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Alumni Awards

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Commitment to Excellence

This award was established by the Casper College Alumni Association in 1991 to honor those who have given exemplary service to and have made a significant difference in the growth and development of Casper College.

Distinguished Alumni

These award winners are nominated by their peers and chosen by the Board of Directors of the Casper College Alumni Association.

Exemplary Alumni

These individuals were honored Sept. 17, 1995 at Casper College's 50th Anniversary celebration.

Nomination Forms

Commitment to Excellence nomination form

The Commitment to Excellence award was established by the Casper College Alumni Association in 1991. The nominee must have given to exemplary service to and have made a significant difference in the growth and development of Casper College.

CC Distinguished Alumni nomination form

The Casper College Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award is given to people who meet the following qualifications:

  1. Must have contributed extensively to his or her professional, philanthropic, or humanitarian work.
  2. Must be a person of such integrity and character that Casper College faculty, staff, students and alumni will take pride in the nominee's recognition.
  3. Must evidence pride in Casper College.
  4. Must have earned a minimum of 24 credits from Casper College.
  5. Must be living at the time of nomination.

People in the following categories are not eligible to receive the award:

  • Anyone who is a candidate for public office at the time of selection.
  • Any member of the nomination committee.

Award Winners

Commitment to Excellence

  • 2017 – Bill Landen
    Former Public Relations Director, Casper College Alumni Ass’n Director, 
    Assoc. V.P. for Student Services and Athletic Director
  • 2016 - Shirley Jacob
    Former Casper College English instructor and Grants Office Coordinator
  • 2014 - Bill Hambrick
    Former Casper College Trustee and Board President
  • 2014 - John and Jane Wold
    Casper College Benefactors and Advocates for Educational Excellence
  • 2013 - Tom Empey
    Former Casper College Theatre Instructor and Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department
  • 2012 - Paul Hallock
    Former Casper College Foundation Executive Director, Director of Planning and Development, Director of Admissions and School Relations.
  • 2011 - Marialyce Tobin
    Foundation Board member, Former Business Law instructor, Advocate and Benefactor
  • 2010 - Christian Michelson
    Former Chemistry instructor
  • 2009 - Jack Romanek 
    Former Director of the Student Center
  • 2008 - Jeanine Jones
    Former Director of Student Health Service
  • 2006 - William Seese
    Former Chemistry and Pharmacology instructor
  • 2005 - Gail Zimmerman
    Former Anatomy and Physiology instructor
  • 2004 - Richard "Dick" Means
    Former counselor and Director of Testing
  • 2003 - James Howard
    Former Biology Department instructor
  • 2002 - Michael Sarvey
    Former Casper College Accounting instructor and Business Division Chair
  • 2001 - Arlene Larson
    Former Casper College Journalism and English instructor
  • 2000 - Jean Wheatley
    Former Casper College Physical Education instructor and Athletic Director
  • 1999 - Jane Katherman
    Former Casper College History instructor, Social Sciences Division Chair, District Board Member
  • 1998 - Swede Erickson
    Former Casper College Physical Education instructor and Men's Basketball Coach
  • 1997 - Lloyd Loftin
    Past Casper College President, Vice-President/Dean of Faculty
  • 1996 - William M. Henry
    Former Casper College Life Sciences Division Chair, Agriculture instructor and District Board Member
  • 1994 - Dale Stiles
    Former Agriculture instructor and Rodeo Coach
  • 1993 - Norman D. Ball
    Former Casper College Dean of Records & Admissions, Mathematics & Sciences Division Chair and Physics instructor
  • 1992 - Campbell McWinnie
    Former Casper College Physical Sciences Division Chair and Chemistry instructor
  • 1992 - Bill Curry
    Former Casper College English & Literature Division Chair and English instructor
  • 1991 - Harold Josendal
    Past President of the District Board of Trustees, and State of Wyoming Legislator


Distinguished Alumni

Presented May 2017

Susan R. Thomas

Susan R. Thomas attended Casper College from 1966-1968 before earning a B.A. in education at the University of Northern Colorado and a M.A. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Wyoming. Her career as a classroom-based educator spanned 36 years in Wyoming and Virginia. As an advocate for the fight against breast cancer, she founded the Wyoming Race for the Cure in 1994. Susan R. Thomas was a full partner with her husband, United States Senator Craig Thomas, in representing Wyoming on the national political stage. She continues to serve the great state of Wyoming in numerous capacities. Casper College recognizes Susan Thomas for her contributions as an educator, as an advocate for the rights of children with special needs, for the establishment of the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation, and her mentorship of post-secondary students.

