March 27, 2009
TORRINGTON, WY –
Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees President, Sherri Lovercheck, was recognized as the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees (WACCT) 2008-2009 Trustee of the Year. Lovercheck received her award at the WACCT Community College Conference recently held in Cheyenne.
Fellow Board of Trustee’s member Carl Rupp included the following in her nomination packet, “I have served with Sherri the past eight years. Seated next to Sherri, I was impressed with how she studied all material presented at the meeting and how she highlighted what was important. She asked pertinent questions and drew discussion from other board members.”
Lovercheck also brought the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to campus to facilitate an objective review of the challenges confronting the trustees. She then successfully led two presidential searches. Working with fellow trustees and administration, several enrollment targeted initiatives were adopted. A women’s basketball team, a livestock judging program, and a second recruiter were all added.
Other EWC employees were nominated and received recognition at the conference. Ron Laher was nominated in the college employee category; Richard Patterson in the faculty category; Todd Peterson, foundation member, in the volunteer category; and Josie Davison in the student category.