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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Thursday May O 5 c i t u n g Education NBISD NBHSfreshman chosen for SWTSU program New Braunfels High School fresh man Angela Saad has been accepted to the 1997 Southwest Texas State University Honors Summer Math Camp She will receive a full scholar ship from the National Science Foun dation Young Scholars Program to attend the camp In addition to attending the camp Angela will also complete an inter veningyear project at New Braunfels High School The intent of the project is for Angela to build upon the math ematical skills she learns this sum mer Angela was recommended by NBHS Math Department Head Bonnie Leitch Fitsko to present at state conference OakRun School Principal Mike Fitsko was invited by the Texas Asso ciation of Secondary School Princi pals to present at theTAASP Summer Workshop in Austin on June 1113 Fitsko will present to principals from across the state on the impor tance of putting students first in the school decisionmaking process as well as making quality teacher selec tions and how best to hire exceptional educators This is his third time to present at this stale conference TAMU scholarship prefers NBHS grads New Braunfels High School band director Beth Bronk left accepts a book from Roberta P Mueller seated The book The Fightin Texas Aggie was autographed by its author Donald B Powell The book was donated on behalf of Jim Ogletree NBHS and Texas graduate Ogletree also established the Gruene Cadet Corps Scholarship in honor of Gruene onetime Chisolm Trail drover founder of Gruene and Ogletrees grandfather The scholarship endowed in three parts for the band the corps and the Parsons Cavalry is eligible to high school graduates across the state However New Braunfels and Comal area seniors are given preference in consider ation Recently the NBHS band swept all the awards at the Big D music classic Also in their first year in 5A competition the band earned sweepstakes in the Uni versity Interscholastic League competi tion This is the fifth consecutive year for the band to take sweepstakes NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT NBHS JROTC cadets end year with awards The cadets of the New Braunfels High School Marine dorps JROTC have had a busy year with little time to be at However they recently took an evening to celebrate their year of succes The national honor unit hosted the 18th annual awards banquet Friday May 9 At that time a number of state national and unit awards were following cadets earned honors Lt Col April Luna Outstanding Cadet Award Of ficer Leadership Award SA Marine Corps Recruiting Station Iwo Jima Award Women Marines Association Award for Outstanding Female Cadet Top Female Marks man Trophy and Drill Commanders Trophy Cpl Rosa Espinosa Top Female Physical Fitness Trophy and Student Leadership Award Sgt Dustin Wagy VFW Post Leadership Medal Top Male Physical Fitness Trophy Maj Allison Ott Marine Corps Assicaiotn honor Graduate Award Daughters of the American Revolution JROTC Bronze Medal Maj Natliae Goff Sons of the American Revoluttion Leadership Award 2nd Lt Marcial Cadena Fleet Reserve Association Award and the Military Order of World Wars Bronze Medal of Merit Capt Andrew Koehler Drill Team Commander Award American Legion Post Bronze Medal for Military Excellence Military Order of World Wars Gen Award and Top Male Rifle Marksman Trophy He was also named the new nbattalion commander for ithe 199798 school year i Cpl David Zartman Semper Fidelis Award pre isented by the Alamo Unit Marine Corps League Student Leadership Award VFW Post 11050 Leadership Award land the American Legion Post Bronze Medal for Scholastic Excellence 1st Sgt Kristina Dickens NonCommissioned Of ficer Award Best Female Drill Cadei and the New Braunfels Jayceess Communtiy Service Award 2nd Lt Michael Lin National Sojourners Award Lance Cpl Chris Millet Student Leadership Award Cpl Edgar Zamora Student Leadership Award Cpl David Brandt Student Leadership Award Sgt Jose Reyes VFW Post 11050 Leadership Award 1 st Lt Jose Vasquez Daedelion Aviation Award and the VFW Post Leadership Medal Lance Cpl Denise Perez Purple Heart Award The following earned Graduate Drill Instructor Awards Maj Natalie Goff Staff Sgt Robert Villarreal Gunnery Sgt Donnie Hite Lance Cpl Laura Lopez and Staff Sgt Esther Cruz The Best Drill Platoon Award went to the First Platoon A Company led