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Tuesday, May 25, 1999

Workmans net college degrees

Commencement exercises held on Saturday, May 15, were announced by the President and Faculty of Sul Ross State University for Michael Joseph Workman.

Workman received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology.

At Texas A&M University commencement exercises were held and Jerry Samuel Workman Jr. was one of the graduates.

Workman Jr. earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences Degree.

Both were Pecos High School graduates and are the sons of Jerry and Emma Workman.

Jones receives service scholarship

Crystal Jones, daughter of Kathy Herod of Pflugerville and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Herod, of Pecos, recently received the KVUE 24 5-Kids-Who-Care Community Service Scholarship.

Crystal was nominated for her community service work at Pflugerville Middle School, where she volunteers as a student teacher, teaching Spanish speaking students English as a second language. She will receive her award on ABC affiliate Channel 24 on April 5, in a live broadcast at 7-8 p.m.

Jones is a senior at John B. Connally HIgh School in Austin. She is ranked in the top ten percent of her graduating class. She is head cheerleader of the Varsity Cheerleading squad, Secretary of the National Honor Society, member of Student Council, Chairperson of the Senior Prom, Who's Who Among High School Students, Reporter for the School newspaper, "The Connally Connection," Student Reporter for the local newspaper, "The Villager" where she writes a column for Connally High School. She is also a member of the U.I.L. Accounting team and newspaper team for Connally. She recently placed third in Headline Writing at a local U.I.L. practice meet which qualified her for State U.I.L. Meet in April.

Jones is a two-time UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) All Star, and also NCA (National Cheerleaders Association) All American Cheerleader. She participated during the Thanksgiving Holidays in the Hollywood Christmas Parade in Hollywood, Calif. She received a recommendation during cheerleading champ to try out for an instructor position with UCA.

When asked what volunteering means to her? Jones said if you have not learned to give, you have yet to live. Her community service volunteerism includes Pflugerville Nursing Home, Meals on Wheels, Pop Warner Cheerleading, Brown Santa, D.A.R.E. speaker for elementary schools, Mentor for students at Northwest Elementary And Pflugerville Middle School, Teaching computer skills for Austin Eastside Story.

Jones will graduate in May. Universities interested in her attendance include: Baylor University, Southwest Texas State University, Clark-Atlanta University, Howard University and Florida A&M University.

Kinseys tell of new daughter

Cody and Molly Kinsey are proud to announce the birth of their new daughter, Morgan Emily Kinsey in Stephenville, Tx.

Little Morgan was born April 30, and weighed three pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Kathy Moore of Shawnee, Okla. and Barron Moore of Odessa.

Paternal grandparents are Linday Kinsey of Morgan Mill, Tx. and Lynn Kinsey, also of Morgan Mill.

Maternal great-grandmother is Carrlen Smith and the late Warren Smith of Shawnee and the late Mr. and Mrs. Balmore of Balmorhea.

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