Dance teams receive honors
Four Clovis school dance teams received honors for their outstanding performances in the Santa Fe Dance Classic on March 16 in Santa Fe, according to a Clovis Municipal Schools news release.
The Marshall Middle School Sparklettes, the Yucca Middle School Chap Dance, the Clovis High Freshman Wildcadettes and the Clovis High Varsity Wildcadettes competed in the contest featuring 35 teams.
• Yucca Middle School Chap Dance
Officer - Division 1, Sweepstakes Award, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Judges Award - Pom, Judges Award - Hip Hop, Judges Award - Military, Best Overall Technique, Best Overall Presentation, Best Overall Precision, Best Overall Choreography, Best In Class (middle school), Best of the Best (Seventh Place Overall), ADTS Outstanding Director: Leslie Scroggins, Academic Champions (middle school)
• Marshall Middle School Sparklettes
Middle School Soloist - Jayla Mendoza, Officer - Division, Judges Award Officer Modern, Sweepstakes Award, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Judges Award - Team Military, Best In Class (middle school) - Runner-Up, Academic Champions Runner-Up (middle school)
• Clovis High Freshman Wildcadettes
Soloist - Joelle Stickland, Officer Open - Division 1, Judges Award Officer Open, Sweepstakes Award, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Judges Award - Pom, Judges Award - Hip Hop, Judges Award - Military, Best Overall Technique, Best Overall Presentation, Best Overall Precision, Best Overall Choreography, Academic Champions (JV Division), Best In Class (JV Division), Best of the Best (Fifth Place Overall)
• Clovis High Varsity Wildcadettes
Sweepstakes Award, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Judges Award - Pom, Judges Award - Hip Hop, Judges Award - Military, Best Overall Presentation, Best Overall Choreography, Academic Champions - second Place (High School Division), Best In Class Runner Up (High School Division), Best of the Best (Sixth Place Overall)
Free screenings set for April 10
Clovis Municipal Schools is holding child developmental screenings for children ages 3-5 Wednesday and April 10, according to a CMS news release.
The screenings are geared toward children who are experiencing developmental delays or other disabilities
There is no cost.
For an appointment call Mariela Zaccheus at 769-4490 ext. 3205.
Military academy spots available
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall’s office is accepting applications for nominations to U.S. military service academies.
To apply for a nomination, candidates must complete an application on Udall’s website and meet the application requirements for the academies to which they are applying. Applicants must be between 17 and 23 years of age (applicants must not be older than 23 on July 1, 2014.) Applicants must also be U.S. citizens and live in New Mexico.
Applications can be submitted online at tomudall.senate.gov/academy. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 11.
Accepted applicants would begin attending their academy in summer 2014.
State grant issued to institute
The New Mexico Heart Institute received a grant from the State of New Mexico Board of Nursing to teach CPR to students in public schools in the state, according to a news release from Dorothee Hutchinson, project coordinator for the New Mexico Heart Institute Foundation.
The foundation will use the $25,000 grant to provide Project Heart Start’s hands only CPR training to seventh, eighth- and ninth-graders with the help of the school nurses.
The program will be implemented in Clovis, Portales, Hobbs, Santa Fe and Gallup school districts.
Information: 505-843-2814, e-mail: email@example.com
ENMU to host state art exhibit
Eastern New Mexico University’s Department of Art will host “It’s About Time: 12,000 Years of Art in New Mexico” from Friday to April 19 in Runnels Gallery in Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University, according to an ENMU news release.
The exhibit shares the cultural history of New Mexico through pieces of Native American, Hispanic and European American art.
Jazz Fest coming this weekend
The ENMU department of music will host its 13th annual Jazz Fest on Thursday and Friday in the Music Building at ENMU. Special guests will be Chad Eby, the Onate High School Jazz Band and the CHS Jazz Band.
Eby, associate professor of jazz saxophone at the University of North Carolina in Greensborough, will give a master class on jazz improvisation 2 p.m. today in the music building. Those interested in performing should bring their instrument.
The Onate High School Jazz Band and the ENMU Faculty Jazz Combo will perform at 7 p.m. today. The CHS Jazz Band, the ENMU Student Jazz Combo and the ENMU Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday
Both concerts will be held in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building. It is free and open to the public.
Information: Kathi Fraze, 562-2377.
Programming contest slated
The ENMU Department of Mathematical Sciences will host the 2013 Computer Programming Contest 8:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, in Room 107 of the university computer center at ENMU.
The Division I Contest is open to high school and college students who have completed no more than two semesters of programming classes at ENMU. The Division II Contest is open to all other ENMU students.
Information: Jeremy Phillippi, 562-2309, e-mail: Jeremy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Regents meet Friday in Ruidoso
The ENMU board of regents will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the ENMU-Ruidoso Campus.
- Election of officers
- Committee appointments
- Information systems change from a major to an emphasis within the bachelor of business administration, Portales
- Associate of arts degree in culinary arts, Portales
- Associate of arts degree in family consumer science, Portales
- Major name change from PTE to CTE, Portales
- Associate of arts degree in recreation, Portales
- Associate of arts degree in pre-nursing, Portales
- Bachelor of science degree in industrial mathematics and statistics composite major, Portales
- Religion program realignment and department name change, Portales
— Compiled by CMI staff writer Benna Sayyed