MHS students earn EWC degree and high school diploma

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 • 10:06 am

Six Moorcroft High School students have earned their high school diplomas, and their associate degrees from Eastern Wyoming College.

MHS students Darbi Buckmiller, Brandon Clonch, Darin Fuller, Aspen Harris, Eliza Mathwig and Chase Peterson graduated not just from MHS but also from EWC with either an Associate of Arts or Science degree.  These students participated and took advantage of concurrent and dual enrollment courses.  Eligible MHS students may take college courses while still in high school.

“Many students take advantage of this opportunity to earn college credits and get a jump start on their college educations,” stated Roger Humphrey, Associate Vice President for Outreach and Academic Services.  “Through extraordinary effort, energy, dedication and focus, all six of these students completed an Associate of Arts degree from EWC while engaged in their high school studies,” continued Humphrey.

Darbi Buckmiller will be attending the University of Wyoming majoring in Architectural Engineering with a minor in Art. Aspen Harris will be attending the University of Wyoming and will major in International Business. Brandon Clonch plans to attend the University of Wyoming, majoring in Business Administration. Chase Peterson will major in Kinesiology and Health Management at the University of Wyoming. Eliza Mathwig will be attending Black Hills State University, majoring in Elementary Education. Darin Fuller will be attending the University of Oregon majoring in Marine Biology.

For more information about EWC credit classes offered in Moorcroft please contact Melissa Buckmiller, Outreach coordinator at 307.756.9800.

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