Music teacher not one to toot own horn

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Norvil Howell, Clovis schools music coordinator for many, many years, was selected the New Mexico Music Educators Association Music Educator of the Year in 1987.

Norvil Howell: Champion of champions

Clovis schools are celebrating their annual “Music In Our Schools” week. Editors asked readers if they have a favorite music teacher. Doug McGregor’s response: “Norvil Howell, the champion of champions. He has given more students pride, respect for themselves and leadership skills, along with showing them how to have goals and accomplish them to a […]

Band serenades city

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Donald Young conducts the Clovis Community Band performing Thursday night at the Lyceum in downtown Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Darrell Todd Maurina. By Darrell Todd Maurina By day, Stephen Quinn wears black robes in 9th Judicial District Court. Four nights a year, however, he wears black formal attire to a different event: the concerts of […]