Presented May 2016
Jerry Dunn
Jerry Dunn played basketball for the T-Birds, graduating from Casper College with an A.S. in 1974, earning a Bachelor of Science in health and physical education from George Mason University in 1980. He began his basketball-coaching career at George Mason, then served as head coach at Penn State University. His multi-decade career includes coaching basketball at West Virginia University and the University of Michigan, as well as serving as a player development coach for the New York Knicks. He was honored as National Association of Basketball Coaches Coach of the Year, District 3 in 1996. He is currently head coach for Tuskegee University. Casper College recognizes Jerry Dunn for his coaching achievements and contributions to the development of athletes and good citizens.

Presented May 2016
Terry V. Dunn
Terry Dunn attended Casper College in 1972 and 1973 and played basketball for the T-Birds, then earned a Bachelor of Science from University of Northern Colorado in 1977. His multi-decade coaching career includes coaching positions at Harrison High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado State University, University of Colorado, and head coach at Dartmouth College. He has served as coach for the USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. He is currently dean of students and basketball coach at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs. Casper College recognizes Terry Dunn for his coaching achievements and contributions to the development of athletes and good citizens.

Presented October 2014
Matteo Pistono

Matteo Pistono was honored by Casper College in recognition of contributions to cultural, political and religious tolerance, and for global efforts to preserve sacred pilgrimage sites. Matteo Pistono graduated from Casper College in 1991, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wyoming in Anthropology and a Masters of Arts degree in Indian Philosophy from the University of London. He is the author of two books, In the Shadow of the Buddha and Fearless in Tibet and the founder of Nekorpa, a foundation working to protect sacred pilgrimage sites around the word. He is a member of the Executive Council of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and on the boards of Rigpa Fellowship and the Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture.

Presented September 2013
Lee L. Swanstrom, M.D.
Lee L. Swanstrom, M.D., a surgeon, an innovator and a pioneer of medical technology, is a member of the American Board of Surgery and holds several other positions in American Surgery. He graduated from Casper College in 1976, earning subsequent degrees from University of Colorado and Creighton University Medical School. He has pioneered the technique of Natural OrificeTransluminal Surgery (NOTES), and performed the first transgastric endoscopic cholecystectomy in the U.S. He researches and teaches the technique internationally and practices at the Oregon Clinic, in addition to serving as Clinical Professor of Surgery for Oregon Health and Science University. He is a founding member of Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research. He has trained a new generation of surgeons in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Presented September 2012
Henry Alfonso (Hank) True III
Henry Alfonso (Hank) True III is a partner/officer in the various enterprises associated with True companies. True graduated from Casper College in 1963 with an A.S. and earned his B.A in math education (1966) and his B.S. in animal science (1967) from the University of Wyoming. True was one of 50 exemplary alumni honored as part of the Casper College 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1995. True's many accomplishments and honors include service as a director of the American Petroleum Institute (since 1987); the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver branch (1987-1992); the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (since 2002); and the National Western Stock Show (since 2007). He has also chaired the College National Finals Rodeo since 2004 and served as a trustee for the University of Wyoming from 1995-2007. This honor is bestowed in recognition of and appreciation for his contributions to the fields of energy, ranching, and banking and for his extensive civic involvement and philanthropic support.

