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Focus on Freshmen

NMSU ROLLS OUT THE WELCOME MAT FOR THE CLASS OF 2001
Cover Photo

On a warm fall day, photographer Matt Gray lined up freshman foursome Adam Shriver of Reserve, N.M., Valerie McCoy of Cuba, N.M., Nicole E.Harsany of Albuquerque, and Paul Barren of Las Cruces. Smiling in their shades are Freshman Class President Ernest G. Pelletier of El Paso, Texas, at lower left, and other first-year NMSU students. For more freshman faces, see pages 6-7.


Volume 47, number 2/December 1997


Aggie Panorama is published four times a year for the alumni and friends of New Mexico State University. Dues-paying members of the Alumni Association receive the publication four times a year as one of several membership benefits while all other alumni receive it three times a year (both printed and online versions). The magazine includes regular feature articles about NMSU and higher education, news about campus and athletic events, class notes, marriages, births and obituaries.


Aggie Panorama (USPS NO.381-120) is published quarterly by New Mexico State University, MSC 3K, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001. Periodical postage paid at Las Cruces, NM 88001. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Aggie Panorama, MSC 3AS, P.O. Box 30001 NMSU, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001.NMSU Alumni Association MSC 3AS, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001 505-646-3616

Alumni Association Officers: Schuyler Armijo, '79, '87, president, Bonnie Pratt, '94, president-elect, Dinah Jentgen, '71, secretary/treasurer, Barbara Harrison, '84, past president

Executive Council: Anna Mejia Chieffo, '91, Brenda Baca Alvarez, '81, Steve Boudreau, '80, Anthony Chavez, '89, Jed Fanning, '83, Chuck Franco, '81, Paulina Salopek, '55, Sally S. Rovirosa, '85,

Alumni Association Staff: Executive Director/Debbie Widger, '81, '93

Panorama Staff: Editor/Rita A. Popp, '93, Aggie Whirl Editor/Sylvia Saenz Franco, '95, Writers/Karl Hill, Dan Trujillo, '92, Jess Williams, '85, '97

Sports Information Writer/Steve Shutt, Student Writers/Lena Parsons, Jean Renfroe, Photographer/Michael Kiernan, Student Photographer/ Matt Gray, Designer/Ronnie Garver, '97