As the fall rodeo season came to a close this past weekend at Laramie County Community College, the Rustlers finished strong with Brady Thurston bringing home a winning title.
Duncan Makin is a freshman this year and is a graduate of Riverton High School. Makin is on the cross country and said he enjoys college athletics and is running more at the collegiate level.
Jacki Klancher, Todd Guenther and Darren Wells have spent several years taking students to the Dinwoody Glacier in the Wind River Mountains each summer to conduct research, not only on the glacier but also on archaeological finds in the surrounding area. Their research has been a work in progress, studying not only the glacier but the environment around it. Now the team and three CWC alumni will travel to Austria for a conference.
Theatre professor and director Mike Myers gives his students the opportunity to play in lead roles as freshman; something most four year colleges and universities don’t do. He told freshman Kierra Muehler that this upcoming role would be great experience for her and would help her grow as an actress.
Nine CWC Rustlers made it to the final round and placed in the top ten at their home rodeo.
Bailee Watt once again took home the winning title at the ladies tournament in McCook, Nebraska. She won by five shots with a two day total of 165. Teammate Sarah Schroefel placed third with a two day total of 174.
Central Wyoming College cross country team traveled to Denver, Colorado on Oct. 3 to compete in the 7th Annual Roadrunner Invitational.
Shanda Barlow is freshman studying pre-veterinary science.
Sophomore Dalton Burgener took over the number one spot in steer wrestling in the NIRA Central Rocky Mountain Region leader board. Although he didn’t bring the buckle home from this past weekend in Lamar, Colorado his points from all of the recent rodeos was enough to bump him into the lead.
Jessica Stewart was nominated for student of the week by her cross country coach Al Lara.