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Feb 15, 2013 - From staff reports
County students make UW list
The University of Wyoming lists 19 students from Fremont County on the 2012 fall semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester.
Dubois: Clinton A. Elliott, Cheryl A. O'Brien and Nicole Janea Polmanteer.
Fort Washakie: Juanita R. Mount.
Kinnear: Susan M. De Coty.
Lander: Christopher R. Gilman, Kiersten D. Jones, Devan Leonard, Sarah Marie Newell and Craig L. Peil.
Riverton: Cassandra Bolin, Christopher Brian Cesko, Jennifer L. Gardner, Amy M. Heiser, Justin R. Hemming, Cezanne K. Thayer, Kyle Adams Urbigkit and Linda M. Wilson.
St. Stephen's: Nance Jean Craft
EWC announces honor rolls
Eastern Wyoming College announced the honor rolls for the fall 2012 semester. There were 347 students receiving recognition for achieving high scholastic grades, and two from Fremont County.
Cyla Fife, of Riverton, was named to the dean's honor roll. To qualify for the dean's honor roll, students must be a full-time student and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.
Shea Rose, of Riverton, qualified for the associate dean's honor roll. The associate dean's honor roll recognizes those students who have at least six credit hours but not more than 12 with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Weier enlists in active duty
Justin Weier, son of Kathleen and David Weier of Pavillion, enlisted in active duty for the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 26.
Justin, a 2012 graduate of Wind River High School, was scheduled to attend Air Force basic training Jan. 29 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Staff Sgt. Ben Villa, the local Air Force recruiter in Gillette, said Weier will earn credits toward an associate degree in applied sciences through the Community College of the Air Force.
County fair elects chairwoman
Amy Hamilton, of Hudson, was elected chairwoman of the Fremont County Fair Board by the board members during the January board meeting.
Other elected officers include: Bobby Lane, vice-chairman; Kati Anderson, secretary; Patty O'Connor, treasurer; and Barney Cosner, fair director.
Hamilton's responsibilities will include overseeing more than 800 events at the facility throughout the year, as well as the 100th Fremont County Fair in July.
Hamilton was born and raised in Fremont County. She attended Central Wyoming College. She and her husband operate a farming operation, featuring beef cattle and hay.
Hamilton has been married to her husband, Dale, for 34 years. They have three sons, Brady and his wife, Brandi, Jared and his wife, Jennifer, and Lance and his wife, Cori, and five grandchildren.