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Tuesday, July 2, 2002

Ramirez named Officer of the Month

Francisco Ramirez has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month at the Reeves County Detention Center II for the month of June.

Ramirez is a 1995 graduate of Pecos High School. He is married and his wife is expecting their third child in June.

Ramirez enjoys spending time with his wife and children and also enjoys playing the accordion in his spare time.

Officer Ramirez began his employment with the Reeves County Detention Center on Sept. 25, 2000. Due to his outstanding performance, he was promoted to Correctional Officer II on Jan. 28, 2002.

"He maintains high standards in his work ethics, and his dedication to the Reeves County Detention Center is outstanding," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco. "Mr. Ramirez has worked all pertinent posts, and willingly accepts additional responsibilities. He accomplishes all assigned tasks in minimal time with exceptional results," he said.

As a Correctional Officer, Ramirez' primary responsibility is to maintain security and control of the institution. He has continuously executed this responsibility exceedingly well, and has always taken pride in his position, according to Franco.

"During a recent tour by BOP officials, Ramirez was recognized as an example of the exemplary staff employed b the Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco.

The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to recognize Officer Ramirez as Correctional Officer of the Month.

"His high standards, quality of work performance, and self-motivation have earned him this honor," said Franco. "It is a pleasure to be associated with an individual such as Mr. Ramirez, who exhibits such professionalism. We wish him continued success in his career with the Reeves County Detention Center," he said.

Ortega graduates from San Angelo

Kimberly Nicole Ortega graduated from San Angelo Central High School on May 24.

Among her many accomplishments she graduated as a Texas Scholar and National Honor Society member. While attending Central High she was active in the Mexican-American Association, Spanish Club, vice-president, four year Bobcat Band member and Historian, two year VICA-Criminal Justice member and competitor in the state competition where she received a Superior rating, two year Westener Yearbook Section Editor, and was recognized two years as Who's Who Among American High School students.

She is currently employed with the State of Texas, Attorney General. In the fall, Ortega plans to attend the University of Texas at San Antonio and pursue a degree in Criminal Justice.

She is the daughter of Velma Ortega of San Angelo and Roy Ortega of Hondo, formerly of Pecos.

Grandparents are Catarino and Aurora Ramirez of Pecos.

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