Posts from April, 2014

EWC Lancer Rodeo team continues CNFR Quest

The quest to qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo continues as the Eastern Wyoming College Lancer rodeo team competed in the annual college rodeo hosted by Casper College.

The team roping team of Derek Weinreis, Beach, ND and Levi O’Keeffe, Mohall, ND have clenched the Central Rocky Mountain Region team roping title and will move on to compete at the CNFR held in Casper in June.

AJ Freeman, Dunning, NE, won the first round of the steer wrestling with a time of 4.3 seconds.  He finished the rodeo 4th in the average.  Teammate Tyler Thorson, Towner, ND, also qualified for the short round.

In the tie down roping, freshman Trey Yates, Pueblo, CO was 4th in the average while teammate Carson Musick, Pierre, SD split fourth and fifth in the first round.

Saddle bronc rider Lane Hall, Winner, SD split 2nd and 3rd in the first round and finished the average in 2nd place.  Josh Davison, Miles City, MT, was 5th in the first round and 4th in the average.

The EWC team roping team of Dustin Dailey, Long Pine, NE and Casey Packer, Sturgis, SD were 5th in the average.  Also placing in the team roping were Cody Colman, O’Neil, NE and partner Ty Sierks, Brewster, NE; they were 5th in the first round.

EWC cowgirl Bailey Schaack, Hyannis, NE, finished the weekend in 4th place in the average of the barrel racing.

“Several of our athletes are heading into the final rodeo of the season in a good spot for qualification,” shared Coach Jake Clark.  “It will be an exciting finish to a great year.  We have lots of our younger team members really coming on strong here at the end.  That makes me excited to see what next year will bring for us.”

The team will travel to Laramie this weekend to compete in the final rodeo of the season hosted by the University of Wyoming.

Eastern Wyoming College Announces Commencement

Eastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce that the 65th annual commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the EWC Fine Arts Auditorium in Torrington, Wyoming.

Commencement activities will begin with a barbecue for graduates and their families in the Student Center at 4:30 pm on Friday, May 9th.  The commencement ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm with a processional provided by Janet Howard, Pianist.  Dr. Richard Patterson, Criminal Justice/Psychology Instructor, will serve as the Director of Ceremonies.  The National Anthem will be sung by EWC Student Kailee Duryea.

Dr. Tom Armstrong, President, will then provide a welcome and introduce special guests.   Mr. Trae Kautzman, EWC Student Senate President, will provide a welcome on behalf of the students.

Eastern Wyoming College Foundation President, Patrick Korell will then present the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award and the 2014 Albert C. Conger Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Dee Ludwig, Vice President for Learning, will present the candidates for graduation.  Following will be the presentation of certificates and degrees by Mr. Gary Olson, President of the EWC Board of Trustees. Closing remarks will be spoken by Patterson.

A ceremony will be held to honor the High School Equivalency Certificate graduates on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm in Tebbet rooms 131-132.

For more information on the Commencement Ceremony, please call the College at 307.532.8200.

EWC to host Spring Concert

The Music Department at Eastern Wyoming College has announced the Spring Concert  will be held Thursday May 1 at 7 pm in the Fine Arts Auditorium.

The concert is free and open to the public and will feature the EWC Collegiate Chorale, Community Choir, and Concert Band.

2014 Kids College Additions

Wow!  2014 Kids College has so much to offer we couldn’t get it all in the Summer brochure.

