Tuesday, June 2, 1998
Pena named award winner
The United States Achievement Academy announced that D'Andra
Pena of Barstow, has been named a United States National
Honor Roll Award winner.
Pena, who attends Zavala Middle School, will appear in the
"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than
The USAA National Honor Roll Awards provide honor roll
Pena is the daughter of Daniel and Lydia Pena of Barstow.
Grandparents are Jose and Frances Castillo of Pecos and
Anthony Lopez and Billy Rodriguez, have been selected to
receive the Frank Kelley Memorial Lions Club scholarsips
Making the presentation last week was Paul Hinojos and Lions
100TH birthday celebration
Mae Weisiger celebrated her 100th birthday recently at the
Pecos Nursing Home. Her daughter, Billie Rogers, was on hand
for the celebration and provided the cake for the event.
Weisiger was born in Thorton and grew up in Mart, Tx. She
Twentieth Century Club president Melissa Grote presented a
check to Carolyn Winkles, treasurer of the Pecos Tree Board.
The funds are used to plant trees in the Pecos community and
several have already been planted at the Greenwood Cemetery
earlier this year.
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