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July 27, 2018

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1968: A Portales man and Carrizozo woman were scheduled to lead 242 candidates for summer graduation at Eastern New Mexico University.

School officials said Don Alva Rust and Glenda Lee Ellison were set to graduate summa cum laude (with highest honors) in the ceremony set for the Physical Education Complex on the Portales campus.

Rust had majored in economics and was to receive a bachelor of science degree.

Ellison had majored in physical education and also was to receive a bachelor of science degree.

University officials said they would issue 157 undergraduate degrees and 85 graduate degrees.

In all, 17 students graduated with honors.

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