Entries by Dennis Stangl

February EOC Participant of the Month

The Educational Opportunity Center Participant of the Month is Hailey Fry. Hailey is a senior at Cheyenne Central High school. She plans on attending the University of Wyoming this fall. She will be majoring in Business and minoring in Political Science. She will be putting herself through college and one main goal she has is […]

EOC January Participant of the Month

The January Participant of the Month is Daniel Morrell of Cheyenne.  He has been working with EOC to get enrolled in college classes and is a real go-getter.  Daniel has been working full time since he was 15 and has completed his GED at the age of 16 to start college and prepare for a […]

December Student of the Month

The Student of the Month for December is Samantha Roedel.  While she isn’t the typical model for success, she has withstood some insurmountable obstacles this semester and has come out better for it. Samantha came to me on a referral from Adult Basic Education in Powell.  She should have been a junior in high school, […]

Congratulations William Nolan!

The Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science programs through the University of Wyoming would like to congratulate our Laramie County Upward Bound Math Science student William Nolan on his signing with the University of Wyoming Track and Field team on November 9, 2016. Will is currently a senior at South High School in Cheyenne.  […]

Westminster’s Debbie Samaniego Named College’s First-Ever Marshall Scholar – Westminster College News

Westminster’s Debbie Samaniego Named College’s First-Ever Marshall Scholar – Westminster College News Dec. 5, 2016 Honors Program student to pursue prestigious graduate study in the United Kingdom SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster senior Debbie Samaniego has received the 2017 Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate study in the United Kingdom. This marks the first time a […]

COE Update

The following is an update from COE: Government Relations Update   Only 7 WEEKS remain until Congress returns to Washington, DC to determine whether TRIO will receive a $60 Million increase. As legislators continue to meet with constituents in anticipation of the November 8th general elections it is critical that the entire community take this […]

October EOC Student of the Month

The October Participant of the Month is Donald Whitmore. Donald was a new participant in 2016 and was referred by a fellow Casper Re-entry resident. He came to the EOC office and asked for assistance applying to Casper College. As I began my usual conversation about FAFSA, Compass testing, transcripts, and applying to school, he […]

Kimberly Kost from student to mentor

Kimberly Kost joined Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO at MSUB as the new Academic Coordinator last February. As a prior TRIO participant, she has come back to the program which at one point helped her to pursue her educational dreams. Now, with more experience and a great educational background, she helps students as a mentor, […]