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GROVE CITY, PA (01/16/2018)-- Sarah Gorog, a freshman major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction for the Fall 2017 semester. Sarah is a 2017 graduate of Homeschool and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gorog (Rhonda) from Silver City, NM..

Students eligible for the Dean's List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean's List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean's List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

PORTALES, NM (01/09/2018)

Lloyd Henderson of Gila, NM (88038), has been named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a GPA between 3.25 and 4.00.

ENMU, a state institution offering associate, bachelor and master degree options, serves students from around the world. Courses are offered on-campus and online.

For more information, contact the Office of Communication Services at 575-562-2154.

linda middlebrook rsREALTOR® of the Year award recipient Linda Middlebrook, at left, receives her certificate of award from Cassie Carver, 2017 Silver City Regional Association of Realtors PresidentThe REALTOR® of the Year award is given each year to a member of the Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® through a nominating process. The criteria include REALTOR® spirit, local Association activity, civic activity, State and National activity and business accomplishments.

photo 1 rsThe Imagination Library of Grant County (ILGC) seeks to expand the early literacy program throughout New Mexico. This nonprofit program helps to create a culture of literacy and learning in New Mexico by preparing children, ages 0-5, for school success through access to books and time spent reading with an engaged parent. Grants from the Frederick H. Leonhardt Foundation and Brindle Foundation have provided funds for program and operating expenses associated with statewide expansion, including a portion of book costs, educational materials, training and travel.

brian tudor 2017 art grantGCAG members Mary Margaret Soulé, at left, and Jane Bowen, at right, present a check to Brian Tudor of Silver High School.

patricia doherty photoPatricia Doherty of Harrison Schmitt Elementary School receives a check from GCAG Board member, Jane Bowen.

The Grant County Art Guild gave two additional "Art Makes You Smart" grants to two art teachers who had previously applied for the original grants given by the Guild last December. The grants are intended to help art teachers purchase supplies for art projects in their classrooms. The grant money was generously donated by a Guild member. "It's a shame that the Guild couldn't give grants to all the teachers who applied" said the guild member, who preferred to remain anonymous. "The students of these teachers should have the resources needed to pursue art in their classrooms."

By Jackie Blurton

di massey 2017 art grantDi Massey receives grant from GCAG Board member Jackie Blurton

crumbley 2017 art grantLeslie Crumbley receives grant from GCAG board member Tom Vaughan

This fall the Grant County Art Guild invited art teachers to apply for two $250 "Art Makes You Smart" grants. The grants are intended to aid teachers in the purchase of art supplies for their class rooms. Di Massey from Cliff Schools and Leslie Crumbley from Cobre Consolidated Schools were selected as this year's grant recipients.

Photos by Jackie Blurton

Members of the Grant County Art Guild have been invited by the Silver City Public Library to display their work in the library’s meeting room. The art was hung on January 8 and will be on display until March 7. The works includes paintings and photography.

2018 library show keith spangleGrant County Art Guild member Keith Spangle displays his fantasy oil paintings.

img 7893Sixth Judicial District Court Judge, Timothy (Othy) Aldrich, has graciously accepted an academic position with the Criminal Justice Department at Western New Mexico University. Judge Aldrich will replace the distinguished Professor Curtis Hayes who retired in 2017.

By acceptance of this position, Judge Aldrich announces that he will not be running in the 2018 election cycle to retain the position of District Court Judge.

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