by 2nd Lt Michael Lin Honors for the Best Inspected Platoon went to Second Platoon B Company led by Gunnery Sgt Andrew Ulloa Leadership Initiative Awards provided by the Marine Corps Coordination Council were bestowed upon Josephine Aleman Denise Perez Jose Reyes Chris Hughes Kristina Dickens Cory Wells David Seeburger Monica Juarez Dustin Wagy and Robert Devereux Senior Instructor Lt Col Owen Renfro and Assistant Instructor 1st Sgt Ron Sommer with assistance from school board members and school offi Nature science lessons yield pay dirt This spring New Braunfels Middle School students in Vance Langleys science classes used their hands minds and hearts on a nature lesson At right Erica Erben Carrie Allen and Kristi Kirmse seat native plants in their new home at the middle school Langleys classes land scaped near the schools entrance and by the band hall Controlling erosion and find ing droughttolerant plants were part of the students re search They prepared the soil and planted the flowers bushes and ground covers A third class studied birds for their project NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Congratulations NBHS seniors of 1997 At a recent awards banquet the New Braunfels High School MCJROTC unit changed student commanders Capt Andrew Koehler top left will lead the unit next year Lt Col April Luna top right led the unit in its successes this year Below them Cadets David Zartman Victoria Stauffer and Andrew Koehler are pictured with Rep Lamar Smith center and Senior Instructor Lt Col Owen Renfro right The students trav elled to Washington in February to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on De fense Intelligence and Diplomacy ics Awards Athletic Participation Awards Physi cal Achievement Awards Drill Team Awards Color Guard Rifle Team and Disliguished Marksman Awards Also earning kudos were the Bcsl Inspected 1st Year Tonight after 12 years of school ing the New Braunfels High School Class of 1997 walks across the stage to accept diplomas The commencement exercises begin at 8 this evening Thursday May 29 at Unicorn Stadium Valedic torian Rebecca Allen salutatorian Lisa Wy att and top 10 student Wendy Holtz will address their peers parents and friends with their thoughts on gradu ation The following seniors begin a new phase of their lives tonight Rita Acuna George Herbert Adams IV DeAngelo C Aguirre Jason Clinton Albrecht Rebecca Anne Allen Alex Q Alvarado Jaime Car los AlvarezCalderon DeeAnna Rao Anhorn Ivan Josef Antosh Tony L ArevaloBradford Hannah Gwynn Arnold Eugenio Arreguin Carlos A Arzabala Karin Claudia Augustin Alfredo Ayala Gustavo Ayala MariselaAyala Daniel ClaytonBaird Travis Shane Baker Heather Nicole Bangle Christina Joy Barlow An drea G Barrientos Errol L Baugh Brittney Kay Beeson Elizabeth Ann Behler Sean McLendon Bell Laura Susanne Bissett James R Black Mireya Burnes Blankmeyer Saundra Marie Blaylock Roxanne Cynthia Blue Joshua Lane Boothe Bryan Forrest Boutwell Melinda Suzanne Boyd Bradley Jene Brandenburg Cerise Shalimar Braune Tammy Lenice Braune Shelley King Bredewater Crystal Alene Briggs Cheryl Marie Brinkkoeter Kevin Wayne Brinkkoeter Sabrine Renee Brinkkoeter Kristin Mary Brown Stuart H Bruce Matthew Scott Bryant Benjamin Andrew Buchanan Dillon Paul Buhl George Luke Burke Tracie Lynn Burkhardt Jessica Ann Bustos Bryan Joesph Byrne Leigh Ann Cantu Dumitru Caradima Bethany Anne Carl Carlos M Carrasco Priscilla Elaine Carrera Natalia Carrillo Frank Valdez Casarez III YmeldaCastilleja Daniel Castro Toni E Chance Ramon Chapa III John A Chunn Shawn Christo 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Perez Garza Janina L Kim berly Garza Cherie R Gaytan Maria Anita Gaytan David Lee Gettys Korbin Scott Gillis James Henry Gledhill Natalie Michelle Goff Kris Gomez Adrian Gonzales Peter Gonzales Reynaldo Gonzales Arturo Gonzalez Adam H Goode Monica Salvador Guillen Keli Anne Guzenski Crystal Renee Haas Krista Joy Haas Jana Haburova Phillip John Ham Ryan Hamer Jen nifer Gayle Hampel Molly Kathryn Harrison Summer Brook Harrison Mark Scott Harriss Haley Capri Helmly Jeramie Hernandez Armando Hernandez Jessica LeannHildebrand Jesse Jr Hinojosa Harold A Holtman Wendy Gayle Holtz Timothy M Homerding Jen nifer Rae Hovelson Bradley E Howell Katii Nicole Hudgins Kevin B Hutcheson Randoph Dan Irby III Sheri Ly nne Jahnsen Adam Nicholas Johnson Alyssa Carin Juarez Robert Garcia Juarez Rosa Isela Juarez Diana Renee Kalich Jacob Ezra Kearney