Presented October 2011
Dan and Patricia Goble 
An accomplished musical couple, Patty (Boyles) and Dan Goble both attended Casper College from 1978 to 1980, majoring in music. They continued their education at the University of Northern Colorado, both earning degrees in music education. Dan completed his academic studies at the University of Texas in Austin, receiving a M.A. and a Ph.D. in music. Patty embarked on a very successful career as a professional singer and actress. Each has performed at the highest level of his and her respective professions, Patty on Broadway and Dan with world-renowned orchestras and as a highly respected jazz saxophonist. Dan is the Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Western Connecticut State University. He plays with the New York Philharmonic, the Harvey Pittel Saxophone Quartet, and many other notable groups. He has won several prestigious music awards. Patty's credits include roles in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Bye, Bye Birdie; Curtains; The Woman in White; La Cage aux Folle; Kiss Me Kate; Ragtime; The Phantom of the Opera; The King and I; and South Pacific. Dan and Patty Goble each enjoy many recording credits.

Presented October 2010
Harriet M. Hageman 
Harriet Hageman worked as a senior district attorney general with the Water and Natural Resources Division of the Wyoming Attorney General's Office, and while there, worked on the seminal water law case, Nebraska v. Wyoming, which was adopted by the U. S. Supreme Court in 2001. She co-founded Hageman and Brighton, P.C. in 2001. Her particular area of expertise is water and energy law, but she also represents the "Wolf Coalition," a group of agricultural, outdoor sports, outfitting organizations and several counties to defend the Wyoming Wolf Management Plan. She and law partner Kara Brighton are the creators of the Wyoming Conservation Alliance.

Presented October 2009
Diana Ohman
Diana Ohman graduated from Casper College in 1970 with an A.A. in elementary education and continued her study at the University of Wyoming earning a B.A. in elementary education and an M.A. in education administration. She currently serves as the Director of Department of Defense Dependent schools in Asia and the Pacific, following ten years of service as Director of DoDDS-Europe. Ms. Ohman was Wyoming Secretary of State from 1995 to 1999. In that capacity she fulfilled the responsibilities of Acting Governor, Chief Elections Officer and State Securities Commissioner. She was Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1991-1994, also serving as an ex-officio member of the Wyoming Community College Commission and the Wyoming State Board of Education. She is recognized as a Casper College Distinguished Alumna in appreciation and recognition of her contribution to the field of education and for her public service to the State of Wyoming and the United States of America. 

Presented October 2008
Dr. Wayne Hunter
Dr. Hunter graduated from Casper College in 1983 with an associate degree in Wildlife Management. He later obtained a bachelors of science degree from Central Missouri State University in Biology, a master's of science in entomology from University of Missouri-Columbia, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in entomology on insect vectors. After completing several postdoctoral positions Dr. Hunter obtained a position with the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, at the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, Ft. Pierce, FL. His research pioneered and expanded the understanding of Hemipteran insect genomics, and the genetic basis for insect-pathogen-plant interactions. He discovered the first virus to infect fire ants, along with many other insect viruses. His use of insect viruses as delivery systems in insects has lead to the development of several applications in the management of insects which utilize gene silencing/disruption mechanisms. Dr. Hunter provided his expertise to aid the development of novel solutions to address problems in honey bees, ants, and hemipteran pests. He serves as the lead on the International Asian Citrus Psyllid Genome Consortium, and is on the steering committees for: the International Whitefly Genome Consortium, International Nasonia Genome Consortium, and an active member of the International Pea Aphid Genome Consortium, and is co-developer of the Native North American Grape Genome Database. Dr. Hunter is nationally recognized for his humanitarian work, receiving the national Equal Employment Opportunities & Civil Rights Award. He has been a foster parent for minority children and works in schools to promote science at the elementary and secondary levels of education.

