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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas 2A HHeraldZeltungB MAY Area students honored as John Dierks Memorial Scholarship Winners HeraldZeltung photo by GARY CARROLL v ABOVE SmKhson Valley MtddM School wlnrwt LR runrwinip Christine winners Stephen Hoggatt and Atojandra Rear LR Tom Raymond UPPER Middle School winners LR Ryan Amen and Misty Rear LR Tom Raymond Staata Braunfeia Middle School winners Brandyn Balmor and Megan Snider with Tom Seventhgraders Steven Hoggatt and Alexandra Garza of Smithson Valley Middle Ryan Amen and Misty Mclaughlin of Canyon Middle School and Brandyn Balmos and Megan Snider of New Braunfels Middle School were this years recipients of the John Dierks Memorial Scholarship The award has been presented annually since and is given to students who best exhibit the qualities of citizenship through academic high ethical and involvement in their community and their Presenter Raymond executor of the Dierks said the award was used to recognize the efforts of students and to thank them for their hard We want to reward the students who took the extra time and extra effort to be good Staats photo Each winning student received a savings bond and a framed The award was established by Harry and Christine Dierks for the development of the youth in Comal County and is administered by the Braunfels Foundation In each student will have his or her name permenantly engraved on a plaque that will be displayed in their respective Harry and Christine Dierks were individuals who cared a great deal for the young people of our community and their generosity has allowed us to encour age students to follow their example and become good citizens of this com said Tom Vice President of the Braunfels who also participated in the Circle Arts Theater offers workshop for inhouse crews Theyre the first people you meet wheh you enter any live so of course they make the first Theyre the house volunteers who greet you at the sell you your reserved and help you get seated before curtain And the staff Arts Theatre depends on the house crew tjo do a myriad of small tasks when they arrive a half hour before the audience does on any given performance Our house crews are made up of very special people who extend the hospitality of the and help make patrons com said Elizabeth Executive Director of Circle But operating policies and procedures change over the so we decided it was time to bring everyone up to As a consequence the theatre staff is offering a House Crew Workshop on Tues June beginning at 7 at the the located in Landa Anyone interested in serving on the house management team is welcome to We doubt the workshop will last more than an said we 11 be run over by the cast of Annie com ing in to BINGO American Legion Post 35 17415532864 Saturdays pm Doors open at pm at Comal County Sportsman Club 6255535 Ralph Rarr The following is an article by Lexie a sixthgrade stu dent at Oak Run who was a winner in the Veterans Memor ial Committee writing Each entrant submitted an arti cle on a military Hample submitted an article about New Braunfelser Ralph I recently interviewed one of the most decorated pilots in the He was the son of a naval officer and was born in Virginia in Colonel Parr was in the Air Force from 1942 to He reached the rank of full colonel He became interested in flying because his father was a naval pilot after World War Colonel Parr took his first flight when he was four years From that first flight on he was very interested v To become a pilot he had inten sive ground training and flying These schools took one full year to Because he graduated at the top of his he was chosen to become an instructor pilot His first military combat mis sion was in the Philippine Islands in World War Colonel Parr flew 641 combat missions during sombat in three He was a double jet ace in li his favorite plane was the In the Korean War his favorite plane was the F86 and in Vietnam has favorite plane was the F4 He wasnt scared in any of the wars because he said he didnt have time to be He chose to put his life on the line with such a dangerous job because someone had to do He also felt like he was supporting his country and he was trained for it His most unusual mission has been written up in many publica He was flying an F86 and his flight got separated in a dog fight when he discovered another He was chasing the air plane when he discovered he had cornered sixteen enemy Alone against these enemy air craft he finally was able to knock down the lead another aircraft and damage a third air Colonel Parr is the only Ameri can Pilot who holds both the Dis tinguished Service Cross and the Among his 65 and foreign combat decorations he also holds the Silver Legion of Merits with two Oak 10 Distin guished Flying Bronze Star and 41 air He says he misses the military because he really enjoys he says nobody really wins in a Normally the one that loses the least is usually declared the Towards the middle of his career he was asked to be one of the first astronauts which he He served in the capacity of military advisor in the Middle East I asked him what he thought about the changes in the Middle East and he said he really hasnt seen too many Theres still a lot of con flict and unrest In comparing the differences in the wars it is very hard to do because there are so many differ ent kinds of weapons and cultures After retiring he to New His hobbies today are playing fishing and speaking at air force Colonel Parr believes the great est strength of America is we are able to think for ourselves and that we are born and raised in He believes our greatest weak ness is we believe everything we hear or read in the news From this interview I had with Colonel it proved to me that he deserved every single medal he As you can see he is the kind of person we need all over the the kind of person who is dedicat ed to his He now resides in New Braun fels and he is married to Margaret Her family was a first generation german settler in New BRING NEW LIFE TO YOUR CARPET Revive the original beauty of your Cleaned in your own home by Von Schraders VS1 Dry Foam Extraction No No No Use the same All work Phone tor estimate VONSCHRADER ASSOCIATE KWIKKLEEN Carpet Upholstery Cleaning 210 jlCaraarita s MEXICAN CAFE We offer authentic Mexican dishes and Dine JnJake Out Ask about deliveriesl 1836 Spur INew Braunfels Breakfast Tacos Lunch Specials I I I I I 60811015 Fit 6am 2pm 5pm 10pm T 6am Brisket Plate SUMMER SPECIALS BBQ Sausage Plate Special All Day pflck Chicken Leg Quarters 990 starting at Catering for reunions summer No party too large or OPEN SUNDAY Closed SCHWABS SAUSAGE HAUS BARBQUK 309 Hwv 81 West IX 6256519 OLDEST DEER PROCESSING FLAM IN COMAL COUNTY 600 American Heart Association provided us with Ronald Cohle Randal Jacks are pleased to announce the return of Gary Bird FAMILY PRACTICE ASSOCIATES 705 Landa Suite F New vr How NBU Residential Rates Compare With Those of Other Utilities The following comparison of residential rates charged by 13 Electric Utilities were compiled from statistics released by the Public Utility Commission of The shown are for 1000 Kwh and include and other miscellaneous In order that our cuitomers may make comparisons of NBU we have included them and the order in which they UlJUUll i if Siting New Braunfels Southwestern Public City Public Service Bluebonnet Electric City of GVEC All Electric Pedemales Electric GVEC ResidentialFarm Rate 8 Texas Utilities Electric Central Power Gulf States Houston Lighting K Electric paid FAMILY EYE CENTER OPENS Ofttometttc Family Vision Care Contact Lenses Diagnosis Treatment of Eye Disease Infections Evaluation CoManagement Of Cataracts Glaucoma Certified in Therapeutics 1099 North Suite D New Braunfels Medicare Champus Assignments Accepted with Robert and Edward Now Accepting New Patients 1 800 9621956
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