Taos Catholics welcome selection of ‘Papa Pancho’

Originally published in Taos News Photo: Tina Larkin Catholics in the Taos community are celebrating the newly elected pope, the very first one from the Americas. Since the start of his papacy, his down-to-earth, humble attitude has gained Pope Francis popularity among believers and non-believers. Some people even call him familiarly “Papa Pancho.” (Papa is…

Taos High School student sings at The Pit Arena

Originally published in Taos News Nick Gonzalez is a senior at Taos High School. He has been singing since he was three years old. On March 13th he got to sing the national anthem at The Pit Arena, in Albuquerque. “I got really nervous at first,” Gonzalez said. “But afterwards, it was the most amazing…

Maureen White is a typical millennial girl—she enjoys being part of a team and using her skills to help others, and she favors research-based methods in order to achieve her goals. A Taos High School graduate and currently a sophomore student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, White is majoring in Civil Engineering. “I also have a…