Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

West Side Schools Receive Quality Awards.

Byline: Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer

Group Recognizes High Performance

Several West Side schools were among Pinon Award winners in the Quality New Mexico honors announced this week.

The New Mexico Quality Awards are based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Quality New Mexico recognizes businesses and schools for their commitment to performance excellence.

"It's not just one specific thing," said Quality New Mexico President Julia Gabaldon. "It measures school performance, business performance and is a measurement tool for organizations' performance."

Pinon recognition was awarded this year to 32 organizations that have demonstrated a serious commitment to using quality concepts and principles. …

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