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Hathaway Scholarship

Wyoming Legislature approves 5 percent Hathaway increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Recipients of Wyoming's state-funded college scholarship will see an increase in their awards under a bill approved by the Legislature.

March 05, 2014 12:25 pmLoading…

Hathaway Scholarship gives students incentive

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Statistics show that the Hathaway Scholarship program is giving Wyoming junior high and high school students incentive to perform better in the classroom, a University of Wyoming official said.

July 16, 2013 3:10 pmLoading…

Lawmakers study Hathaway Scholarship fund

CHEYENNE — The Hathaway Scholarship program to help eligible Wyoming students pay their college tuition is backed by a $500 million fund that has been growing faster than the amount of money being awarded to students, but lawmakers are being cautious in deciding whether to increase scholarsh…

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Senate advances Hathaway scholarship changes

Senate advances Hathaway scholarship changes

CHEYENNE — The state Senate has given preliminary endorsement to a bill that would add to the requirements for college-bound students applying for the top tiers of the Hathaway Scholarship.

February 21, 2013 5:10 pm Related Loading…

Bill would increase Hathaway Scholarship awards

CHEYENNE — A bill that would increase the amount of money college students can receive through the state Hathaway scholarship has been endorsed by the Senate Education Committee.

February 13, 2013 11:48 amLoading…
Senate committee approves Hathaway Scholarship bill

Senate committee approves Hathaway Scholarship bill

CHEYENNE — The Senate Education Committee has endorsed a bill that would add to the requirements for applying for the top tiers of the Hathaway Scholarship.

February 05, 2013 8:57 am Related Loading…

Wyoming Legislature considers bills to change college preparation

Two bills before the Wyoming Legislature would mean lower college tuition costs for some students, but the benefit for one of those bills is offset by an added strain on colleges, opponents say.

January 26, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Scott narrowly holds off SD30 challenge

CASPER -- Republican Sen. Charles Scott narrowly survived a primary challenge from Rep. Bob Brechtel in a Senate District 30 contest that pitted the moderate incumbent against a hardline opponent. Scott received 1,222 votes to Brechtel's 1,147, according to complete but unofficial results co…

August 21, 2012 10:37 pmLoading…

College vaccinations bill dies in Wyoming Senate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A bill that would require most Wyoming college students get vaccinated against meningitis has died in the Senate.

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Bills require Wyoming college vaccinations, civic duty

UPDATE: 1:15 P.M.: CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Most Wyoming college students would be required to get vaccinated against meningitis and those in a state scholarship program would be required to perform volunteer civic service each semester in order to remain eligible for the money, under separate bill…

February 20, 2012 12:42 pmLoading…
Wyoming lawmaker in last session as budget 'big dog'

Wyoming lawmaker in last session as budget 'big dog'

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Sen. Phil Nicholas sat in shirt sleeves at his desk in the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee room last month.

February 17, 2012 11:15 pmLoading…
Students learn sign language, deaf culture

Students learn sign language, deaf culture

CASPER, Wyo. — "Can I go to the bathroom?"

February 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Mead favors more options in scholarship for Wyoming students

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Even though efforts to expand the curriculum in the scholarship program for college-bound students in Wyoming failed during this winter's legislative session, Gov. Matt Mead said he expects the issue to resurface. And he's not opposed to providing high school students more c…

March 17, 2011 2:51 pmLoading…

Committee reaches consensus on education accountability bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A joint Wyoming House-Senate conference committee reached a compromise on the Education Accountability Act.

March 01, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Changes to Wyoming Hathaway scholarship in trouble

CHEYENNE — Proposed curriculum changes in the Hathaway college scholarship program may be in trouble after the state House rejected the Senate's insistence that foreign language remain mandatory for some recipients.

February 28, 2011 4:30 pmLoading…

Small Wyoming schools get Hathaway exemption

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Small schools can be exempted from Hathaway Scholarship Program requirements for good cause, the Wyoming Senate agreed Thursday.

February 17, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Bill injects 'rigor' into Hathaway program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to inject more "rigor" into Hathaway scholarship requirements to give students a better chance of getting through college passed its first test on the floor of the Senate Wednesday.

February 16, 2011 11:00 pmLoading…

Hathaway counseling remains at 8th grade

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill that would delay counseling to prepare students for the Hathaway scholarship program until ninth grade failed on a tie vote in the House Education Committee on Friday.

January 29, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…

Hathaway scholarship bill clears Senate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to extend the timetable for Hathaway scholarship aid to some community college students cleared the Senate on Friday.

January 21, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…

Hathaway scholarship bill advances

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to extend Hathaway scholarship aid to certain community college students came a step closer to becoming law Wednesday.

January 19, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

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