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  • ‘In spirit ... watching me’

    Most of the West Las Vegas High School seniors were beaming with joy during their graduation ceremony this past Saturday, but the day was bittersweet for Stacy Romero.

    Her father, Roy Ortiz, died in a car accident on May 1, the day after her senior prom.

    “I was expecting him to be at my graduation,” an emotional Romero said. After all, he had told her he would be there.

    On Saturday morning, as she and her classmates were receiving their diplomas in the packed Gillie Lopez gymnasium, Romero’s thoughts wandered to her father.

  • New Mexico Highlands University Main Campus 2011 Graduates

    Submitted to the Optic

    College of Arts and Sciences

    Bachelor of Arts

    Artie J. Allen,
    Human Performance & Sport
    Adam Alvidrez,
    Criminal Justice Studies
    BrynErin Vivtoria Anderson,
    Psychology
    Marco V. Aragon,
    Political Science
    Efuetbejah Atemnkeng,
    Psychology
    Coleen Ruth Avery,
    Criminal Justice Studies
    Navid Babadi,
    Psychology
    Abenicio E. Baldonado,
    Political Science
    Jason Louis Bays,

  • Luna Community College Graduates 2011

    Submitted to the Optic

    Eugene L. Abeyta,
    Drafting Technology-AAS Degree, cum laude

    Janel Alcón,
    Practical Nursing-Certificate

    Jessica M. Aragón,
    Teacher Education-AA Degree

    Marco M. Aragón,
    Sports Performance-AAS Degree

    Danielle Maxine Archuleta,
    Practical Nursing-Certificate

    Dave Armijo,
    Business Accounting-AAS Degree

    Laura A. Armijo,
    Dental Assistant-Certificate

    Amber Baca,
    High School Diploma Equivalency

  • Robertson High School 2011 Graduates

    Submitted to the Optic

    Desiree Aguilar

    Elise Victoria Almendarez

    Rhiannon Celeste Altimore

    Ashley Lee Aragon

    Demi Kathleen Aragon

    Dillon Archuleta

    Dominique Dolline Archuleta

    Nicholas Stephen Archuleta

    Charlie Cruz Armijo

    Marcus John Armijo

    Angelica Yolanda Baca

    Cameron Scott Basler

    Dezi Rae Tina Benavidez

    Estevan Benavidez

    Brianna Lynn Bourbon

    Amadeus Omar Brister Boydston

    Peter Samuel Campos

  • West Las Vegas High School 2011 Graduates

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    Reanna Alderete

    Steven Alvino

    Nicholas Aragon

    Corey Archibeque

    Mario Archuleta

    Augusta Arellanes

    Seth Armijo

    Joey Avila

    John-Nathan Baca

    Kevin Baca

    Brandy Benavidez

    Gabrielle Benavidez

    Alex Branch

    Jesus Caro

    Stephanie Carrillo

    Lizseth Castaneda

    Julio Castillo

    Marissa Chavez

    Angelina Chavez

    Patricia Chavez

    Teresa Chavez

  • Family Partnership 2011 Graduates

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    Alires, Richard P.

    Caro, Jesus M.

    *Gómez, Jerry James

    Killian, Justin Raymond Earl

    *Mares, Jaime Estrella

    Medina, Mark J.

    Melchor, Leslye Elissa

    Moreno, Joseph Robert, Jr.

    Nickson, Tiana Nicole

    Padilla Jacqueline Stacy

    *Padilla, Julie A.

    Raines, Nicole Leslie

    Rubio, Ryan Ramon

    Salazar, Michael

    Salazar, Nikolas C.

    Sandoval, Brandon Jeremy

    Urioste, Carlos R.

  • Mora High School - 2011 Graduates

    Submitted to the Optic

    Charles B. Alcon

    Franceska Jo Alexander

    Eric Zachary Casados

    Joey Chavez

    Derek J. Cordova

    Manuel J. Duran

    Margaret Bianca Duran

    Monique Marie Duran

    Tempra Rose Fields

    Samantha S. Gamel

    John Garcia

    Joshua Daylon Garcia

    Sonya Cheyenne Gonzales

    Adam Steven Laumbach

    Andrew M. Lesse

    Jessica Monique Lucero

    Adam Jared Maes

    Jeremy Martinez

  • Wagon Mound High School - Graduates 2011

    Submitted to the Optic

    Shanise Gallegos

    Jose Garcia

    Loriah Gonzales

    Andrea Romero
     

  • United World College - USA 2011 Graduates

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    Mounia Abousaid,
    Morocco

    Ifeoluwatari Ajadi,
    United Kingdom

    Dereck Antonio Shakeel Alleyne,
    Barbados

    Safa Al-Saeedi,
    Yemen

    Daniel Alejandro Andressen Tomas,
    Venezuela

    Moustapha Amadou Tidjani Abdou,
    Niger

    Esteban Arguedas Chacon,
    Costa Rica

    Anastasia Asmoro,
    Indonesia

    Zeinab Bailoun,
    Lebanon

    Stuart Bartlett,
    United States - Expatriate

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