Look below for the really cool additions:

 

MORE KIDS COLLEGE

 

OOEY, GOOEY-GOO grades K-2

Instructor:  Sheryl Spears

Hey kids!  Want to make some ooey-gooey stuff to gross out your friends or family?  Join Ms Sheryl in this FUN FUN FUN, did I say FUN, class—-and be prepared to get gooey.  You will even get to make your own ooey-gooey snack!   Class minimum: 5    Class maximum: 10   

Date:  Tues, July 8            

Time: 9:00-10:30am        

Cost: $20             

Location:  Community Training Center

 

Fairy Tale STEM   grades 3-5

Instructor:  Sheryl Spears

YOU KNOW JACK, RIGHT?  JACK from Jack and the Beanstalk.  Well, he desperately needs your help in making it safely back to the ground.  And, then there’s that silly 2nd pig in                 THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, he needs someone to help him make his house stronger before that pesky, huffy & puffy wolf shows up uninvited!  In this really cool, hands-on class you will use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to design ways of helping out Jack and Pig #2.    Class minimum: 5    Class maximum: 10   

Date:  Tues/Wed, July 8 & 9          

Time:  1:00-3:00pm          

Cost: $25             

Location:  Community Training Center

 

Stories ‘n’ Stuff

Children’s Book Extensions K-2 A

Instructor:  Sally Mack, former PCSD#2 Librarian

Kids, get your READ on!  You and Ms. Sally will read some of your favorite books and a few you might not know about yet and then . . . together you will use your imaginations to make the book come almost alive with crafty projects. Activities may be making or shaking, cooking or looking, drawing or jawing, moving or grooving, playing or displaying. You will have so much fun the morning will slip away before you know it.   THEME:  Around the World.        Class minimum:  5    Class maximum:  10

Date: Tues, July 15           

Time:     9:00-11:00am

Cost:  $20            

Location: Community Training Center

 

 

Artful Science or Scienceful Art  grades 3-5

Instructor:  Sheryl Spears

Is it ART or is it SCIENCE?  You’ll only know for sure when you join Ms Sheryl in this incredible class.  You will create art-full science or science-full art projects made with everyday stuff.  It will be so-o-o-o much fun you will want to create again and again and again!  Hint-hint—one of the projects is a Zappy Zoomer, whatever that is!       Class minimum: 5      Class maximum: 10

Date: Tues/Wed/Thurs, July 22, 23, & 24  

Time:  1:00-3:00pm          

Cost:  $29            

Location: Community Training Center

 

More Stories ‘n’ Stuff

Children’s Book Extension K-2 B

Instructor:  Sally Mack, former PCSD#2 Librarian

Kids, get your READ on!  You and Ms. Sally will read some of your favorite books and a few you might not know about yet and then . . . then . . . then . . . you will use your imaginations to make the book come almost alive with crafty projects.  Activities may be making or shaking, cooking or looking, drawing or jawing, moving or grooving, playing or displaying.  You will have so much fun the morning will slip away before you know it.  THEME:  To Be Determined, but guaranteed to be fun!        Class minimum:  5    Class maximum:  10

Date: Tues, July 22           

Time:     9:00-11:00am

Cost:  $20            

Location: Community Training Center

 

OOEY, GOOEY-GOO grades 3-5

Instructor:  Sheryl Spears

Hey kids!  Want to make some ooey-gooey stuff to gross out your friends or family?  Join Ms Sheryl in this calls and be prepared to get gooey.  You will even get to make your own ooey-gooey snack! 

Class minimum: 5    Class maximum: 10   

Date:  Tues, July 29          

Time: 9:00-10:30am        

Cost: $20             

Location:  Community Training Center

 

WOODEN TOY SHOP  grades 2-4

Instructor:  Sheryl Spears

Need to get out of the house and away from the i-pad?  Tired of going to the crowded pool every afternoon?  Then join Ms Sheryl to build and paint some really cool wooden toys.  You can choose one or more.  One day we build, the next day we paint.  Class minimum:  5     Class maximum:  10

Date: Tues/Wed, July 29 & 30       

Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Cost:  $25            

Location:  Community Training Center

Student Center Specials April 28th to May 2nd

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EWC Sweeps at State SkillsUSA Competition