Presented October 2007
Dr. Raymond Jacquot
Dr. Jacquot graduated from Casper College in 1958, and continued his education at the University of Wyoming, earning a B.S. and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. In 1969, he was awarded a Ph.D. from Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering. His teaching career spanned 41 years, teaching 41 different courses. Proving that a true engineer can do anything he puts his mind to, he began teaching electrical engineering at University of Wyoming, serving in all faculty ranks from instructor to professor, finally retiring in 2001 as Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering. Dr. Jacquot has published three major textbooks, chapters in five other books, and countless journal articles. He was selected as the President's Outstanding Engineer for 2007 by the Wyoming Engineering Society. He is the recipient of the John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award, as well as the Sigma Tau Outstanding Teaching Award for three separate years. The American Society for Engineering Education Rocky Mountain Section honored Ray with their 2000 Teaching Award. He was given a NSF CAUSE grant, which enabled the College of Engineering to develop two hands-on laboratories to complement classroom teaching. He is a member of numerous professional organizations. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Dr. Jacquot is a renowned mountain climber. On July 29, 1961, Ray, along with partner Herb Swedlund, made the first ascent of the Black Ice Couloir on the Grand Teton, the classic ice route in the United States, earlier attempted by Yvon Chouinard. He was among the first to climb other routes in the Tetons, Wind Rivers, Big Horns, Devils, Tower, Vedauwoo, and the Snowy Range.

Presented October 2006
Dr. Holly Nye
Dr. Nye graduated from Casper College in 1974 with an associate degree in Environmental Biology. She obtained her bachelors degree in Zoology in 1976 from Oregon State University. Following graduation, Dr. Nye served as a Surface Warfare Naval Officer from 1977-1994, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Her service awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, and two Navy Achievement Medals. During her military career, Dr. Nye had the opportunity to deploy to locations all over the world. Fluent in Portuguese, she also was posted to the American Consulate in Rio de Janeiro, working with the Brazilian Naval Ministry. In 1996, she entered the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a medical scholar and graduate student, and was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Structural Biology in 2004. At the University of Illinois, Dr. Nye developed a model system for statistical description of limb regeneration loss in Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog) and improved older tadpole limb regeneration quality by ectopic application of a developmentally regulated gene.

Presented October 2005
Steven Bealer
Dr. Bealer graduated from Casper College in l969. He later received advanced degrees from the University of Wyoming. Following several prestigious fellowships, Dr. Bealer joined the physiology and biophysics faculty at the University of Tennessee. Today he is professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Utah. His research has clarified the relationship between certain hormone receptors in nursing mothers' brains and weight gain in infants. Dr. Bealer has also led important research into the role of the brain in regulating the body's response to dietary sodium.

Presented October 2004
Leroy Strausner
Dr. Strausner first arrived at Casper College as a student in the fall of 1958. That first meeting would blossom into a lifetime affair. He was elected student body president his sophomore year; later in life he would be named president of his alma mater. After completing additional degrees at the University of Northern Colorado, Dr. Strausner returned to Casper College as a psychology teacher. He was director of housing from 1967 to 1975, director of counseling from 1975 to 1985, dean of students from 1985 to 1989, and vice president for student services from 1989 to 1990. He was named interim president on July 1, 1990. In 1991, he was hired as the sixth chief executive officer for Casper College. He retired from the college in June of 2004. His caring commitment to students was a hallmark. Dr. Strausner was dedicated to the traditions and development of the college, which enjoyed unprecedented growth during his tenure as president.

Presented October 2003
Ron Franscell
Ron is a very successful newspaper editor/publisher. His journalism career began as a Chinook editor at Casper College, and has taken him from Wyoming and the west to locations around the world. After graduating from the University of Wyoming, Ron went to work as a reporter for the Sheridan Press. He served as a reporter and editor of the Casper Star-Tribune, and later worked as a writer and editor for newspapers in New Mexico and California. In 1989 he became editor and publisher of the Gillette News Record. He is currently a senior writer for the Denver Post and an accomplished author. Ron has earned more than 50 state and national writing awards. In l995, he was honored with the prestigious Freedom of Information Award from the National Newspaper Association. For five consecutive years, he earned Wyoming's Editorial Leadership Cup. In l999, his novel "Angel Fire" was listed among the 100 best novels of the 20th Century West.

Presented October 2002
Ellyn Cavanagh
Dr. Cavanagh's career has centered around neonatal nursing and care of children, particularly those in critical condition. She was a clinical nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of the University of California at LA Medical Center. She also collaborated on the development of the Infant Medical Dispatch Center and expanded the nursing program. She volunteered her services at Hospital Universitaro del Valle in Cali, Columbia, S.A. as a consultant-neonatal intensive care nurse. She was responsible for the clinical education and support of the nursing staff. In her current position as Assistant Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Georgetown University and as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Child Neurology she focuses on children with complex neurological and behavioral disorders. She has worked as a critical care nurse and educator at many hospitals. She has written and received many grants for her concentration on critically ill children.

