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Eastern Wyoming College Announces the President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls

Eastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce the honor rolls for the Fall 2015 semester. There were 75 students receiving recognition for achieving high scholastic grades.

The President’s Honor Roll recognizes students that are full time (12 or more credit hours) and achieve a 4.0 grade point average.  To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must also be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

President’s Honor Roll
Torrington, WY- Sage Fields, Casey Haag, Danielle Hanzlik, Alyssa Hunter, Kylah Meyer, Crystal Munoz
Casper, WY – Jessica Jensen
Gillette, WY – Nicole Posten
Lingle, WY – Stacey Carman
Lusk, WY – Chelsea Baars 
Newcastle, WY – Josie Tracy
Sheridan, WY – Rebecca Gilbert
Upton, WY – Kayla Caylor
Wheatland, WY – Marissa Meyer
Fairplay, CO – Lacey Knudsen
Phippsburg, CO – Jessica Rossi
Sterling, CO – Alyssa Hunter
Bozeman, MT – Danielle Long
Harrison, NE – Mitchell Mansfield
Mitchell, NE – Aaron Wadhams
Ogallala, NE – Sophia Arendsdorf
Black Hawk, SD – Tosha Wilburn
Delta, UT – Daniel Johnson
Canet De Mar, Spain – Anna Perez Gomez

Dean’s Honor Roll
Torrington, WY – Alexander Anderson, Ali Bard, Jesselyn Burroughs, Elias Chavez, Ian Cottrell, Kaye Cunningham, Carlie Enns, Jacob Green, Andrew Jarvis, Kyle Sabourin, Nicole Smith, Bailey Stovall, Xiyun Tu, William White, Wyatt Winget
Cheyenne, WY – Alexander Anderson, James Fossett, Noble Hoover, Kyra Marlatt, Sophia Seely
Douglas, WYBlake Brooks, Layne McGuire, Terrence Meagher
Evanston, WY – Courtney Carroll
Ft. Bridger, WY – Madison Vitt
Green River, WY – Myka Ginestar
Guernsey, WY – Jessica Rotz
Hulett, WY – Zoe Penning
Laramie, WY – Karlton Schmit
LaGrange, WY – Shayla Stoddard
Lingle, WY – Dena Anderson, Taylor Bever, Clay Limmer, MacKay Price
Lusk, WY – Kyle Litzel, Denton Shaw
Mills, WY – Austin Arteta
Sinclair, WY – Susan VanMatre
Upton, WY – Kaylee Arthur
Yoder, WY – Kurtis Shannon
Laporte, CO – Easton Hunter
Yuma, CO – Katrina Terrell
Dix, NE – Clayton Bogert
Hershey, NE – Calvin Carste
Mitchell, NE – Zachariah Pieper, Johnathan Weitzel
Morrill, NE – Amanda Kaufman
O’Neill, NE – Cody Colman
Rising City, NE – Kade Pinneo
Scottsbluff, NE – Anna Walker
Whitman, NE – Ashlee Nollette
Mornington, Australia – Eddie Swan
Dresden, Germany – Lena Labitzke

EWC Livestock Show Team places at National Livestock Show

Dorsets at the Denver Livestock Show

Dorsets at the Denver Livestock Show
Left to Right: Austin Clough, Matthew Johnson, Emma Rogers, Tailyn Miller, Ashley Johnson, and Emily Garl

The Eastern Wyoming College Show Team traveled to The Arizona National Livestock Show and brought home awards.

Eight students representing the EWC livestock judging team and show team were Paige Aylward, sophomore, Dickens, NE; Shelby Cranston, sophomore, Moorcroft, WY; Matthew Johnson, sophomore, Ashley Johnson, sophomore, Wheatland, WY; Tailyn Miller, freshman, Cowley, WY; Austin Clough, freshman, Ogallala, NE; Schila Strain, freshman, Morrill, NE;  and Emily Garl, sophomore, Mitchell, NE attended the ANLS in Phoenix, AZ during Christmas break.  The team took steers and dorset sheep.  The steer pen of three was first in their class. The team had the second place any other meat breed ram lamb and the first place pen of two ram lambs.

The judgers and show team members then joined forces to compete in the Livestock Skill-A-Thon where the sophomore team of Aylward, Cranston, Garl and Matthew Johnson claimed champion team honors.  Aylward and Garl were second and third high individuals for the contest.

