Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Estancia Graduation Ceremony Is Set for Friday Night.(Mountain View)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

* Awards assembly planned for the morning

Estancia High School will send 43 graduates out into the world at 7 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.

The speaker will be Estancia High School math teacher Lucia Benoit. She is married to Paul Benoit, assistant superintendent at Estancia. The Benoits will be leaving the district to go the Animas School District where he has taken the superintendent's job, and she will teach at a neighboring school district. The Benoits have taught at Estancia Schools for 12 years. Lucia has taught fifth grade and high school math.

Vanessa Del Rey Tapia is valedictorian. Tapia follows her sister Reydelle who was the class of 2000 valedictorian. …

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