Bill aims for smaller school sizes

By Anne Constable: The New Mexican

Dec. 18 Education Digest

Cadet graduates military academy Clovis’ Cadet Sarah Marie Lowell successfully completed six weeks of comprehensive new cadet training at Valley Forge Military Academy and College, according to a college news release. Lowell is the daughter of Rita Lowell of Clovis. Cadet Lowell joined more than 300 other new cadets at a Recognition Day ceremony held […]

College graduates more than 200 students

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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Eastern New Mexico University Regent Marshall Stinnett hands Religion Department Chairwoman Shirley Rollinson her diploma for a Bachelor of Science in music. Rollinson said she had been working for a decade or more to earn another bachelor’s degree. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Eric Coca didn’t intend to go […]

Education Feature: Radiological technology students complete program

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Christopher Miller, the only male in the 12-student radiological technologies program at Clovis Community College, laughs with his classmates as they wait for the pinning ceremony to start Wednesday outside CCC’s Town Hall. By CNJ staff writer: Liliana Castillo Christopher Miller has spent two years with 11 women. The radiological […]

Clovis grad dreams of being doctor

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo O.J. Martinez does a dance of celebration during the processional at the Clovis High School graduation ceremony on Sunday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Martinez will be attending New Mexico State University to study engineering and theater. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Yuridia Leyva’s parents separated when she was 11 […]

Choices graduates praise teachers, school

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CNJ staff photo: Keely McDowell Miguel Salazar, left, Samantha Garcia, center, and Brittana Boyce are part of the 2008 Choices graduating class. The 110 seniors who will graduate Monday from Choices school gave credit for their success to the school and the teachers. Choices is an alternative high school in the Clovis school system for […]

ENMU honors 209 graduates

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Commencement speaker Janeice Scarbrough likened Eastern New Mexico University’s fall commencement to a play with a wide variety of characters. “The stars of our show are the graduates themselves,” said Scarbrough, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at ENMU. The 113th Commencement Convocation awarded degrees […]

Wayland graduates celebrate

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Air Force Tech. Sgt. Clifton McFadden feeds his daughter Nadia a strawberry after his graduation Friday at Wayland Baptist University. McFadden, a vehicle mechanic at Cannon Air Force Base, earned his bachelor’s degree in management. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Recognized for their personal sacrifice and challenges overcome, more […]

Graduation ‘bittersweet’ at Clovis Christian

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Clovis Christian School senior Sidnee Pool, left, looks to see if anyone else is coming in the doors Friday as the seniors walk into the CCS Chapel for graduation. Pool was one of 17 graduates. By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer With boys robed in blue and gold gowns and […]

ENMU graduates take next step

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Jennifer Lockwood is congratulated by Jim Constantopoulos Saturday after receiving her diploma at Eastern New Mexico University’s graduation ceremony at Greyhound Arena. (CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks) By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Amid cheering friends and family, 250 graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas Saturday during commencement ceremonies at Eastern New Mexico […]