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CCC selects four for teaching awards
The Clovis Community College faculty selected four people for the 2004 National Institute for Staff and Organization Development Teaching Excellence Awards.
The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development emphasizes the importance of teaching excellence in an open-door setting.
The 2004 awards recipients, according to a college news release, are:
• Toni Rowin, instructor in nursing.
• Paul Nagy, instructor in English, Harry Pomeroy, adjunct Instructor in geology.
• Melissa Mapes, adjunct instructor in science.
Each recipient will receive a specially cast pewter medallion and have their name, title and college listed in a special award booklet produce by the national organization.

Drama festival being held today
Eastern New Mexico University is hosting its annual high school drama festival from 8 a.m. to midnight today and Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the University Theater Center on the Portales campus.
This is an opportunity for 500 young adults from 23 schools in the region to participate in drama workshops and performances, an ENMU news release said.
The participants are: Navajo Preparatory School, Burges High School, Roswell High School, Clayton High School, Tatum High School, Portales High School, Ruidoso High School, Carlsbad High School, Silver High School, Los Alamos High School, Mayfield High School, Moriarty High School, Santa Fe High School, Cobre High School, Kaleidoscope Company, Cliff High School, Albuquerque High School, Highland High School, West Mesa High School, Valley High School, Menaul High School, and Eldorado High School.
For information, call 562-2711.
— Staff reports