Presented October 2001
Kurt Stamm
After graduating from Casper College in l984, Stamm finished his undergraduate education at the University of Utah. Since then he has gone on to a successful acting and directing career. Stamm hooked up with Richard Maltby, who wrote and directed (among other shows) "Miss Saigon" and "Big." Stamm was Maltby's assistant director of "Fosse" which just closed a two and a half year run on Broadway. Stamm has been the director/choreographer of many productions and this fall returned to Casper College to direct "Anything Goes." He is currently directing a national tour of "Leader of the Pack."

Presented October 2000
Karen Higgins, Ph.D.
Dr. Higgins graduated from Casper College in l968. She earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics in l972 from the University of Idaho, and a year later completed a master's degree in electrical engineering there. In l991, she earned a master's degree in business administration and in l997 she completed the Doctorate in Executive Management from the Claremont Graduate School. (Calif.). She has served as Executive Director and Director of Research and Engineering at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in California since July of l998 with a mission to provide U.S. forces with "effective and affordable integrated warfare systems and life cycle support to ensure Battlespace Dominance."

Presented October, 1999
Nancy Curtis
Nancy Curtis graduated from Casper College in 1967. While at Casper College, Nancy was a Chinook newspaper editor. She is now the owner/operator of both a cattle ranch and an independent publishing company, High Plains Press. She is co-editor of Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West (Houghton Mifflin, 1997), a collection of writing by contemporary women from the high plains. The book was named one of 20 notable nonfiction books of 1998 by the Christian Science Monitor.

Presented October 1998
Paul R. "Bob" Streich
A highly decorated naval aviator, Paul R. Streich served as Admiral Byrd's chief pilot during operation "Deep Freeze," the discovery and exploration period of the Antarctic Continent. He was honored by the Worldwide Explorer's Club as one of its 50 most noteworthy explorers of the 20th Century. His military career took him to the Pentagon, where he served the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Presented October 1997
Ben Boedeker, Ph.D.
Ben Bodecker received his Ph.D. from Colorado State University. He was recognized for his research in tropical disease in the South Pacific, and for his exemplary and pioneer work in the field of medicine. His efforts at establishing medical training protocol during the Afghan-Russian war led to the publishing of a manual which is still used today. 

Presented September 1996
William J. Phillips 
William J. Phillips graduated from Casper College in 1952 with honors, then graduated from University of Wyoming in 1954, then went on to attend Stanford. Phillips dedicated his career to improving technologies in the fields of telecommunications and signal processing, and to improving analytic efforts related to strategic and tactical initiatives sponsored by the Department of Defense. Founder of North Star associates, he is currently director of 2 other companies that develop innovative technology in telecommunications and precision geolocation. 

Presented September 1994
Roxana Boyles (Deceased) CC Graduation 1971. 
Roxanna Boyles overcame incredible odds to earn accolades in the field of diabetes research. She began her research at age 14, and devoted her life to find a cure for diabetes. Many successes in area of pancreas/islet cell transplant research is due to her work. Unfortunately, she lost her battle with diabetes at the age of 44. 

Presented September 1994
Joe Alexander CC Graduation 1967. 
Joe Alexander is distinguished for his membership in the Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame. Alexander was a college bareback riding champion, before going pro. He has 5 world championships in his specialty event and is currently a rancher/businessman in California. 

Presented September 1993
Douglas M. Crowe 
Douglas M. Crowe graduated from Casper College in 1969, then earned his Ph.D. in zoology from University of Wyoming in 1974. He is recognized for distinction in wildlife management. Crowe served in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife in Washington D.C. He assisted the Botswana (Africa) Department of Wildlife and National Parks in its efforts to save the African Elephant population. 