In Livestock Judging Paige Alyward was 10th in the Junior College Division, Tailyn Miller was 7th and Austin Clough was 9th in the Freshman Collegiate Division.  The judgers are off to Kearny and Des Moines in February for two cattle only contests then to Houston in March.  “I am super excited as we will have a full team for the first time at a national contest since I began coaching at EWC” said Livestock Judging Coach Georgia Younglove.

Results from the Denver Livestock Show for the Show Team are as follows:

Goats – Tracy Austin, freshman, Rozet, WY took two wethers.  Tracy did not make the cut for showmanship or market.
Prospect Steer Pen Show (Producer:  Ty Steben) – Steers placed second in the class. The show superintendent stated the cattle exhibited by the colleges this year were among the best seen at the show.
Shorthorn Heifer (Producer:  Paige Aylward) – Third in class.
Lowline Bull (donated to show team) – place 3rd in class.
Dorset Sheep (Producers: Patti and Steve Griffith) – Champion Ram, Reserve Champion Ewe and Champion Lamb Flock in the Any Other Recognized Meat Breed Division
Romney Sheep (Producer: Emma Rogers) – Champion Ewe, Ram and Flock as well as Reserve Champion Ewe in the Coarse White Hand Spinning Division
Wether Sires (commercial sheep division) – Tailyn Miller showed a ewe lamb that placed 2nd.  Tailyn placed 4th in senior breeding sheep showmanship.

EWC introduces New Online Course: Certificate in Infectious Disease and Infection Control

Eastern Wyoming College Community Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses.

EWC has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Certificate in Infectious Disease and Infection Control.”

Participants in this course will examine the many types of infectious disease that threaten health worldwide, including influenza, pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, zoonosis (diseases that are spread from pets to people), tickborne diseases, and global emerging infectious diseases.  Students will also examine procedures that help control the spread of these diseases.

This course is part of EWC’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of this course begin every month, February 10, March 16, April 13 and May 18. The course is entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons and cost $78. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

To enroll:  Go to; click on Community Education, click on Ed2go, click on Healthcare and Medical. For more information about this Ed2go class or any other classes contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

EWC Phi Theta Kappa inducted 31 new members

PTK Spring 2016 Inductees

Spring 2016 inductees:
Front row left to right: Chelsea Baars, Sophia Arensdorf, Kurtis Shannon, Adrian Torres, Ruiz, Denton Shaw, Shelby Welsh, and Madison Vitt
Middle row left to right: Rebecca Gilbert, Susan VanMatre, Katrina Terrell, Bailey Stovall, Kylee Gaukel, Kaye Cunningham, Jessica Rossi, Carna Prokic, Ashlee Nollette, Jacob Green, Anna Perez Gomez
Back Row from left to right: Johnathan Weitzel, Blaine Wilker, Eddie Swan, Wyatt Winget, Elias Chavez, and Paul Cole Not pictured: Kayla Caylor, Ian Cottrell, Frank Falcon, Stacy Gutierrez, Allison Hajenga, Marissa Meyer

Eastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce that twenty-nine students were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on February 2, 2016.  Students initiated into the Alpha Omicron Lambda Chapter of PTK include:  Sophia Arensdorf, Ogallala, NE; Chelsea Baars, Lusk, WY; Kayla Caylor, Upton, WY; Elias Chavez, Torrington, WY; Paul Cole, Torrington, WY; Ian Cottrell, Torrington, WY; Kaye Cunningham, Torrington, WY; Frank Falcon, Manville, WY; Kylee Gaukel, Keeline, WY; Rebecca Gilbert, Sheridan, WY; Anna Perez Gomez, Canet de Mar, Spain; Jacob Green, Torrington, WY; Stacy Gutierrez, Torrington, WY; Allison Hajenga, Judith Gap, MT; Marissa Meyer, Wheatland, WY; Ashlee Nollette, Whitman, NE; Carna Prokic, Subotica, Serbia; Jessica Rossi, Phippsburg, CO; Adrian Torres Ruiz, Madrid, Spain; Kurtis Shannon, Yoder, WY; Denton Shaw, Lusk, WY; Bailey Stovall, Torrington, WY; Eddie Swan, Mornington, Australia; Katrina Terrell, Yuma, CO; Susan VanMatre, Sinclair, WY; Madison Vitt, Ft. Bridger, WY; Johnathan Weitzel, Mitchell, NE; Shelby Welsh, Ogallala, NE; William White, Torrington, WY; Blaine Wilker, Yoder, WY; Wyatt Winget, Torrington, WY.

