Former Portales educator honored

Freedom Newspapers

A former teacher and principal in Portales and Clovis schools was honored April 2.
Delman Shirley of Clovis received several awards at the Curry County Association of Educational Retirees (CCAER) luncheon.

Shirley served as a director on the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) for 23 years and as a member of its investment committee for 18 years, according to NMERB members.

The Roosevelt County native was presented with the New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees New Mexico Outstanding Service Award and the Roosevelt County and CCAER Outstanding Member Award for 2007, members said.