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People in the News 05-15-11

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Jessica M. Huff of Los Alamos is among the approximately 550 candidates for graduation from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales yesterday in Greyhound Arena. She earned a bachelor degree in business administration and accounting and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Summa Cum Laude requires a minimum grade point average of 3.8.

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Vincent Jaugan and Caitlyn Mullally took first place in their divisions to lead Española’s Carlos F. Vigil Middle School to the championship of the Third Annual New Mexico Archery Shootout, a National Archery in the Schools event.
Jaugan scored 286 out of a perfect 300 to win the boys division of the event, in which student archers from elementary through high school teams shot 15 arrows at targets 10 meters away and 15 arrows at targets 15 meters away. Teammates Erik Gutierrez and Sammy Miner took second and third places to help the team finish first with a score of 3,161.
The first-place winners in the boys and girls competition received compound bows. The first three finishers in the team standings received trophies and the top 10 finishers from each of the 18 competing teams received T-shirts.
The Northern New Mexico Chapter of Safari Club International donated the bows and T-shirts. This is the third year the Department of Game and Fish has coordinated the National Archery in the Schools program in New Mexico. This year, teams from 47 schools were eligible for the tournament.

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Lora Chastain of Los Alamos was recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter of the honor society at Oklahoma State University. Chastain is seeking a master’s degree in counseling. She is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty and professional staff and alumni initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.