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HARRY LA TOUSH SCHOLARSHIP

HARRY LA TOUSH SCHOLARSHIP

Harry LaToush received his bachelor’s degree in range management in 1961. After graduation, Mr. LaToush went on to obtain a master’s degree and is currently the owner of Sunburst, Inc., a livestock feeding service and consulting company in Scott City, Kansas. While...

HELEN G. MILLER SCHOLARSHIP

HELEN G. MILLER SCHOLARSHIP

The Laramie County Extension Homemakers established this scholarship in Helen Miller’s honor when she retired in 1977, after 36 years with the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service. She served 12 years as a home demonstration agent and 24 years as state...

HENRY PETZ SCHOLARSHIP

HENRY PETZ SCHOLARSHIP

Henry Petz was born in Nebraska in 1876, the eldest child of German immigrants. When he was 10, his family moved to Wyoming where they homesteaded north of Lusk. During the famous Johnson County War, young Henry worked as a ranch hand for John B. Kendrick of...

HERBERT G. FISSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

HERBERT G. FISSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Herb Fisser taught University of Wyoming students about the ecology of rangelands for more than 30 years. He shared information with his students about his travels abroad, including his global view about the response of shrubs to livestock and wildlife grazing. In...

HINES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

HINES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Hines family has operated and lived on the Hines family ranch in Campbell County since 1900. A Gillette, Wyoming native, John graduated from Campbell County High School and later attended the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources....

HOVEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

HOVEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship recognizes three generations of a pioneer family in southeastern Wyoming. W.A. (Will) Hovey, wife Ethel, and son Arthur proved up on a homestead in Goshen county in 1911. Arthur and his wife, Ruth, added their own holdings to the family operation....

HOWARD I. DOWNER WYOMING STATE FFA OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP

HOWARD I. DOWNER WYOMING STATE FFA OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in memory of Howard I. Downer, who passed away in 1998. The scholarship was established by his wife Donna Beth Downer as a way of acknowledging Howard’s contributions and accomplishments in the field of vocational agriculture, and to...

IRA P. TROTTER SCHOLARSHIP

IRA P. TROTTER SCHOLARSHIP

Ira P. Trotter was a graduate of Cheyenne High School. He received further education at Blackstone Military Academy in Virginia, West Point Military Academy, Rice Institute in Houston, and the University of Colorado – Boulder. He received a law degree in 1926, but...

Jack & Carol Speight Family Law Scholarship

Jack & Carol Speight Family Law Scholarship

The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that John B. “Jack” Speight, an attorney from Cheyenne has received the 2016 Community Service Award. Speight was recognized for his volunteer work as the Director of the Wyoming Lawyer Assistance Program (WyLAP) since its...

James L. Huemoeller Book Fund

James L. Huemoeller Book Fund

James L. Huemoeller was born Feb. 11, 1951, in Fairmont, Minn., to Donald “Barney” and Betty Huemoeller. He was a graduate of Truman High School in 1969. Following productive stints at Emory University and St. Cloud State, he worked in Jackson Hole, where he met his...

JAMES M. AND BLANCHE DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP

JAMES M. AND BLANCHE DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP

Jim Davidson contributed 36 years of his life, experience, and expertise to the University of Wyoming. He provided hands-on training for the University of Wyoming’s agricultural students, many of whom are still involved in the sheep industry. Jim began his career in...

Janice and David Robrock Scholarship Fund

Janice and David Robrock Scholarship Fund

Janice Carlson grew up in Hanna, Wyoming, daughter of a Polish coalminer transplanted from Michigan. Valedictorian of her High School class, she attended UW on a High School Honor Scholarship. From her place on the Dean’s List and President’s Honor Roll, she became...

JEROME MAURICE "JERRY" MEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

JEROME MAURICE "JERRY" MEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Jerry Meyer and the Meyer family resided in Ranchester and Sheridan, Wyoming, for many years. Jerry’s sister Cherrill Meyer Whitlow described him as “just a cowboy” who encouraged his daughter to attend the University of Wyoming. His daughter, Jonalee Meyer,...

Jerry W. Housel - Carl F. Arnold Distinguished Chair in Law

Jerry W. Housel - Carl F. Arnold Distinguished Chair in Law

Jerry Housel was raised in Cripple Creek, CO, and Rawlins and graduated from Rawlins High School in 1930. He earned scholarships to the University of Wyoming where he earned a B.A. degree in 1934 and a J.D. degree in 1936, graduating with honors. He later received a...

J. H. HANLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

J. H. HANLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

John H. Hanley attended and graduated from the University of Wyoming with BS and PhD degrees in Geology. While at UW John became interested in early Cenozoic lake and river deposits in the Green River Formation of southwestern Wyoming, and his PhD dissertation...

