Posts from September, 2017

Three EWC rodeo athletes qualify for short round in Sheridan

Eastern Wyoming College Rodeo Team @ Sheridan College Rodeo - Sheridan, WyomingThe Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Rodeo team recently returned from the annual rodeo held in Sheridan, WY where three student-athletes qualified for the short round.

Freshman Karissa Rayhill, Martin, SD, tied for 6th in the first round, placed 5th in the short round and finished the weekend 6th in the average.

In the team roping, sophomore Sutton Adams, Dell Rapids, SD and partner Cole Trainer, Central Wyoming College qualified for the short round with a time of 8.1 seconds.

Sophomore Wyatt Schuelke, Faith, SD, qualified for the short round of the steer wrestling with a time of 6.6 seconds.

The Lancers will travel to Lamar, CO to compete September 29, 30 and October 1.


Dr. Travers to host monthly community roundtables

Eastern Wyoming College President, Dr. Lesley Travers, has announced the first Community Roundtable which will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd, 12 – 1 pm in the CTEC conference room.

Community members or any person who is interested is invited to attend the open Community Roundtable.  Dr. Travers will provide any information of interest about the college, will answer any questions and address any concerns.  She will host a Community Roundtable each month.  Attendees are invited to bring their own brown bag lunch if they would like.

For more information, please contact the college at 307.532.8303.

EWC Community Education announces Jared Rogerson concert

The Jared Rogerson Trio - Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:00pm - EWC Fine Arts AuditoriumThe Eastern Wyoming College Community Education department is presenting a series of musical performance groups with Wyoming connections from genres of country blues, contemporary country, and country rock with an appeal to a wide variety of community members and EWC students.

Singer-songwriter Jared Rogerson draws his inspiration from countless miles atop broke saddle horses traveling the rugged mountains near his home in Pinedale, Wyoming. His original songs have strains of musical genres including country, Americana, western and folk. He engages the audience with the stories behind each of his musical compositions. The Jared Rogerson Trio will perform on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in the EWC Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.

For more information about this concert or other concerts and classes being held, please call the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323.


EWC announces Black and Gold night

Eastern Wyoming College announces Black and Gold night to be held October 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Petsch Center gymnasium.

Come and meet the teams and join them for some fun games, giveaways, dunk contest, 3 point shooting contest, pizza and a scrimmage.

This is the first Lancer basketball practice for both teams and is free and open to the public.

EWC announces Black and Gold night

EWC wins NJC tournament

Trey Massey

Trey Massey

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Golf team won the Northeastern Junior College golf tournament with a score of 596.  McCook Community College finished second with a score of 604.

“The guys took advantage of some good weather and played some solid golf to get both a team win and the individual win from Trey Massey,” shared Coach Zach Smith.  “Trey is always checking on his teammates during the tournament to see how they are doing and to offer support so I was happy to see him get the win. We are preparing for the challenging course at McCook that we play at this week.”

Leading the Lancers was sophomore Trey Massey from Lander, WY.  Massey had a two-day total of 144, shooting 71 and 73.  Other Lancer scores were as follows:

George Elliott, freshman, Salisbury, UK, 72-74 – 146, tied 2nd
Gonzalo Arcelay Fernandez-Meras, freshman, Munguia, Spain, 77-73 – 150, tied 7th
Jared Pilkington, sophomore, Scottsbluff, NE, 77-79 – 156
Dalton Bingham, freshman, Riverton, UT, 79-80 – 159
Cameron Heath, freshman, Bolton, UK, 81-80 – 161

The Lancers will play in McCook, NE September 28-29.

EWC volleyball players receive All Tournament Team honors

Lissette Lefforge

Lissette Lefforge

Helena Khouri

Helena Khouri

The athletic department at Eastern Wyoming College has announced that Lissette Lefforge, sophomore, Otis, Colorado was named All-Tournament Team at the WYO-BRASKA Shootout held recently in Torrington. Helena Khouri, sophomore, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil received All-Tourney recognition for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Tournament held Sept. 8 and 9th in Rangely, CO.

EWC announces date change for upcoming Basic Self-Defense for Women

The Community Education Department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has announced a Basic Self-Defense class for Women.

This class will be on held Thursday October 12, from 6:30-8:30 pm, with a cost of $20.

This class is designed to increase your personal level of awareness, thus reducing the chance you will find yourself in a compromising situation, whether it be at home, in a parking lot, or out jogging. Basic self-defense techniques will be demonstrated with an opportunity for practice. Even if you’ve taken this class before, it is always to your benefit to refresh or practice your self-defense skills.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them in the new CTEC building at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.


EWC Phi Theta Kappa inducted eight new members

Fall 2017 inductees: Back row: left to right Sydney Hill, Paige Johnson, Spencer Derr, Jessica Blakeley, Diandra Turner, and Levi Walter. Front row: left to right Taylor Bever, Alexandria Simmerman, Alexis Jaramillo.

Fall 2017 inductees:
Back row: left to right Sydney Hill, Paige Johnson, Spencer Derr, Jessica Blakeley, Diandra Turner, and Levi Walter.
Front row: left to right Taylor Bever, Alexandria Simmerman, Alexis Jaramillo.

Eastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce that twelve students were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on September 20, 2017.  Students initiated into the Alpha Omicron Lambda Chapter of PTK include:  Taylor Bever, Lingle, WY; Jessica Blakeley, Guernsey, WY; Kyle Chapman, Torrington, WY; Spencer Derr, Torrington, WY; Sydney Hill, Torrington, WY; Alexis Jaramillo, Torrington, WY; Paige Johnson, Lingle, WY; Jenielle Kohl, Yoder, WY; Morgan McClaren, Kemmerer, WY; Alexandria Simmerman, Ogallala, NE; Diandra Turner, Jamaica; and Levi Walter, Wray, CO.

The Keynote Speaker for the event was Kelly Strampe, English Instructor at EWC.

Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programs.

EWC Community Education reschedules bus trip to Black Thunder Coal Mine

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has rescheduled the bus trip to the Black Thunder Coal Mine for Wednesday, September 27. Paid registration is required by 1:00 pm on September 26.

See one of the largest coal mines in one of the richest coal regions in the U.S. Lunch is included and will be at the Hay Creek Golf Club in Wright, WY.

The cost of this trip is $35. The bus will leave EWC at 7:00 am and return around 6:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Donna White at the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323.


EWC finishes second at CWC tournament

Malosi Togisala

Malosi Togisala

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Golf team recently returned from a tournament hosted by Central Wyoming College, held in Riverton, WY.  Due to the weather, the second day of the tournament was canceled.  The Lancers had a one-day total of 315, placing them second behind McCook, who finished with 310.

“The guys were anxious to play on Friday to see if we could reel McCook back in but, unfortunately the weather made the course too wet to play,” shared Coach Zach Smith. “I was pleased with our players because they were the first team out practicing and get ready to play Friday, even when the conditions were poor. We are excited and ready to travel to Sterling, CO this week for our third tournament.”

Freshman Malosi Togisala, Ogden, UT, led the Lancers with a score of 76, which placed him tied for 3rd.  Other Lancer scores were as follows:
Gonzalo Arcelay Fernadez-Meras, freshman, Munguia, Spain – 77, tied 5th
George Elliott, freshman, Salisbury, United Kingdom – 80, tied 10th
Kash Kaufman, freshman, Torrington, WY – 82, tied 15th
Trey Massey, freshman, Lander, WY – 82, tied 15th

The Lancers will travel to Sterling, CO, September 21-22 to compete at the tournament hosted by Northeastern Junior College.