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Fifty-four New Mexico State University students selected for "Who's Who"

Fifty-four New Mexico State University students have been selected to represent the university in the 2002 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."


ections are based on academic excellence, service to the university and the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued achievement.

Following is a list of selected students, by hometown:

Las Cruces: Daniel Balizan, a junior finance major; Aja Guerrero, a senior communication major; Ruth-Ellen Hall, a senior family and child science major; Gelaine Jensen, a senior marketing major; Lillian Jimenez, a senior family and child science major; Jenny Li, a senior accounting major; Maria Luna, a senior anthropology major; April Rede, a senior social work major; and Elizabeth Williams-McDonald, a senior elementary education major.

El Paso: Gilberto Carrillo, a junior accounting major; December Cowen, a senior civil engineering major; Juan-Carlos Jakaboski, a senior mechanical engineering major; Crystal Leff, a junior government major; Lucia Minjares, a junior accounting major; Cynthia Ortega, a senior entrepreneurship management major; Roberto Romero Jr., a senior finance major; and Lloyd Williams, a junior criminal justice major.

Albuquerque: Kalvanetta Chelf, a junior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major; Leslie Combs, a junior journalism major; Kristin Coyne, a senior business computer systems major; Deana Curnutt, a senior accounting major; Emily Ness, a senior marketing major; John Sais, a senior physical education major; Stacey Sievert, a senior government major; and Aimee Wells, a junior elementary education major.

Alamogordo: Joseph Todd, a junior criminal justice major.

Animas: Belen Moreno, a junior social work major.

Anthony: Leonides Cano, a junior business computer systems major.

Carlsbad: Jill Fowler, a senior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major, and Brad Weldon, a senior civil engineering major.

Deming: Lydia Sanchez, a senior social work major.

Farmington: Brian Roe, a senior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major; Vanessa Stewart, a senior anthropology major; and Brian Thompson, a senior electrical engineering major.

Logan: Christopher Knotts, a senior journalism major.

Los Alamos: Laura Parker, a senior marketing major.

Los Lunas: Anita Carrasco, a senior civil engineering major.

Moriarty: Kristin Murphey, a senior with majors in finance, Spanish and international business, and Kyria Pittman, a senior social work major.

Roswell: Molly Travelstead, a senior hotel, restaurant and tourism major.

Roy: Chrystal Bustamante, a junior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major.

Santa Fe: Kenneth Lopez, a senior journalism major.

Santa Teresa: Omar Mireles, a senior mechanical engineering major.

Socorro: Sara-Brianna Shiells, a senior journalism major.

Taos: Boris Costa-Guerra, a senior bilingual education major.

Out of state: Christina Antonino, a senior communication major from Pawcatuck, Conn.; Kathleen Balke, a senior communication major from Monterey, Calif.; Lauren Berlin, a senior psychology and communication major from Temecula, Calif.; Tanya Cardenas, a junior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major from Duabi, U.A.E.; Mark Chaffin, a senior electronics engineering technology major from Laurel, Iowa; James Hayes, a junior sociology major from Jonesboro, Ga.; Katherine Paulsen, a junior hotel, restaurant and tourism management major from Austin, Texas; Vanessa Quiroz, a senior government and sociology major from La Puente, Calif.; and Rollie Wright, a junior marketing and management major from Oroville, Calif.

The 2002 edition of "Who's Who" is scheduled to be out in April and will be available at most college and public libraries. For more information about the program, contact Mary Berry at (505) 646-1232.

Erin Waldron
Feb. 18, 2002