From left: Kiwanis Dan Davis, Kiwanis Dean Lehmkuhler, Coach Emily Tilden, Athlete Louisa Austin, Athlete Emily Schimelpfenig. Photo provided.

(Lander, Wyo.) – Earlier last month, the Kiwanis Club of Lander made a donation to the Lander Valley High School Nordic Ski Team.

The team will be using the funds to help finish out their season. State Championships are on Feb. 21 and 22 in Cody.

“We have three athletes traveling to Stowe, Vermont to compete at the Junior National competition the following week. This is the biggest competition in the country for young Nordic skiers,”¬†Coach Emily Tilden reports.