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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 10A 1 HeraldZeitqng 1 Thursdayj August Student news scrapbook Philmont homesteader Michelle Cousin of New Braunfels served as camp director for the back country homesteader camp at Philmont the national Boy Scout Camp Cousin and program counselor Richard Whitt display Philmonts homesteader cabin built in the 1800s and preserved in its natural state Photo submitted Solar challengers Texas Industries Hunter Cement Plant recently hosted a pit stop and supper for ihe Winston Solar Team challenge More than 100 people were involved in the fiveday 400mile race from Dallas to San Antonio The Solar Team Challenge is designed exclusively for high school students Photo submitted Photo submitted New nurses The New Braunfels Extension of St Philips College graduated a class from its vocational nursing program July 3 The graduates are from left bottom row Adriene Wong Denise Phillips Jeanne Aultfather Rebecca Cates Paula Nowak middle Delores Saldivar Sonia Martinez Michael Huff Kara Blakowsky Melissa Lopez top Chris Bailey Susan Schlameus Audra Irwin Michael Mendoza Eddie Morales Joel Kay Student News Carrie Bretzke daughter of Samuel and Carol Bretzke of New Braunfels graduated in May from Southwest Texas State University She earned a bachelors degree in music performance Bretzke spent the summer in Rome Italy singing with the Opera Festival di Roma She sang the role of Sister Genevieve in the opera Suor Angelica by Carrie Bretzke Puccini She will be attending and has been granted a full tuition scholarship to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque to attain a masters in Blanca Mata a graduate of New Braunfels High School is on the second semester Deans Honor Roll at Central College Mata the daughter of Mr and Mrs Antonio Mata from New Braunfels is a freshman music major To be on the Deans Honor Roll a student must have a to grade point average Gary VVuest principal of Weiderstein Elementary in Schertz CiboloUniversal City Independent School Distrcit recently was named president of District 13 for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association Wuest and his fellow officers from the 20 TEPSA districts across the state were installed at the associations annual Leadership Conference conducted this year in July in San Antonio Much of TEPSAs strength comes from the service of our state and district said Executive Director Sandi Borden so were excited to have Gary lend his talent and Wuest received his bachelors from Southwest Texas State University and his masters from Texas Kingsviile Jetf Eldridge a Smithson Valley High School senior showed the grand champion steer at the Kerrville Hill Country Extravaganza in late July The show had more than 250 entries and it was the third time in a row that Eldridge won grand champion honors He traveled to College Station the last weekend in July to attend the Saddle and Sirloin Prospect Show sponsored by Texas University Eldridge walked away with the grand champion steer award again Eldridge represents the Bulverde 4 H Club and the Cornal County Livestock 4H Club He is the son of Dan and Josie Eldridge of Spring Branch Reyna Hcrevia of New Braunrels has enrolled in the electronics engineering technology program at ITT Technical Institute 4242 Piedras Dr Suite 100 San Antonio Texas The eightquarter program which begins Sept 8 will help Herevia toward an entrylevel position in electronics engineering technology Jason Hewitt of New Braunfels has been accepted to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science for the 1997 fall semester He is the son of Barbara and Greg Hewitt The academy created by the Texas Legislature in 1987 is an early collegeadmissions program at the University of North Texas that gives gifted students a chance to complete their first two years of college while earning a high school diploma Hewitt recently completed his sophomore year at Canyon High School As a TAMS student he will live in a UNT residence hall and take regular UNT classes taught by full time faculty He should be ready for his junior year of college when he graduates from the academy in 1999 The academy admits up to 200 new students each year Selection is based on Scholastic Aptitude Test scores academic records from seventh through 10th grades an academy mathematics diagnostic test a student essay demonstrated interest in science and mathematics teacher recommendations a personal interview and parental support and commitment Hewitt is one of two students from New Braunfels who have been accepted to TAMS for fall semester 1997 Stacy Stratemann graduated magna cum laude from Rice University on May 10 with a bachelor of arts degree She completed a double major in biology and English Family members attending the graduation were parents Dr and Mrs Martin Stratemann grandmother Oleta Gattis and brother Scott Stratemann who is beginning his second year of dental school in San Antonio While at Rice University Stratemann was secretary of Phi Lambda Upsilon an honorary chemistry freshman and senior Lovett College representative of the Rice PreMedical Society and a member of Phi Beta Kappa She was also active in the BSM serving as local missions coordinator as student missions coordinator and as a Bible study leader She volunteered as a tutor in Houstons Fifth Ward During her senior year at Rice Stratemann worked at Baylor College of Medicine in the neurology department Stratemann began her first year at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas on Aug 15 She graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1993 as valedictorian MADD battles complacency By ROBIN ESTRIN Associated Press Writer Stacy Stratemann BOSTON AP When Donna Kelleys best friend was killed by a 19yearold drunken driver she did what thousands of people have done to channel her grief and rage She formed a chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving But 12 years later the chapter is closing today and not because the drunkendriving problem is solved in Dalton the town where the chapter is based For us the interest just isnt here Kelley said Everybody says were doing such a great job but then in the next breath they say I dont have time to After years of huge success changing attitudes and laws regarding drunken driving MADD is losing chapters nationwide Some claim MADD is a victim of its own success The organizations pioneering tactics in grass roots action have shown other groups how to compete for Americas social conscience and spirit of volunteerism drawing potential activists to other causes But a bigger problem appears to be the publics belief that the drunken driving problem after a long history of neglect is solved Far from it Nationwide statistics have been kept since 1982 the year California Paid Advertisement 1 Pain may be eliminated for millions SPECIAL A drug that is exciting researchers in the treatment of pain has been formulated into a new prod uct known as Arthur 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