NHS students earn EWC degree and high school diploma

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Five Newcastle High School students have earned their high school diplomas, and their associate degree from Eastern Wyoming College.

NHS students Flint Hossfeld, Megan Kenney, Heather Michaelis, Marshall Rhoades, and Taylor Spain graduated not just from NHS but also from EWC with Associate of Arts degrees.  These students participated and took advantage of concurrent and dual enrollment courses.  Eligible NHS students may take college courses while still in high school.

Marshall, Heather Flint: Newcastle High School students receive Associate degrees from EWC.

Marshall, Heather Flint: Newcastle High School students receive Associate degrees from EWC.

“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 five of these students completed an Associate of Arts degree from EWC while engaged in their high school studies,” continued Humphrey.

Megan Kenney and Taylor Spain Newcastle High School graduates received their Associate degrees at commencement in Torrington on May 12.

Megan Kenney and Taylor Spain Newcastle High School graduates received their Associate degrees at commencement in Torrington on May 12.

Flint Hossfeld will be attending the University of Wyoming, majoring in English and Communications. Megan Kenney will also be attending the University of Wyoming majoring in Pre-Medicine. Heather Michaelis will major in Nursing at the University of Wyoming. Marshall Rhoades will be attending Northwest Community College, majoring in Aviation. Taylor Spain will attend the University of Wyoming and will also major in nursing.

James – Marshall: James and Marshall Rhoades, father and son, receive their Associate degrees together.

James – Marshall: James and Marshall Rhoades, father and son, receive their Associate degrees together.

Marshall Rhoades father, James Rhoades also received his Associate degree along with his son after many years of shift work and life events. He began taking course work in 1995.

For more information about EWC credit classes offered in Newcastle please contact Kim Conzelman at 307.746.3603.

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