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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 Acting President Neil Theobald. 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!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

Gillette  |  Commons Area of Thunder Basin High School  |  5:15 - 6:30 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Bertine Bahige, Principal of Rawhide Elementary School

Following the event, head to the Cowgirl Soccer game vs. South Dakota
7 P.M.  |  Thunder Basin High School  |  Free Admission  |  Post-Match Autographs 


OCTOBER 10, 2019

Cody  |  Buffalo Bill Center of the West  |  5:30 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Aura Newlin, Northwest College anthropology instructor, and Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation Board member


NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Rawlins  |  Jeffrey Memorial Community Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Kris Thorvaldson, Financial Adviser


DECEMBER 5, 2019

Newcastle  |  Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Mike Farnsworth, V.P. of Operations at Wyoming Refining Co.

JANUARY 25, 2020

Rock Springs  | Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Sean Valentine, President of Western Wyoming Beverages

FEBRUARY, 2020

Cheyenne  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Tighe Fagan, Principal at Gannett Peak Technical Services

 

MARCH 19, 2020

Worland  |  Washakie Museum  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Abby O’Donnell, Corporate Sales Representative for Pro Corp Images
 

APRIL 16, 2020

Sheridan  |  UW Ag Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Kristi Von Krosigk, Owner of The Union at the Montgomery


MAY 28, 2020

Wheatland  |  City Park  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Sydney Burek, District Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service


JUNE, 2020

Wind River Indian Reservation  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Vanessa Sorrels, Pharmacist

JULY, 2020

Afton  |  Time & Location TBD
Featured Alumni: Barbara Sessions, COO of Silver Star Communications

AUGUST, 2020

Douglas  |  Time, Location and Featured Alumni TBD



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