Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, September 6, 2001
Sisters celebrate birthday with separate parties
Nayelie R. Baez and Natalie B. Valenzuela celebrated their birthdays recently
with a party held in their honor.
Nayelie celebrated her second birthday on Aug. 25 and Natalie celebrated
her fifth birthday on Sept. 8.
Naylie was born on Aug. 25 and Natalie was born on Sept. 4.
The girls are the daughters of Lorena Baeza.
Maternal grandparents are Salvador and Nestora Baez.
Deadline set for ACT exam
College-bound high school students who need to take an entrance exam have
two chances to register for the ACT before the Oct. 27 test date. The postmark
registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 21. The late registration deadline
is Oct. 5 (an additional fee is required to late registration). Students
can get information from their high school counselor or register online at
ACT scores are accepted by virtually all colleges in the nation, including
all Ivy League schools. The test fee is $24. A student's ACT scores are considered
by colleges, along with several other important factors, for admissions and
course placement. Other factors include high school G.P.A., college prep
courses taken in high school, extracurricular activities, personal background
and other information.
ACT's website has helpful information such at test locations, sample tests
and the opportunity to order test prep materials. The ACT is given nationwide
and is taken by more than one million high school graduates each year.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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