Regional spelling bee
Winners of our local spelling bee are eligible to compete at the Regional Spelling Bee, to be held 1 p.m. Friday at Eastern New Mexico University. Junior division winner was Tayli Freed, with Austin Wall, runner-up. Senior division winner was Alyssa McAlister, with Jessalyn Beaty, runner-up.
BPA state qualifiers
Members of the Dora Business Professionals of America Chapter participated in the Region 2 New Mexico BPA Conference on Jan. 3 at ENMU.
Fifty members from Dora, Fort Sumner, House and Melrose participated in the Work Skills Assessment Program as 18 judges evaluated their work and presentations. The following Dora students received awards and will progress to the State Leadership Conference in Albuquerque:
• Gema Villanueva — 1. Advanced word processing; 2. Parliamentary procedure team; 5. Parliamentary procedure written concepts
• Charlyn Simpson — 1. Basic office systems & procedures
• Isaac Carrasco — 3. Fundamental desktop publishing; 2. Parliamentary procedure team
• Shania Ramirez — 3. Fundamental word processing; 2. Parliamentary procedure team
• Lindsey Fletcher — 1. Graphic design promotion
• Lindsey Lee — 4. Medical office procedures
• Rony Ramirez — 1. Payroll accounting; 2. Parliamentary procedure team; 4. h Parliamentary procedure written concepts
• Dianna Herrera — 1. Prepared speech
• Joel Villanueva — 1. Presentation management — Individual
Today — Junior high and JV teams at Clovis Christian, 3 p.m.
Thursday — Varsity teams at Cuba, 6 p.m.
Friday — Varsity teams at East Mountain, 5 p.m.
Monday — Junior high teams at Tatum, 4 p.m.