Presented November 1992
F. Russell Huson
Dr. Huson earned his degree from Casper College in 1957, then graduated from San Diego State University and UC Berkeley. He is a noted scholar in elementary particle physics, accelerator technology,and superconductry magnets. Huson participated in the discovery of two elementary particles. 

Presented November 1991
Leslie M. Lawson
A 1967 graduate of Casper College, Leslie M. Lawson litigated and won the first sexual harassment trial in the U.S., setting a national precedent. Lawson is a private judge for Judicial Arbiter Group Inc. in Denver, Colorado. 

Presented November 1990
Richard Cheney CC Graduation 1963. 
Richard 'Dick' Cheney attended Casper College in 1963. Cheney was the 46th Vice-President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 under President George W. Bush. Prior to that, he served as White House Chief of Staff for President Gerald Ford. Cheney was elected and represented Wyoming in the House of Representatives from 1979 to 1989. In 1989 he was confirmed by U.S. Senate, and sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Defense. 

Presented May 1989
Stephen W. Nicholas M.D. CC Graduation 1974. 
Stephen W. Nicholas graduated from Casper College in 1974, then from the University of Wyoming and later University of Colorado University Medical School. He studied and taught at Columbia University's medical complex, Harlem Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania, and College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia. H was recognized for distinction in research and instruction in the field of pediatrics, the study of AIDS, and dedication to health care of underprivileged children with AIDS and their families. 

Presented May 1988
Charles W. Hord CC Graduation 1957. 
Charles W. Hord graduated from Casper College in 1957 and received his Ph.D. from University of Colorado. He is associated with the lab for atmospheric and space physics as a research scientist and with NASA, conducting ultraviolet spectrometer experiments on earth orbiting satellites, and interplanetary space crafts such as Voyager II. Such data has led to better understanding of earth's atmosphere and solar system. 

Presented May 1987
Dean Conger
Dean Conger graduated from Casper College in 1948. Conger is the recipient of outstanding national and international photographic and press awards. He has traveled worldwide with National Geographic on "life in depth" missions. 

Presented May 1987
Richard A. "Dick" Tobin (Deceased) CC Graduation 1953. 
Dick Tobin served as member of the Casper College Board of Trustees, Wyoming Legislature (including presidency of the Wyoming State Senate), court commissioner, city attorney, and mayoral administrative assistant. Tobin was also involved with many charitable organizations. 

Presented May 1986
Marlan O. Scully CC Graduation 1959.
Marlan Scully graduated from Casper College in 1959, then earned degrees at University of Wyoming and Yale University. Scully is an international authority in laser physics, and quantum optics. A pioneer in his  field, his research involved explaining the laser from the photon point of view, using lasers to detect gravitational radiation, developing high power lasers for star wars technology and developing laser gyroscope systems.

