Shanda Barlow

Pre-Health Professional: Pre-Veterinary Science

Shanda Barlow not only loves animals but also enjoys helping around CWC. She has a positive attitude and you can find her helping out at Rustler Central.

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I love animals and the science behind the medical field. My dream is to be a vet in my home state of Wyoming.”


Shanda is a freshman studying Pre-Veterinary Science. She is a local girl who decided to stay close to home. Shanda works in the CWC INBRE lab, is a work study student for Rustler Central, a Student Ambassador and is in Student Senate. In her freetime she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys reading a good book. 

Future Goals

To attend the University of Wyoming to complete a Bachelor's degree before attending a veterinary school. 

Eric Bennett

Social Sciences

Eric is a sophomore at CWC in Riverton studying Social Sciences.

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I like CWC a lot; the professors really help me and challenge me here. I am determined to continue my education and get my Master's degree, no matter how long it takes.”


While his education is a priority, so is taking care of his younger sister - a freshman in high school.

Eric works with the Northern Arapaho Tribe engaging with community youth to help them become leaders and understand the importance of unity. He is also working on a campaign called 'Rez Against Meth.'

Future Goals

To work in Social Sciences. 

Logan Kay

Communication and Radio Broadcasting

Logan has always wanted to be part of the production for radio and Central was a great place for him to start that path.

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Everyone here is so friendly, and I've met great friends who have made my college experience amazing.”


Logan is from Thermopolis, Wyoming, and is a sophomore. Along with aspiring to do radio production, Logan also is earning a degree in communication because he felt that if you can communicate well with others you can get a job anywhere. This free spirit can be found long boarding across campus to and from classes, the radio station and other places on campus. He helps many departments including the radio broadcasting, tv broadcasting, admissions and marketing. 

Future Goals

To complete a Bachelor's degree and work for a radio station in sales or production.

Matt Amos

English and Pre-Law

Matt is an active student and is involved in many clubs and activities and is a runner on the cross country team.

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CWC was close to home and has a really good English program.”


Matt is a sophomore and plans to transfer to the University of Wyoming to earn a Bachelor's degree. He is involved in GEAR Up, student senate, speech and debate and student activities board. 

Future Goals

Earn a Bachelor's degree.