New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
■ Starr Brockmeier of Bulverde received the Nancy Robinson Masters Article Essay Award at the Haidin-Simmons University English Awards Reception on April 25.
The Nancy Robinson Masters HOO Award is given to recognize outstanding written communication for generis! interest or mass media.
will also receive a $4,000 tuition scholarship to Mary Hardin-Baylor, and scholarships to San Antonio College and East Texas Baptist University.
Miss Durham is being sponsored by Big Tex PJC Co., her parents, Dan Stewart, Mr. Jim Wilhem and numerous other supporters.
; • ■ Brandy Durham, age 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard M.
: Durham of Canyon Lake, has been selected to be a finalist in the 1996 South Texas National Teen-Ager Scholarship Program to be held at I Southwest Texas State University in '.San Marcos May 31 to June I. This •program is the official preliminary to the 25th Annual Miss National Teen-Ager Scholarship Program to be held at Baylor University in Waco.
There will be a regional winner and four runners-up in two age divisions, 13,14,15 and 16,17,18. The winner in each age division will receive a $1,000 savings bond and an all-expense-paid trip to Baylor University to compete in the State Finals, and full-tuition modeling scholarship to John Robert Powers, worth $1,000.
Our Senior South Texas Teen-AgerMilitary Notes
■ Carol Hafer of Hoffmann Floors attended die World of Home Fashion fair, sponsored by “Draperies & Window Coverings*’ magazine and produced by Messe Frankfurt, March 29 to 31, 1996, at the Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome in Indianapolis. This worldwide interior fashion forum clearly demonstrated growth and sophistication in die industry with the most innovative products and creative, home-enhancing decorating designs available.
Carol also participated in a series of workshops conducted by leading industry professionals. These sessions gave her fresh, creative ideas plus die latest knowledge and skills necessary to provide top quality window coverings, room designs and services.
Carol will be pleased to discuss the latest window coverings and interior fashions in her showroom or at a cus-
Suaan D. HakJrich
■ Texas Commerce Bank, N.A., to announced recendy the promotion of Susan D. Hddrteh to vice president, said BofcrSmith, president. Heidrich began her career with Texas Com-
The Kretzmeler family hold a reunion Sunday, May 5, at the old KretzmeMr homestead In Omena. Pictured are the couslna who attended—bade row: Dodo Batey, Evelyn Wenzel, Marilyn Martin, Peggy Doty, Myrtle Schllchdng, Marge Pantermuehl and Lucite Scholar; front row: Jeanne Taylor, Bill Kretzmeler and Pat Mossers
merce Bank in 1974 in the Chan Administration Department. She has taken on more duties and responsibilities as loan officer in handling commercial customers and now more jpurif businesses.
Heidrich is a member of the Cross Lutheran Chur$h,'Main Street Advi-joiyBbard where she currently serves
Captain Steven Buryanek
■ April 5,19%, was the last day of training for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Cass 96-04 at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio.
Captain Steven Buryanek spent a year of highly concentrated effort to achieve die wings of an Air Force Pilot He graduated second in his class and will fly the F- Mi Fighter plane.
• Steven received about 200 hours of flying instruction, 60 hours of simulator instruction and over 500 hours in the classroom pursuing subjects such as instrument flight procedures, applied aerodynamics, aircraft systems and weather.
Another one-third of his time was dedicated to military training activities. Steven will be stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona for further training.
associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Smith is the son of Donald L. Smith of New Braunfels and Cindy A. Hiebert of Schertz.
He is a 1994 graduate of Navarro High School in Geronimo.
■ Air Force Airman David L. Seay has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Seay is the son of Linda K. Haber-man of Canyon Lake and Danny E. Seay of San Antonio.
He is a 1995 graduate of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch.
■ Cadet William James BUgh, 16,
was recently promoted to Staff Sergeant at die Marine Military Academy. Bligh, a sophomore, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Bligh of New Braunfels. The Marine Corps JROTC promotion is in recognition of his combined performance in academics, military leadership and athletics.
Airman Christopher Smith
■ Air Force Airman Christopher M. Smith has graduated from basic ipilitaiy training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
During the six weeks of training, die airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an
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■ Travis Wommack, a 17-year-
old junior at Canyon High School, was 'one of 12 boys chosen to attend Boy* State at The University of Texas at Austin. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 71 IO and American Legion Guadalupe Post 35 are his sponsors. During the week of June I dirough 7, approximately 980 boys from different high schools will be learning leadership skills such as political procedures and requirements needed to campaign for and maintain public office at city, county and state levels.
The Marine Military Academy was founded in 1%5 as die only independent, college preparatory school in the world based on die customs and tzadi^ dons of the United States Marine Corps. The Academy is committed to academic excellence, and to the development in its cadets of self-discipline and responsibility toward community and country.
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■ Marine First Lieutenant Byron L. Schlater, a 1989 graduate of New Braunfels High School, was recendy promoted to his present rank while saving with Second Assault Amphibious Battalion, Second Marine Division, Marine Corps Base, Camp Leje-une, N.C.
Schlater was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty.
He joined the Marine Corps in Dec. 1993. Schlather is a 1993 graduate of Texas AAM University with a B.S. degree.
■ Air Force Airman Ryan T. Gilles has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
During the six weeks of training, the
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Gilles is the son of Joyce Poe of New Braunfels. He is a 1995 graduate of New Braunfels High School.
■ Air Force Technical Sergeant David R. McCann has earned an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. The worldwide college, headquartered at Maxwell Air Force Base in
Montgomery, Ala., awards associate degrees to enlisted airmen for programs combining technical education received in the Air Force with general education provided by civilian institutions.
McCann is an instructor with the 345th Transportation Technical Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base.
He is the son of Marilyn Stewart of Bethesda, Ohio, and Edwin S. McCann of New Braunfels.
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In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward on
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