Exemplary Alumni

  • William A. Anderson 
    Casper College: 1947-48 A.A, Col. U.S. Army Ret., Engineer.
  • Ronald A. Baugh 
    Casper College: 1966-68 A.S, Consulting Geologist
  • Charlotte M. Babcock 
    Casper College: 1947-49 A.A., Freelance writer and poet
  • Steven L. Bealer 
    Casper College: 1967-69 A.S., Professor of physiology and biophysics University of Tenn., Memphis
  • Jude M. Banahene 
    Casper College: 1981-83 A.S., Senior project engineer Xerox Corporation
  • Bill B. Brauer 
    Casper College: 1954-56 A.A., CPA, chairman of the Natrona County Commissioners
  • Jamal A. Barghouti 
    Casper College: 1967-69 A.S., Engineer, chief of operations for Conoco
  • David W. Brock 
    Casper College: 1969-71, World champion calf roper, an instructor and a competition judge
  • Mark Cioc 
    Casper College: 1970-72 A.S., Provost of Stevenson College, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Valerie A. Cavender 
    Casper College: 1983-89/A.A.S '85, Specialist for the court supervision of mental health offenders
  • Marie Minor Davis 
    Casper College: 1948-64/A.A. '50, Professional musician (soprano)
  • Gaye Strausner Cayot
    Casper College: 1981-1983 A.S.
  • Doug O. Dehning, M.D. 
    Casper College: 1973-75 A.S., Director of vitreo retinal services
  • David L. Demorest 
    Casper College: 1968-70 A.S., Technical director in development of radiochemical protocol
  • Hank J. Franzen 
    Casper College: 1976-79 A.S., Owner Powder River Rodeo Production Company
  • Eric Dietrich 
    Casper College: 1972-74 A.S., Professor of philosophy, computers and cognitive science at Binghamton University
  • Kathy L. Gardner M.D. 
    Casper College: 1977-81 A.S., Neurologist
  • Ron Franscell 
    Casper College: 1975-81 A.A./'78, Writer, newspaper publisher
  • Patty Boyles Goble 
    Casper College: 1978-80 A.A., Actress, singer, dancer
  • Paul E. Hallock 
    Casper College: 1963-65 A.A., Executive Director of Casper College Foundation
  • Timothy B. Icenogle M.D. 
    Casper College: 1971-73 A.S., Cardiothoracic and transplant surgeon in private practice
  • Delores Jean Hayek 
    Casper College: 1959-61 A.A., President of the Wyoming Education Association
  • Raymond Jacquot 
    Casper College: 1956-58 A.A., Professor of electrical engineering
  • Georgia L. Huckeby 
    Casper College: 1958-60, Care giver at Ferries Funeral Home
  • Perry Kaufman 
    Casper College: 1962-64 A.A., Educator
  • Glenn Mansur 
    Casper College: 1978-79, Pilot-Engineer United Airlines
  • Judge Harry E. Leimback 
    Casper College: 1946-48 A.A., Attorney Judge of 7th district court
  • Frieda Noell McCoy 
    Casper College: 1963-65 A.S., (Deceased) Owner/Consultant
  • Benjamin G. Lockerd, Jr. 
    Casper College: 1969-70 A.A., Associate Professor Grand Valley State University, Michigan
  • Lawrence E. Middaugh 
    Casper College: 1947-49 A.A., Deputy Natrona County Attorney
  • Rodney Gene Mahaffey 
    Casper College: 1969-71 A.A., Writer, teacher
  • Diana Jean Ohman 
    Casper College: 1968-70 A.A., Educator Wyoming Secretary of State
  • Jim Milek 
    Casper College: 1960-62 A.A., Professor of Biology
  • Kay Williams O'Leary D.D.S. 
    Casper College: 1964-65 A.S., Orthodontist
  • Gail Keeney Mulligan, D.D. 
    Casper College: 1974-76 A.A., Priest
  • Rodney L. Patik 
    Casper College: 1981-85/double A.S. '84, Private Consultant
  • Holly L. Nye 
    Casper College: 1971-74 A.S. '83, Lt. Cdr. USN, Ret.
  • James A. Porter 
    Casper College: 1965-67 A.A., President CPA Firm
  • Terry R. Spraker D.V.M. 
    Casper College: 1966-68 A.S., Veterinary Pathologist
  • Keith E. Propp 
    Casper College: 1970-71, Scientist Kaman Sciences Corporation
  • Victor J. Stalick 
    Casper College: 1956-68 A.A., System Engineer Fujitsu Network transmission systems divisions
  • Leo Sanchez 
    Casper College: 1957-59 A.A., Teacher
  • Jacqueline Carpenter Valdez 
    Casper College: 1961-63 A.A., Professor of English
  • LeRoy Strausner 
    Casper College: 1958-60 A.A., President Casper College
  • Robert Washut 
    Casper College: 1969-71 A.A., Professor of Music University of Northern Iowa
  • David H. Throgmorton 
    Casper College: 1970-72, Vice President for Academic Affairs Barat College Illinois
  • Arlen R. Wilson 
    Casper College: 1960-62 A.A., Labor attache/first Administrator
  • Katherine Tripeny 
    Casper College: 1949-51 A.A., Director St. Anthony North Side Center
  • Karen K. Wulff 
    Casper College: 1979, '84-'86 A.S., CPA Gerald T. Stack and Associates
  • H.A. "Hank" True III
    Casper College: 1961-63 A.S., Business owner/Entrepreneur