(Riverton, Wyo.) – For the first time in a quarter century, Central Wyoming College inaugurated a new college president Thursday morning. Board Chairman Charlie Krebs of Lander officially handed over the college’s seal to Dr. Cristobal “Chris” Valdez at the college’s annual convocation, marking the beginning of not only the academic year, but the start of his administration. Valdez is the sixth president in the college’s history. He succeeded Dr. JoAnne McFarland, who had served as the CWC President since 1989.
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By Victoria Fregoso, Lead Reporter at County10.com
By Ernie Over, managing editor, County 10.com
(Cheyenne) – Robin Levin’s mother and grandmother didn’t have the education opportunities most girls have today. But that didn’t keep them from encouraging Levin to take advantage of such opportunities that came her way. “They rued their lack of formal education, urging me to study hard and do well; guidance I took to heart,” Levin recalls.