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Celebrating Wyoming's Cowboys

Across the state of Wyoming, monthly “The World Needs More Cowboys,” community celebrations will be hosted for prospective students and their families, alumni, and community members.

These events will feature current UW students, faculty members, representatives of UW Athletics, and President Ed Seidel. Each event will also showcase UW Alumni who hold important roles in 11 Wyoming counties and the Wind River Indian Reservation. 

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Wyoming Cowboys – Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates on these events.

Read our featured alumni profiles here!



September 30, 2020

Casper  |  David Street Station  |  5-7 p.m. 
Featured Alumni: Marci Bramlet, Attorney

October 9, 2020

Pinedale  |  Pinedale Aquatic Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Abe Pearce, Director of Public Works, Town of Pinedale

October 10, 2020

Jackson  |  POSTPONED   
Featured Alumni: Wendy Martinez, Homeowner Services Manager for Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area

October 27, 2020

Douglas  |  Douglas High School  |  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Tim Painter, Director of Bands at Douglas High School

November 12, 2020

Wind River Reservation  |  POSTPONED
Featured Alumni: Vanessa Sorrels, Pharmacist for the Indian Health Service at Fort Washakie

December 3, 2020

Evanston  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: Rachel Boyer, music teacher at Evanston’s Clark Elementary

January 28, 2021

Lovell  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: Joseph Shumway, Vice President/Branch Manager for Big Horn Federal Savings Bank

February 17, 2021

Lusk  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: Jamie Reed McElhaney, Rancher

February 18, 2021

Crook County  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: James Neiman, President and CEO of Neiman Enterprises

March 17, 2021

Thermopolis  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: Jeb Schenck, semi-retired teacher, neuro-educational speaker & author, photographer and workshop leader

March 18, 2021

Worland  |  Washakie Museum and Community Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Abby O’Donnell, Corporate Sales Representative for Pro Corp Images

April 14, 2021

Buffalo  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Brett McCoy, Sales Representative for Zoetis Inc.

April 15, 2021

Sheridan  |  Sheridan Research and Extension Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Kristi Von Krosigk, Owner of The Union at the Montgomery

May 13, 2021

Wheatland  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Sydney Burek, District Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service

June 24, 2021

Lander  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Lance Goede, Director of Student Success at Central Wyoming College

July, 2021

Torrington  |  Time & Location TBD 
Featured Alumni: Samantha Wagner Yung, Doctor of audiology at Brant Audiology and Tinnitus

September 16, 2021

Laramie  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Even Brande, Founder and Chairman of Handel Information Technologies


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