EWC students at the State SkillsUSA competition in Casper Back Row: left to right Tel Vineyard, Jessica Rammell, Kyle Nicolls, and Everett Summers Front Row: left to right Bartton Spracklen, Ross Walker, Aaron Wadhams, and Amber Jerke

EWC students at the State SkillsUSA competition in Casper
Back Row: left to right Tel Vineyard, Jessica Rammell, Kyle Nicolls, and Everett Summers
Front Row: left to right Bartton Spracklen, Ross Walker, Aaron Wadhams, and Amber Jerke

Eastern Wyoming College students recently traveled to Casper to compete in the State SkillsUSA competition. Team members that went to the state competition were Amber Jerke, sophomore, Cheyenne, WY, Kyle Nicolls, sophomore, Windsor, CO, Jessica Rammell, sophomore, Torrington, WY, Bartton Spracklen, sophomore, Cheyenne, WY, Everett Summers, sophomore, Rock River, WY, Tel Vineyard, sophomore, Otter, MT, Aaron Wadhams, freshman, Mitchell, NE, Ross Walker, sophomore, Hartville, WY,

The results were as follows: Individual welding competition, Tel Vineyard, won Gold, Everett Summers won Bronze. Amber Jerke won a Gold Medal in the Metal Sculpture division. Jessica Rammell, received a Gold medal in Job Interview and Photography.

The Welding Fabrication team of Amber Jerke, Kyle Nicolls, and Everett Summers brought home a Gold Medal. The Welding Fabrication team of Bartton Spracklen, Ross Walker, and Aaron Wadhams won Silver Medals.

The students also received the Runner-Up High Chapter Award.

For more information about the SkillsUSA program at EWC contact Stan Nicolls, advisor at 307.532.8370

EWC announces Sherbeyn as new volleyball coach

Julie Sherbeyn

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that Julie Sherbeyn has been hired as the new EWC women’s volleyball coach. She replaces Coach Verl Petsch who is retiring after 40 years at the helm.

Sherbeyn has over nineteen years of coaching experience with various organizations, including the last five years as head coach at Illinois Valley Community College. She has success recruiting athletes for NJCAA competition and helped many further their athletic careers at NCAA and NAIA colleges throughout the country. Coach Sherbeyn’s teams have finished the last two seasons with 20+ wins in region IV competition. Her athletes are also successful in the classroom with the team having an accumulative grade point average of 3.23.

“My family and I are very excited to become a part of the Lancer community, and I’m looking forward to the challenge of upholding the rich tradition of Eastern volleyball. I’m currently recruiting for the upcoming season to complement Coach Petsch’s talented returning sophomores, and am anxious to begin work preparing our Lady Lancers for the future,” shared Sherbeyn.

She has also worked as the director of the Illinois Valley Volley Power club, working with the most talented volleyball athletes in the region. This involvement has allowed for the recruitment of top regional players for the IVCC program.

Sherbeyn can be reached at julie.sherbeyn@ewc.wy.edu.

EWC students compete at SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication competition

Skills USAEastern Wyoming College students recently traveled to Gillette to compete in the SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication competition. EWC had two teams competing. Team one members were Amber Jerke, freshman, Cheyenne, WY, Kyle Nicolls, freshman, Windsor, CO, and Everett Summers, sophomore, Rock River, WY. Team two members were Barton Spracklin, sophomore, Cheyenne, WY, Aaron Wadhams, freshman, Mitchell, NE, and Ross Walker, sophomore, Hartville, WY.

Team one placed 1st in the competition and Amber Jerke received the high individual written test score. Team two placed 2nd.

The teams will travel to the state SkillsUSA competition that will be held in Casper. The 1st place team will have the opportunity to represent Wyoming and EWC at Kansas City in June.

For more information about the SkillsUSA program at EWC contact Stan Nicolls, advisor at 307.532.8370.

Cafeteria Menu – April 21 to 25, 2014

Cafeteria Menu - April 21 to 25, 2014

Student Center Specials April 21st to April 25th

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