Leo Sanchez, commandant of the Central Wyoming Detachment of the Marine Corps League in Casper, was in Powell March 21 to honor the fourth anniversary of Shane Childers' death in the war in Iraq. Childers was the first serviceman killed in the war. Accepting the award for Northwest College was Beverly Bell, director of financial aid and scholarships (left) and Shane's mother, Judy Childers of Powell. Joseph Parsons of Powell was selected to receive the $250 scholarship from a lottery which included full-time students who have served in overseas combat.
PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID VAUGHAN/NWC