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American Dream Essay Contest

20 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Guided By Code of the West, Students Pen Award Winning Essays

      A Natrona County High School student’s letter to her late father, who was gunned down six years ago, earns her the top prize at the American Dream Essay Contest. Nyara Douglas receives a total of $5,300.00 for her essay titled “Letter of Truth”. Her writing tells of how she is healing by …

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16 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Students Inspired by Code of the West

A Guernsey-Sunrise High School student’s harrowing experience on the wrong end of a gun earned her the top prize at the American Dream Essay Contest. Krista Malcom received a total of $5,300.00 for her essay titled “One Shot”. Her writing told of how she changed a terrifying experience of having a gun pressed against her …

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28 Nov · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

$5,000 Prize for Winning Essay

High school students from across the state are challenged to examine their personal beliefs and ethics to pen an essay based on those beliefs. The American Dream Essay Contest awards thousands of dollars each year to the student authors of the winning compositions. The American Dream Essay Contest is centered on bestselling author, Jim Owen’s …

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16 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · One Comment

Students Find Inspiration in Code of the West

A Natrona County High School senior’s tale of how his ancestry defined his personal brand through the hum of a sewing machine earned him the top prize at the American Dream Essay Contest. Streeter Boatright received a total of $5,300.00 for his essay titled “The Brand, and a Bernina”. His essay explained how his life …

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1 Dec · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

$5,000 Up for Grabs for Wyoming High School Students

High school students from across the state are challenged to examine their personal beliefs and ethics to pen an essay based on those beliefs. The American Dream Essay Contest awards thousands of dollars each year to the student authors of the winning compositions. The American Dream Essay Contest is centered on bestselling author, Jim Owen’s …

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25 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Code of the West Guides Essay Writers

A junior at Burlington High School shared how her parents are her heroes, taking home the top prize in the American Dream Essay Contest. Kaeli Hernandez received a total of $5,300 for her essay titled “My Haphazard but Hopeful Heroes and a Courageous Life”. Her essay explained that her parent’s flaws and mistakes have forced …

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19 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Casper Teen Awarded for Essay

A Natrona County High School Senior has the winning entry for the American Dream Essay Contest. Lily Lower received a total of $5,300 for her essay titled “Let Life Be”. It was chosen as the top entry out of more than 600 essays submitted in the statewide competition.     Calbi Ausmann from Newcastle received …

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13 Jul · Cheryl Hackett · One Comment

Casper Couple Quietly Moves Mountains

He works with numbers, she with words. Together Larry and Margo Bean are a dynamic couple who have spent the better part of four decades making a difference in their community and on a global level. The Beans are the honorees for the 17th Annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast hosted by the Boys & Girls …

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13 Apr · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Winning Essay Nabs $5,000

A Glenrock High School Junior is the winner of the 2015 American Dream Essay contest. Miriam Williams penned an essay titled “The Legacy of a Lifetime” to take home the $5,000 grand prize for being named the statewide winner. Kyla Christensen of Kaycee took second, winning a $2,500 cash prize and Dalton Aullman of Star …

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