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NMSU Alumni Association honors students, alumnus

NMSU students Nick Briseno and Teresa Trujillo are recipients of the 2000-01 Alumni Association Full Tuition Scholarships. They will be honored at a luncheon held at noon on Oct. 13, during the university's Homecoming activities.



NMSU finance major Nick Briseno and Teresa Trujillo, a senior at NMS, have received the 200-01 Alumni Association Full Tuition Scholarship. They will be honored at a luncheon on Oct. 13(NMSU Photos by Michael Kiernan)

Briseno and Trujillo each were awarded a scholarship covering full tuition for the 2000-01 academic year. Briseno, of Deming, is a senior finance major. He was named to the Dean's Honor List in fall 1997 and fall 1998. He received his associate's degree in computer technology in 1998 from NMSU-Dona Ana.

Trujillo, of Loco Hills, N.M., is a senior majoring in agriculture and extension education. This semester she is student teaching at Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad, N.M. She will return to Las Cruces next semester and plans to graduate in May.

Also being honored at the Oct. 13 luncheon is John "Jack" Oestreicher, the 2000 recipient of the James F. Cole award for service. He was instrumental in raising $550,000 for NMSU's Coca- Cola Weight Room. He was a founder of the US West Aggie-Lobo Shoot-out golf tournament, which raised over $85,000 for scholarships. He is also a past president and founding member of the Albuquerque chapter of the Aggie Scholarship Association.

Anibal Pordomingo, the 2000 International Distuinguished Alumnus, also will be recoginized at the luncheon. A 1990 graduate, he was an International Rotary Scholar from Argentina. He completed his master's and doctorate in three years while at NMSU. Pordomingo is known as an international ambassador for NMSU.

For more information about Homecoming activities, call the NMSU Alumni Association at (505) 646-3616.

For prints, call (505) 646-3221. Photos are available at

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CUTLINE: NMSU finance major Nick Briseno has received the 2000-01 Alumni Association Full Tuition Scholarship. He will be honored at a luncheon Oct. 13. (NMSU photo by Michael Kiernan)
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CUTLINE: Teresa Trujillo, a senior at NMSU, has received the 2000-01 Alumni Association Full Tuition Scholarship. She will be honored at a luncheon on Oct. 13. (NMSU photo by Michael Kiernan)

Maria C. Lucero
Oct. 12, 2000