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Code of the West

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 …


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 …


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 …


24 Jan · Cheryl Hackett · No Comments

Giving Meaning to Cowboy Ethics

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming’s ‘Be Somebody: Cowboy Ethics’ program has partnered with the Natrona County School District’s financial literacy classes at both high schools, as well as with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Colorado and Wyoming to offer a course where students can earn a Character Ethics Certification.  Through a …


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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