May 6, 2012 - StaffThe Central Wyoming Class of 2012 is led by five valedictorians who earned a 4.0 grade point average while obtaining their degrees.
Matthew Ayers, Dylan Bergstedt, Melissa P. Fox, Kelli Niemeyer and Ronda Walker graduate with highest honors and front the 271 graduates who are participating in the Friday, May 11, commencement exercises in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre.
The program begins at 7:30 p.m. and is televised on Rustler TV, cable channel 5.
Ayers, Fox and Walker earned Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Ayers, a 1992 Lander Valley High School graduate who also attended the University of Wyoming and York College, is receiving a degree in computer networking technology.
Fox completed her studies at the conclusion of the fall 2011 semester in Environment, Health and Safety-Environmental Technician. The Montana native transferred credits from Montana State University.
Walker is a 1993 graduate of Wheatland High School who earned an AAS degree from Laramie County Community College in 1995. She enrolled at CWC in the fall of 2007 and has obtained a degree in fire science.
Bergstedt is one of three Lander Valley High School students who have earned their associate's degrees as concurrently enrolled students at CWC. He will receive an Associate of Arts in General Studies.
Niemeyer is a home school graduate who is earning an AA in general studies and an Associate of Science in biological sciences.
There are 308 graduates earning 268 degrees, 84 credentials and 17 certificates.
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