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Tuesday, June 8, 1999

Brooks, Terry announce June wedding plans

Francitia "Penny" Brooks and Joe L. Terry II of Pecos will exchange wedding vows at 5 p.m., Saturday, June 26, at the St. James Baptist Church, 324 South Peach, Pecos.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Emma Hutchison of Houston and the granddaughter of Marjorie Horton and the late Andy Horton of Pecos.

Parents of the bridegroom are the Rev. and Mrs. Joe L. Terry I of Odessa.

Miss Brooks graduated from Pecos High School and has a degree from the University of Texas in El Paso and works for the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD as a Special Education Visual Impaired Teacher. She is currently working on her masters in Orientation and Mobility at Texas Tech in Lubbock.

Rev. Joe L. Terry II is pastor of the St. James Baptist Church in Pecos, and is employed by Phillips Petroleum-G.P.M.-Corp., construtor/maintenance in Goldsmith.

The couple plan to make their home in Pecos.

Prewit named award winner

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Briar Prewit, from Pecos, has been named a United States National Award Winner.

This award is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.
Prewit, who attends Pecos High School, was nominated for this national award by Pat Cobos, a counselor at the school.
Prewit will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.

"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in America's history. Certainly, United States Achievement Academy winners should be congratulated and appreciated for thier dedication to excellence and achievement," said Dr. George Stevens, Executive Director of the United States Achievement Academy.

The Academy selects USSA winners upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors and upon the Standards of Selection set forth by the Academy. The criteria for selection are a student's academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability and recommendation from a teacher or director.
Prewit is the daughter of John and Janet Prewit of Pecos.
Grandparents are Mary Prewit of Pecos, and Charles and Norma Sikes of Odessa.


Maritza Acosta and Amanda Ashley Herrera are named the top spellers at Pecos Elementary School. Acosta placed first in the spelling contest at the elementary school, while Herrera placed second.


Heather Scheier's third grade class at Pecos Elementary was chosen for the Principal's Choice Award for the last six weeks of school. The class is judged on their overall behavior in class and in the halls and are chosen by the principal at the school.

Goat roping planned

World championship goat roping and billy goat bustin' team toping will be held Thursday, June 17 at Fair Park Arena in Ozona.
Events are set to start at 6 p.m.
For more information contact the Ozona Chamber of Commerce at 915-392-3737.

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