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Thursday, November 15, 2001

Dominguez named Lion's Sweetheart

Kristina Dominguez is this year's Pecos Downtown Lions Club Sweetheart.

She is the 17-year-old granddaughter of Fred L. and Vera Dominguez.

Dominguez is a member of the Pecos Youth Advisory Committee, is on the Student Council, is on the staff of the Eagle Echo, the Pecos High School newspaper, enjoys helping with Meals on Wheels and is a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church.

She was a junior varsity cheerleader her freshman year; a varsity cheerleader her sophomore year; a member of the Tennis Junior Varsity Team and Varsity singles first team 2000 tennis team Regional Qualifiers and the United States Achievement Academy award recipient.

Dominguez enjoys computers, watching baseball, playing tennis and baking. She plans to attend the University of Texas at San Antonio to try out for cheerleading there and transfer to the University of Texas in Austin to major in broadcast journalism.

"I lost my mother, the late Mary Ann Dominguez, when I was eight years old. Everything that I have accomplished has been through determination to make her proud of me," said Dominguez. "I know that she is within me always. I owe my direction to my grandparents for helping me strive to be what I am today," she said.

The Lion's Club offers scholarships to deserving high school students each year and also helps with eyeglasses for school children along with screenings.

Mendoza, Celedon exchange wedding vows in Ft. Worth

Cindy Mendoza and Armando Celedon were united in marriage on Aug. 18, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Ft. Worth.

The bride is the daughter of Socorro Mendoza and Joe L. Mendoza of Pecos.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Victoria Rodriguez de Lopez of Matamoros.

Maid of honor was Jerra Villesca of Dallas, best man was Jaime Mendoza of Pecos, brother of the bride.

Cindy is a graduate of Pecos High School, attended UTA in Arlington and is employed by Texas Department of Human Services in Ft. Worth.

Armando is a graduate of Trimble Tech High School in Ft. Worth and is employed by Comfort Supply in Ft. Worth.

After a wedding trip to Universal Studios in California the couple will make their home in Ft. Worth.

Poems sought for contest

Write a poem and win the $1,000 grand prize.

Hollywood's Famous Poets Society is sponsoring a new poetry contest, open to everyone. There is no entry fee.

To enter send one poem of 21 lines or less: Free Poetry Contest, PMB126, 1626 N. Wilcox Ave., Hollywood, Calif. 90028. Or enter on-line at A winner's list will be sent to all entrants.

The deadline for entering is Dec. 8.

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