JIM AND MARIAN BERGER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

JIM AND MARIAN BERGER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

The Berger family of Saratoga, Wyoming, has been active in Wyoming’s agricultural industry for many years. Jim and Marian Berger, together with their son Jack and his family, run the Berger Ranch in Carbon County. This ranch has been in the Berger family almost...

JOE AND ARLENE WATT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

JOE AND ARLENE WATT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Long-time UW supporters Joe and Arlene Watt established this scholarship for deserving College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students. Joe Watt and Arlene Bundy were both born to Wyoming homesteading families in the Moorcroft and Gillette areas. Following...

Joe and Win Hickey Memorial Scholarship

Joe and Win Hickey Memorial Scholarship

J.J. “Joe” Hickey was s native of Rawlins, Wyo., and a graduate of the University of Wyoming Law School. Joe entered politics as treasurer of Rawlins. He went on to become United States Attorney for Wyoming and, in 1954, State Democratic Chairman. Mr. Hickey was...

JOE S. AND KATHY GLOYD SCHOLARSHIP

JOE S. AND KATHY GLOYD SCHOLARSHIP

Initiated in 2004, the Joe and Kathy Gloyd Scholarship helps future veterinarians attain their undergraduate degree. Originally from Wyoming, Dr. Joe Gloyd served 10 years on the Wyoming Board of Veterinary Medicine and 21 years on staff with the American Veterinary...

JOHN A. HILL MEMORIAL TRUST FUND SCHOLARSHIP

JOHN A. HILL MEMORIAL TRUST FUND SCHOLARSHIP

John A. Hill served the University of Wyoming from 1907 until his death in 1951. He was dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and director of the Agricultural Experiment Station from 1923 to 1950. “During his years of service with the university,...

JOHN AND ESTHER CLAY SCHOLARSHIP

JOHN AND ESTHER CLAY SCHOLARSHIP

John Clay was raised on a ranch in Albany County and attended the University of Wyoming both before and after World War II. A very active alum, he has served on numerous University of Wyoming boards and was instrumental in helping the College of Agriculture and...

John Burman Fund for Clinical and Professional Education

John Burman Fund for Clinical and Professional Education

Since joining the faculty of the UW College of Law in 1989, Professor Burman has taught and written about torts and legal ethics. Professor Burman has been the recipient of numerous awards over his legal career including: Carl M. Williams Professor of Law & Ethics,...

JOHN CORBETT SCHOLARSHIP

JOHN CORBETT SCHOLARSHIP

A Harvard graduate who lettered in football and basketball, Mr. John Corbett was also an All-American football player. He served in the Spanish-American War and taught and coached throughout Ohio. After spending some time at Oklahoma A&M, John Corbett came to...

JOHN H. AND HILDA SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP

JOHN H. AND HILDA SIMPSON SCHOLARSHIP

John was born on the family homestead in Colorado, where he attended grade school and high school. After attending the University of Colorado – Boulder, he entered the ranching profession in Wyoming. Beginning in 1932, the key to Simpson’s operation was a keen...

John J. Metzke Law Scholarship

John J. Metzke Law Scholarship

John J. Metzke has worked at Hirst Applegate, LLP since 1984 following graduation with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Law. His practice focuses on estate planning and estate administration with a special emphasis on trust-centered estate planning...

John O. Rames Law School Fund

John O. Rames Law School Fund

Professor John O. Rames of Denver was an honor graduate of the University of Colorado Law School and practiced twelve years in Denver. As we all know, Professor Rames was like your favorite grandfather, but he graded final examinations in Evidence, Criminal Law, and...

John P. Ellbogen Foundation Endowment to Support the Center for International Human Rights Law & Advocacy

John P. Ellbogen Foundation Endowment to Support the Center for International Human Rights Law & Advocacy

John P. “Jack” Ellbogen was a Wyoming native, born and raised in Worland. He had a great love for and commitment to his home State. He attended the University of Wyoming earning a bachelor’s degree in History, a Law Degree, and an Honorary Doctorate from the College...

Joseph B. and Margaret E. Sullivan Law Scholarship

Joseph B. and Margaret E. Sullivan Law Scholarship

Joseph R. Sullivan was born on June 20, 1880, in O’Neil, Nebraska. He received his Bachelor of Art degree from Creighton University and was valedictorian of his class in 1904. He received his LL.B. degree from Creighton and began his law practice in Laramie in 1910...

Judge Glenn Parker Law Scholarship

Judge Glenn Parker Law Scholarship

Glenn grew up in the Big Horn, Wyoming area. After graduating from high school, he taught school and trapped muskrats to get into University of Wyoming. He did janitor work and weekend jobs to pay for his education until graduation. He was accepted as a Rhodes...

Judge James E. Barrett Summer Trial Institute

Judge James E. Barrett Summer Trial Institute

Judge Barrett was born and raised in Lusk, Wyoming, and always considered it home. In the 1950s and 60s, he served several terms as the Niobrara County and Prosecuting Attorney and Town Attorney. From 1967–71, he served as the Wyoming Attorney General. In his...