Criminal Justice Students from Eastern Wyoming College compete at Regional Conference
November 7, 2005
TORRINGTON, WY - Beta Upsilon Delta (B.U.D.), Eastern Wyoming College's criminal justice club, traveled to Springfield, MO during the last weekend of October to compete in the American Criminal Justice Association's (ACJA) Region 3 conference. The three day competition involved EWC faculty and students participating in a number of events including firearms, physical agility, and academic competitions. There were over 200 individuals involved in the competition, representing 15 two and four year schools.
The following individuals, representing EWC, placed in the competition:
Glenn Schleve, criminal Justice Instructor
1st place, professional division, LAE (organizational) Knowledge
2nd place, professional division,
Richard Patterson, criminal justice instructor
1st place, professional division, Police Administration
3rd place, professional division, Corrections
3rd place, professional division, Criminal Law
Ken Rayburn, EWC criminal justice major from Torrington, WY
3rd place, lower division (freshmen and sophomores) Corrections
James Bedient, EWC criminal justice major from Torrington, WY
3rd place, lower division, criminal law
Chuck Kenyon and Glenn Schleve
placed 3rd for firearms in the professional division
Dr. Patterson stated, "We were very pleased with the chapter's performance. Our students did an outstanding job of competing with students from much larger schools and represented EWC's criminal justice program very well. We are looking forward to taking a larger group to compete at nationals next year."
The ACJA's week-long National Conference and competition will be held in Chicago during the spring semester. For additional information about BUD, EWC's criminal Justice program, or the competitions please contact Glenn Schleve at 307.532.8297 or Rick Patterson at 307.532.8344.