Kevin Keller Eric Kesei Stanley Joseph Killian Belinda Jo Kimble Gregory James Klar David Arthur Kneuper Kifnberly Sue Knight Craig Knodel Dawn Eliza beth Knudson Leah Michelle Koch Kelly Kathleen Koegle Alex Joe Kraft Allison Renee Kraft Shana Denise Kraft Joy Francis La Faitte Keri Diane Leifeste Susan Michelle Leifeste Steven Leos Jennafer Rairdon Lockhart Janet Kay Loomis Irene Lopez Ramirez Justin Scott Lowery Adam Luna April Marie Luna Jason Luna Alec Brandon MacDonald Eva Noelle Maldanado Miguel Angel Maldonado Ernesto Manfredo Kyle Travis Marbach Renee Michelle Marbach Claudia Veronica Mares Barbara Martinez Noelia Martinez Pedro Martinez Herman Martinez Santos Mar tinez Patty Jo Maxey Debra L Mayfield Shawn Lenn Mayfield Tamara Lee Mayfield David Wayne McGilrey Ryan Kelley McMahon Ryan McMahon Merle Raymond Meder III Alfred J Medina Johnathan Pawel Meek Natalie Annette Meek Patricia Renee Men dez Monica Vega Mendoza Mat thew Lane Merket David Mesa AmberNicole Metzger Bill Matthew Miller Kendra Elaine Miller Andrea Gayle Mills Stacy Carol Mitchan Delicia Selina Montanez Jesus A Ricardo Montemayor Martin Montero Aaron D Moore Aleesa Diane Moore Gilberto Mo rales Matthew Ryan Morris Joshua Andrew Bradley Allan Moyers Brandice Desiree Mueller Nola Ann Muir Carly Faye Mulhollan Bran don Alexander Mund Matt Ryan Muniga Brandie M Murphy Johnny Jason Nail Annette Natal Jessica Nolle Jonathan Ray Nolle Tracey Michelle Norris Erica Leigh OGrady Kristal Amber Oehler James Alan Olson Leslie Renee Opperman Adolfo Ortega Sara Ortiz Allison Marie Ott Lesley Dy an Ott Ashlie Oehee Outlaw Jamie Lea Pace Raul Pacheco Ignacio Palau Justin Lee Paredez Donny J Parker Amanda Skye Pelata Gabriel Ulloa Perez Louis C Perez Ruben Perez III Esmeralda Perez Christopher Eugne Petrash Timolhy Allen Pharo Mykel Erin Pierce Aleksandar Mark Popovic Jeff T Powell Mindee Rae Preiss Kristina Prunerova Jeremy David Rader Jason Todd Rahe Jose M Ramirez Megan Kathleen Reed Bjorn Rencken Merrill Kyle Reneau Ryan Scott Reynolds Samuel David Riding Stacey Renae Riding Chris M Rivera Jessica Marie Rocha Sonya Veronica Rodarte Mark Rod riguez Kimberly Ragan Rollo Martina Marie Resales Martin Resales Amanda Christina C Rutherford Christopher L Ryder Bianca O Saenz Yohan Abraham Said Arluro Sala Ernestine Razo Sanchez Helen Sanchez Rene An ihony Sanchez William D Santana Mario Sassano Devin Darlene Sassenhagen Jacob Sauceda Cherie Lynn Saunders Summer Anne Scheel Debra Lynn Schmidt Shambree Dawn Schmidt Kimberly Jo Schneider Jeffrey Stephen Schullz Phillip Bernard Schulze Leslie Anne Scotl Leah Shawn Scotli Duslin A Seidel Gina Marie Serna Jennifer Lynn Sierra Guadalupe Silvas David Scott Simmonds Lisa Lynnel Simp son Meghann L Smelser Brandon Jack Smith Brooke Afton Smilh Chad B Smth Jermaine Dale Smith Julie Diane Soderberg Morten Sogaard Enrique Solo Jose Noe Solo Michael Angelo Solo Amanda Gate Spain Daniel J Speakman Duane Allen Slark William R Sloellje Brandi M Stone Benjamin D Stouffer Emily Michelle Swarl Aus lin Malhis Talley Kimberly A Tay lor Michele Ann Taylor Philip Henry Temby Donica Paige Amanda D Tidwell Sarah Krisline Tijerina Ortiz Robert J Tipton Kimberly Rose Traill John D Trautmann Noel Tristan Kimberly Rose Tuttle Andrew Ulloa Juslin E Vacek Edgar Nelson Valderrama Theresa De Jesus Valenzuela Yvonne Vasquez Raymundo F Vela Isabel G Velez Jenifer Ann Velter Magdalena Villa Abel Villalobos Monica Villanueva Roman G Villarreal Emelda Vital Leann Michele Voges Melissa Ann Voigt Heidi Marie Voss Gabriel A Webb Hunter Andrew Weilbacher Seth David Weisser Bobby Joe David Kyle Wheat Susan Marie Wheeler Nick W White Joshua James Whitley James P Wilkins Josh R Wilkinson Carey Michael Will iams Mariana V Williams Renee lone Williams Robin Marie Will iams Brittney Christine Williford Amber Wilson Rod Wilson Slephen Miles Wilson Rebecca Woods Nalhanial Price Woolls Emilie Karoline Wolipka Lisa Christine Wyatt Melissa Andrew Lee Zinkgraf T Dudley Zocller Scholarship Additions On Sunday in a special section on area graduates the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung published a list of New Braunfels High School seniors who were recognized for scholarships and awards at a recent banquet These two seniors also earned scholarships Leslie Opperman University of Miami and Northland Col lege Brian Petrash Blinn College Educating everyone takes everyone
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