The Eastern Wyoming College Foundation hosted its 26th Annual Golf Tournament and Calcutta on June 18th. According to John Hansen, Director of Institutional Development for the College, “This year’s golf Calcutta was one of the best. Mike Schmitt, auctioneer did a tremendous job helping us raise funds for the College.” Schmitt’s words of support for EWC in these challenging economic times help prod bidders to one of the highest valued Calcutta’s in the history of the event.”
Holly Lara, Administrative Specialist for the Office of Development, coordinated the tournament and commented, “It’s our sponsors and their belief in the College that makes the tournament successful.” Lara continued, “The success of the tournament is a team effort and having Foundation members who care, help plan, and work the event is the magic behind the scenes.” The co-chairs for the tournament this year were Joe Guth, Scott Prusia, and Janice Atkins-Neva Assisting them were committee member Ryan Yung and former Foundation Director Tom Gardner.
The results for the tournament are as follows: first place went to the team of Lynn Schukei, Gordon Schukei, Scott Prusia, and Michelle Prusia. In second place was the team of Rick Stapleton, Rad Smith, Roger Feagler, and Mary Feagler. Placing third was the team of Joe Guth, Gaylene Guth, Patrick Guth, and Brett Guth. Rounding off the top teams and tied for fourth and fifth place were the teams of Bill Schmidt, Sue Schmidt, DJ Haskins, Dana Youtz; Tom Gardner, Kay Gardner, Toby Gardner, and Joe Deeney.
The tournament raised $8,500 this year to support student success at EWC. For more information about the golf tournament or the EWC Foundation, contact John Hansen, Director of Institutional Development at 307.532.8304.