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Mayor Collins Announces Selection of 2021-22 Mayor’s Youth Council

Mayor Patrick Collins
Mayor Patrick Collins(Julian Seawright)
Updated: May. 26, 2021 at 5:02 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (PRESS RELEASE) - Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins is pleased to announce the students selected for the 2021-22 Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC). It will be comprised of five returning and eight new members.

The following are the students selected to serve on the council and the high schools they represent:

  • David Barker, South
  • William Barrington, Central
  • Julianne Beech, Central
  • Ty Bronder, East
  • Caitlyn Ganskow, South
  • Nevaeh Green, Home Schooled
  • Alix Johnson, South
  • Andrew Lance, Central
  • Zoey Lundin, East
  • Molly Madsen, East
  • Cedar Moench, East
  • Elizabeth Stump, Central
  • Madison Thomas, Central

“All applications received were outstanding and our selection committee was impressed with the quality of applicants,” Collins said. “The 2021-22 Mayor’s Youth Council will be well-represented by the public high schools as well as the homeschool communities.”

Mayor Collins said all teens submitting applications should be commended for their community-minded spirit and their interest in city government.

Positions are open each February through March for students between the ages of 14-18 and who will be in grades 9-12 during the coming school year. The 2021-22 term will kick off with team building activities at the Youth Alternatives Ropes Challenge Course in August and will conclude with graduation in May of 2022. Meetings are held at least twice each month in addition to other activities and events.

“Serving on the Mayor’s Youth Council is a terrific introduction to civic trusteeship, and we look forward to working with the new and returning members,” Mayor Collins said.

The Mayor’s Youth Council is a program of the City of Cheyenne and its Office of Youth Alternatives. For more information, visit www.cheyennecity.org/myc or call Jan Spires, staff advisor, at 637-6251.

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