Casper National Guard Woman Honored

Elizabeth Straight, of Casper, a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard, received a Four-year Minuteman Scholarship on May 22.

The honor was presented to Straight for academic excellence and leadership; Staff Sgt. Ginger Jenkins presented the scholarship at Natrona High School.

Straight is an incoming student at the University of Wyoming.

The Minuteman Scholarship is a competitive state program that allows high school students to attend institutions of higher learning and train to become an officer in the Wyoming Army National Guard.