Golden Apple: 10 teachers honored for Partnership Diploma Program

Cheyenne, Wyo. - The Partnership Diploma Program lets high school students obtain a high school diploma from their respective high school through a customized learning experience. The 10 teachers in the 2015/16 school year that are part of this program have been honored as Golden Apple Teachers. The impact they had on the students that may not have graduated without their helping hand will be felt in a positive manner across the community for decades. Play the video the video to hear more about the program.

The 10 teachers being honored:
Gloria Edwards
Perianne Flowers
Richard Keen
Mike Loose
Mary Lou McMindes
Susan Parkins
Lew Roney
Anya Sawyer
Greg Sawyer
Gayle Treber

Students complete all Laramie County School District #1 competencies utilizing one-on-one learning with a certified instructor, online learning and projects-based learning rather than participating in a traditional classroom. Only students with extenuating circumstances who also meet eligibility and referral requirements will be admitted into the program.

Please contact LCCC for more information on eligibility, required academics and credit and the referral process.
All students must:

-Be between the ages of 17-21
-Have earned at least 16 high school credits
-Achieved a Level 3 or higher in the Reading for Information WorkKeys Assessment
-Have completed at least one high school credit in a required social studies course
-Have earned credit in Health 3
-Have earned credit in PE 3
-Not been expelled or suspended long-term from any district currently
-Be referred to the program from a LCSD#1 high school
-Commit to participate fully and attend on a regular basis