RHS commencement exercises are scheduled for Friday, May 31st at Angora Stadium at 8:00 p.m. Twenty-one students await their graduation day and entry into another adventure in life. Emma Barnebey, National Honor Society member, has earned the distinction of class valedictorian. Salutatorian and NHS member is Seth Shanklin. Kent Dunbar is also a NHS honor student.
Texas drivers will now have to move over and slow down for Texas Department of Transportation vehicles. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill into law. It goes into effect September 1, 2013. TxDOT says since 1938, more than 100 of their employees have been killed by drivers while on the job. Deputy Executive Director John Barton wears an orange ribbon as a reminder of the dangerous reality.
Indianapolis- Kent Dunbar, a 2013 graduate of Rocksprings HS FFA, has been awarded a $1000 scholarship by Del Rio Ford Lincoln and Ford Motor Company. Dunbar’s parents are Andy Dunbar and Kimberly Dunbar of Rocksprings. Dunbar plans to study Agricultural Business Management at South Plains College (TX).
RYO umpire Tommy Walker keeps a watchful eye on the ball as Ranger Tristian Ruiz tries for a hit. Serving as catcher is Oriole Jacob Palacio. RYO games complete their season this week with one more game on Friday.
Rocksprings Independent School District Board of Trustees met in a regular meeting Tuesday, May 14th. The meeting was called to order by Board President Brady Hyde. All board members were present - Paco Ramirez (District 1), Brady Hyde (District 2), Paco Ramirez (District 3), Jane Burleson (District 4), Bobby Warren (District 5), James Palacio (District 6) and Ricky Martinez (District 7), Superintendent David Velky and Principal John Clark.