. 3, 2008 Honors

AFSOC Unmanned Aerial System Sensor Operator of the Year Master Sgt. Greg Carrico, 3rd Special Operations Squadron, received the first-ever Air Force Special Operations Command Unmanned Aerial System Sensor Operator of the Year Award on Sept. 30. Diamond Sharp winners 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron • Senior Airman Carlos Guillen 27th Special Operations Security […]

Cannon airmen graduate academies

Kirtland Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Class 08-6 • Tech. Sgt. Brian Thompson, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, graduated from the Kirtland Non-commissioned Officers Academy, was a distinguished graduate and Commandant Award nominee. Senior NCO Academy • Air Commando Master Sgt. Douglas Crank, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Operations Squadron, graduated from the Air Force Senior Non-commissioned […]

Sept. 7, 2008 Honors

The National Honor Roll has released names of area students qualified for induction into its honor roll. The honor roll recognizes high achieving high school and middle school students. Those inducted into the hall of fame are eligible to compete for academic funds. Clovis: Kevin Kendall, Dharshyani Kesava and Margie Walker. House: Kris Foust. Muleshoe: […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Honors

Clovis Community College The following students graduated from Clovis Community College this summer. Associate’s degree of applied science: Jessica Daneille Teston, Priscilla Ann Sepulveda-Murray, Jennifer Marie Atchley, Carmen L. Acosta, Cassie Renee Alderson, Shelli Marie Beevers, Cami Marie Burney, Christine Marie Coyle, Vicki Ann Duarte, Tasha Renee Harvey, Kari Sue Hunt, Lisa Marie Mackey, Christopher […]

Wayland Baptist University honors Farwell student

Aug. 3, 2008 Honors

The following students from Clovis graduated in the 2008 spring and summer semesters: Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell • Beau D. Herman, program certificate, special topics • Lisa D. Johnson, associate of science, occupational therapy assistant • Jennifer J. Kimberly, occupational therapy assistant University of Wyoming • Daniel Klaas Alderse Baes, bachelor of science degree University […]

July 6 2008 Honors

Johnson Lisa D. Johnson of Clovis was named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the spring 2008 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours. Shaw Kathi Schneider Shaw of Clovis received her Masters […]

Eastern education grads ready for spotlight

Friday is the deadline to nominate an outstanding education graduate for Eastern New Mexico University’s Hall of Honors.

Monument honors Melrose veterans

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Courtesy photo The Memorial Wall lists 225 veterans from the village of Melrose. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Melrose Veterans Committee has a new venue for its Memorial Day service. Melrose Veterans Committee Chairman James Townson said today’s Memorial Day service will be held at Baxter Park, where a Memorial Wall listing 225 […]

May 25, 2008 Honors

Altrusa Altrusa International Inc. of Clovis received the Distinguished Club Award at the District 10 Conference held May 1-3 in Clovis. The Distinguished Club award recognizes a club’s activity and productivity at every level of program involvement. Mary Weigl, vice president said some of the programs local Altrusans were involved in are “First Time Mothers,” […]

Police week honors those behind the shield

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USAF photo: Beth Merchant Simulated “convicts” sit in jail after being “arrested” during the “Jail and Bail” at the Cannon Air Force Base Exchange May 15, one of the events held as part of National Police Week. By Airman 1st Class Elliott Sprehe, 27th SOW Public Affair CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — The 27th Special […]

May 8, 2008 Education Digest

Local students earn scholar honors Two Clovis High School students and a Floyd High School student were selected as Golden Apple Scholars, according to a Golden Apple press release. Ana Olivas and Rosa Rosas of Clovis High and Alexis C. Benoit of Floyd High were selected among 64 New Mexico students. The Golden Apple Foundation […]

ROTC cadets earn honors

Clovis High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Core held its annual awards ceremony and military ball Saturday at the Landing on Cannon Air Force Base, according to a press release. Honored were: Cadet Staff Sgt. Victoria Bailey, cadet Staff Sgt. Steven Dornak, cadet Senior Airman Laina Green, cadet Staff Sgt. Jennifer Landry, cadet […]