The Keynote Speakers for the event was Rick Vonburg, Division Chair for Business and Technology, Statistics Instructor and Dr. Rick Patterson, President.

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 to sponsor Post Credit Certification Criminal Justice Workshop

Eastern Wyoming College and the Wyoming Criminal Justice Association are sponsoring a Criminal Justice Workshop to be held in Torrington, Wyoming on February 17, 2016 from 10 am – 3 pm.

Training topics will be “Women in Criminal Justice”, “Security Threat Groups”, and “Self-Care for Criminal Justice Professionals”.

Presenters and Panel Members are:
Captain Seth Norris, Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution
Kathy Majerus, Wyoming Psychotherapist
Julie Tennant-Caine, Wyoming Department of Corrections-Deputy Prison Administrator
Dawn Sides, Wyoming Department of Corrections Probation and Parole-Field Service Administrator
Dana Lent, Wyoming Attorney
Susan Wilson, Wyoming Highway Patrol Officer
Kim Dyer, Wyoming Department of Family Services-Social Services Supervisor.

Register online at or contact Larry Curtis, Criminal Justice instructor at 307.532.8297.

EWC Vet Tech Club holding fundraiser for Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter

The Eastern Wyoming College Veterinary Technology Club will be holding a 50/50 ticket raffle at the EWC women’s basketball game on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Torrington.  All proceeds will benefit the Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter.

Students will begin selling tickets at 5 pm in the lobby of the Verl Petsch Jr Activities Center Gymnasium.  Donations boxes for Waggin’ Tails are currently located in the EWC Vet Tech building, the corner by the Cafeteria and Student Center and the gymnasium.  Wish lists of items are located on each box.  Donations can be made through the 9th.

For more information about the EWC Vet Tech Club please contact advisor, Cristi Semmler at 307.532.8331.

EWC Vet Tech club holding dog wash

The Eastern Wyoming College Veterinary Technology Club will be holding a dog wash on Friday, February 19th.  Appointments will begin at 1:00 pm and walk-ins will be taken until 3:00 pm.  The dog wash will conclude at 6:00 pm.  A current rabies certificate is required to participate.

Pricing for the dog wash is as follows:

Small Dog (0-20#) $8
Medium Dog (20.1-50#) $10
Large Dog (50.1 – 90#) $12
Extra Large Dog (90.1 and above) $14

Added charge for Long hair: (Require additional grooming and Drying Time)
Small – $3, Medium – $5, Large – $7, Extra Large – $9

Other Services:
Nail trim: $5

For appointments contact KaylaRae Lawrence:
Phone Number: 307.840.4644


EWC highlights upcoming Community Education class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following class.

Dog Obedience Level I Session II

Dog owners, in 7 weeks you will learn to train your dog to come/here, sit, down, stay, heel, wait; dog socialization. Requirements for this class are current vaccination/rabies veterinarian certificate; 6 foot leash, choke collar, treats.

Participants must be able to control their dog on a leash before coming to the class; participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at each class. This class will be held on Tuesday/Thursday beginning February 9 and ending on March 1. This class will be held from 6-7:00 pm. The cost of this class is $65.

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 at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC highlights upcoming Community Education Valentine’s Make-Bake-Taste class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following class.

Valentine’s Make-Bake-Taste

Kids, make this Valentine’s Day card giving extra special—make them yourself. You and your parent (mom or dad) will create up to 20 very special and personalized Valentine’s Day cards and envelopes using stamps, ink, glitter and sparkles.

When the card making is complete you will begin baking and decorating Valentine’s Day cookies to go with your cards. What better way for parent and child to spend time together and celebrate Valentine’s Day.

This class is limited to 12 so don’t wait to sign up! Bring a lidded container in which to take your cookies home. This class will be held on February 6 from 12-3:00 pm and will cost $20 plus $12 for cards. Paid Registration Deadline is February 3.

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 at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Workforce Development to offer CPR/First Aid and CPR/Basic Life Support for medical personnel

The Workforce Development office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a CPR/BLS for medical personnel on Wednesday February 3 from 5:00-9:00 pm. This course is designed for medical personnel for initial or renewal of certification. This class will be held in the Community Training Center on the main campus in Torrington and will cost $45.

The CPR/First Aid class will be held on Saturday February 6 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. This class will also be held in the Community Training Center and will cost $45. Participants will be certified in both CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association. Teachers, coaches, early childhood providers and all are welcome.

To register for these classes, contact Donna White at the EWC Workforce Development/Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

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