CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Press Release) The following are the students selected to serve on the council and the high schools they represent:
• Alexis Arp, Central
• Ashen Doty, South
• Nolan Gerdes, East
• Henry Goertz, Liberty Online Virtual Academy
• Brynley Guille, Wyoming Connections Academy/South
• Leana Hartwig, South
• Marie Lucas, Central
• Emily Lucero, Central
• Zoey Lundin, East
• Zoey Martinez, Triumph
• Jesse Quist, Cowboy State Virtual Academy
• Lars Quinlivan, South
• Silas Sommers, Central
• Elizabeth Stump, Central
• William Ward, East
“All applications received were of high caliber and our selection committee worked hard to ensure a balance between grade levels and schools represented,” Orr said. “The 2019-20 Mayor’s Youth Council will be well-represented by the four public high schools, in addition to the homeschool and online academy communities.”
The Mayor said all teens submitting applications should be commended for their community-minded spirit and their interest in city government.
Positions are open each February for students between the ages of 14-18 and who will be in grades 9-12 during the coming school year.
The 2019-20 term will begin in August 2019 and conclude in May 2020. 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 as well as returning members,” Mayor Orr said.
The Mayor’s Youth Council is a program of the City of Cheyenne and its Office of Youth Alternatives. For more information, call Jan Spires, staff advisor, at 637-6251.