3/24 Education Digest

ENMU making nursing tuition offer
Eastern New Mexico University is offering free tuition for bachelor of science nursing-completion classes.

The introductory class is offered via video-conferencing to the following sites from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning May 21: Clovis Community College, New Mexico Junior College, ENMU-Ruidoso, the ENMU-Roswell Artesia Workforce Center, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell, and ENMU in Portales.

Information: Jan Meyers, Tamaliah Lueras, or Jane Batson, at the ENMU-Roswell Division of Health, 624-7235 or toll free at (800) 243-6687, extension 235.

Clovis students named semifinalists
Colton Brewer of Gattis Junior High and Jessica Carter of Highland Elementary were named New Mexico Geographic Bee semifinalists by National Geographic Society. Both students are eligible to compete in the 2005 New Mexico Geographic Bee April 1 at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque.

Fourth- through eighth-graders throughout the state competed earlier this month. The top 100 students advanced to the state level for a chance to go to national finals in May in Washington, D.C.

Brewer is the son of Clinton and Amy Brewer. Carter is the daughter of Janet and Gene Porter.

CHS student to attend competition
Clovis High School senior Christen Kos earned first place in the marketing and management division at the Distributive Education Clubs of America state competition March 5 in Albuquerque. Kos competed against approximately 65 students across the state and will advance to the international level in California late April.

GED testing scheduled at CCC
GED reading and math I and II tests are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 19 at Clovis Community College. The writing, science, and social studies portions are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20. Registration is required before testing.

Pre-registration begins two weeks prior to testing dates and ends the Wednesday before testing. Information: 769-4019 or 769-4125.

Notary public course offered at ENMU
“A Notary Public’s Responsibility” will be taught by former assistant attorney general for the State of New Mexico Larry Smith from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 14 at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. The responsibilities, background and the reason for having documents notarized will be discussed. There is a fee for this class. The registration deadline April 11. Information: 562-2156, (800) 367-3668.

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Leslie Radford. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: leslie_radford@link.freedom.com