EWC Hosts Wyoming Academic Challenge

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Sheridan High School students win the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC.

Sheridan High School students win the Wyoming Academic Challenge held at EWC. Left to right: Maya Gilmore, Lachlin Brennan

Eastern Wyoming College recently hosted the Wyoming Academic Challenge. Eight Wyoming high schools sent thirteen teams to compete. The two to five-member teams participated in four rigorous rounds of competition. Questions ranged from current events, mathematics and literature. Schools participating were: Big Piney, Cheyenne East, Douglas, Evanston, Lovell, Riverside, Sheridan and Tongue River.

Sheridan placed first with a total of 795 points. Second place went to Big Piney Team One with 770 points. Cheyenne East Team One placed third with 715 points. Big Piney Team One also won the small schools division.

The winning teams were presented with plaques and medals. Students on the overall first place team were presented with scholarships to attend EWC.

For more information, please contact Becky Lorenz, 307.532.8210.

Big Piney Team one left to right Buck Bell, Katie Heseltine, Dwaine Kenney, and Abby Hughes

Big Piney Team one left to right Buck Bell, Katie Heseltine, Dwaine Kenney, and Abby Hughes

Third Place Cheyenne East

Cheyenne East Team One left to right Michael Downey, Mac Rogers, Morgan Cloud, and Parker Grand Pree