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Three county students participated in Poetry Out Loud last week in Cheyenne

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Sara Ellingrod of Arvada-Clearmont High School is the winner of the 2013 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition that was held March 4-5 in Cheyenne . The runner-up was Hannah Hout of Star Lane Center in Casper.

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Lander Valley Education Foundation call for nominations for the LVHS/FCVHS Hall of Fame issued

Screen Shot 2013-03-07 at 12.17.16 PM(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander Valley Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2013 class for the LVHS/FCVHS Hall of Fame. According to the Foundation, the purpose of the Hall of Fame is to publicly recognize and honor Lander alumni who have demonstrated distinction in professional achievement and/or significant contribution to society, as well as former educators who have made a significant contribution to the education and welfare of District students.

Lander students sweep Fremont County District of Wyoming Math Contest

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Fremont County District version of the Wyoming State Math Contest was held Wednesday morning and early afternoon at Central Wyoming College’s Rustler Gym. There were 164 students in attendance including both middle school and high school students from Riverton and Lander. Students from Lander swept the competition, capturing the top three places in each grade level contest.

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Seven CWC Trustee applicants to be interviewed on campus tonight; New member to be seated

CWC logo(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees will select its newest member tonight to replace former member Judy Pederson during the Board’s regular monthly meeting on campus at the Intertribal Center. The interviews will begin at 7:15 p.m. Seeking the seat are: John W. Mercer Jr., Gloria Philp, Nichole Schoening, Tim Payne, Phil Christopherson, Robert Heuermann and Jack Hildner. Schoening and Payne both ran against Pedersen in November 2012?s general election. The candidate selected to fill the vacancy will be seated at tonight’s meeting. Pedersen resigned her seat in January.

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County FFA members met with Gov. Mead, toured State Capitol on Tuesday

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Gov. Matt Mead met with Fremont County FFA members in Cheyenne on Tuesday. The local high school delegation included Taylor Wright, Tenikah Dolbow, Tory Thoman, Darcey Maddox, Colby Voxland and Alicia Espinosa. (Photo by Renny MacKay)