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Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Annual art festival proves successful

Not even the strong West Texas winds could keep Reeves County young artists away from the museum recently, when they attended the 12th Annual Student Art Festival.

Over 250 students, teachers and parents withstood the strong winds to attend the annual event held Thursday, April 29.

The theme for this year's art work was "Transportation in Pecos, Texas from 1883-1999."

The art work had a variety of modes of transportation including: stagecoaches, horses, trains, hot air balloons, airplanes, rockets and other assorted forms of transportation.

Guest spaker for the evening was Alonso Garcia, a teacher from Bessie Haynes Elementary School.

The Friends of the Museum, co-sponsor the event and were on hand to host and help with the reception and program. Refreshments were served afterwards and the group viewed the artwork on display, which will be on exhibit until May 7.

The public is invited to come in and view the artwork, there will be no charge to see this. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. until 5p.m, Tuesday through Saturday.

Winners for the art festival are: in the first and second grade division, first place went to Bailey Hernandez; second place, Mariah Marquez and third place, Joseph Ontiveros. Honorable mentions went to Amanda Renteria, Gabrielle Leos and Genesis Salgado.

Third and fourth grade division winners were first place, Daniel Tarin; second place, Crystal Ikler and third place winner, Alonso Munoz. Honorable mentions went to Randy Prieto, Larry Johnson and Miguel Vasquez.

In the fifth and sixth grade division, first place went to Candace Moore; second place, Jonathan Rubio and third place, James Tarin. Honorable mentions were, Gonzalo Reyna, Mereya Hernandez and Joe Rodriguez.

Seventh and eighth grade division winners included: first place winner, Jena Cranfill; second place, Adam Ortega and third place, Eloy Florez. Honorable mentions went to Matthew Contreras, Reed Davis and Juan Muniz.

Best of show in the first through fourth grade division went to Daniel Tarin and Best of Show in the fifth through eighth grade division winner was Candace Moore.

Cisneros named officer of month

Chris Cisneros has been selected as Correctional Officer of the Month for the month of April at the Reeves County Detention Center.

Cisneros has been employed at the Reeves County Detention Center since April 7, 1998.

He is a Correction Officer and presently works at the Special Housing Unit.

Cisneros is married to Brenda Cisneros.

"He has proven to be a self-motivated person and a great asset to the Custody Department and the institution," said RCDC Warden Rudy Franco. "He is an employee who is dedicated, trustworthy and dependable," he said.

While working at the Special Housing Unit, sanitation has improved considerably, according to Franco.

"I would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr. Cisneros a continued success in his career with the Reeves County Detention Center," said Franco.

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