May 28, 2006 Honors

Clovis Christian
Second semester honor roll

Seventh grade — Josh Ashley, Kelby Bell, Chris Dang, Sarah Fallis, Cameron Hastings, Hannah Kearney, Ashley Klingler, Tyler Lewis, Kayla Luedke, James Martin, Kevin Mitchell, Jessica Neikirk, Cory Shipman, Kathryn Terry, Calvin Thomas and Wednesday Westbrook.

Eighth grade — Preslee Aguilar, Nick Cody, Heather Cook, Hanna Davis, Christen Landry, Amber Odegaard, Dylan Otero, Aaron Scarpa, Jocelyn Swann, Amanda Thomas and Lauren Ware.

Ninth grade — Lauren Douma, Hannah Godwin, LaNae Naceanceno, Travis Neikirk, Sydney Sorley and Megan Whitten.

10th grade — Amanda Riley, Kaci Tibbs and Cristen Wofford.

11th grade — Eli Godwin, Lanita Isbell, Billy Odegaard, Sarah Ouellette, Sidnee pool, Ryan Schaap and Joy Swann.

12th grade — Sam Barnett, Erica Boatman, Sarah Bolyard, Jenna Burgin, Tasha Daale, Isaac Godwin, Dustin Handley, Chase Irin, Danilo Knierim, Tiffani Medeiros, Chris Mitchell, Amanda Montanez, Ryan Otero, Mollie Peterson, Landon Ware, Matt Ware and Matt Young.

Amarillo College
Amarillo College awarded degrees and certificates to 1,049 students at the 76th commencement cerremonies recently at the Amarillo Civic Center Cal Farley Coliseum. They included seven graduates of Clovis High School and one Texico High School graduate. Clovis High School graduates who earned degrees and certification are Melissa E. Kopenits, Associate in Arts degree; Jason Michall Williams, Associate in Science degree; Glenda F. Cannes and Cynthia Marie Martinez, Associate in Applied Science degrees, and Christopher A.D. Hord, Debbie McDonald and Cynthia M. Nelms, Certificates of Completion. Brittany Nichole Brown, of Texico, earned a Certificate of Completion.

.J. Duncan Shaeffer, formerly of Clovis, has received the 2006 Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., where he is a member of the geography department of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The son of Marty and E.C. Shaeffer of Clovis, he was nominated and selected by students for the award.

On May 13, Quentin Ray of Clovis was honored as New Mexico State University Alumni Association Outstanding Senior as part of commencement, according to a news release from the university.

The College of Agriculture and Home Economics honored Ray, an agricultural economics and agricultural business major. He has a 3.96 grade point averrage, is on the dean’s list, is a Crimson Scholar and serves as the vice president of the Associated Students of NMSU, the student government. He is a member of Gamma Sigma Alpha and received Phi Eta Sigma honors.

Nichole M. Ford of Clovis graduated from Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, according to a news release from the university.

Ryan James Hernandez, son of James Henry Hernandez of Clovis, has been awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He holds an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame. After completing a residency in diagnostic radiology at University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., Hernandez hopes to pursue a fellowship in interventional neuroradiology.