Counselor Corner

Its okay to have fun once in awhile

Mr. Nathan Wiest

Black Butte High School


307-352-3290  ext 2404

Student Correspondence

This is a perfect opportunity for you as a student to share what is going on in your world and comment about your day if you want.  Click  HERE.  This  will get things started. 


BBHS EARLY RELEASE FORM.docx   As a student, you will need to fill this out and return it before you graduate if you plan to finish in the middle of a year.  Can be picked up from the counseling office.


Transcript Request.docx   As a student, you will need to fill out this form if you are wanting a transcript sent.  Can be picked up from the counseling office.


2022-23 FAFSA Checklist.pdf   Information and checklist you will need when you attend the FAFSA workshop.   You will need to enroll here first before you can register for Dual Enrollment classes at WWCC.  Be sure to check pre-requisites and age waiver if needed.  Upon registration, you will be able to utilize the site and choose the classes you would like.  You will then be approved or denied depending on whether you meet the guidelines.


Scholarship Opportunities and FInancial Information

Hagan Scholarship

Requirements:  US Citizen, High School Graduate, 3.50 GPA. 

$48,000 over 4 years with other benefits.

VIsit for complete details.



Scholarship search engine

VIsit to get started


WWCC Scholarship Page

VIsit to get started


Financial Literacy


Wyoming Community Foundation

Various scholarship opportunities available based on individual requirements  


Horatio Alger Scholarship

Rewarding students who possess the character to succeed in life.  For Juniors. 


Sweetwater One Foundation Scholarship Opportuniites 


WyHy Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Two 2000$ and two 1000$ scholarships available. See requirements for application @








2022 WWCC Senior Day

TBA by Xitlaly Chavarria


FAFSA Workshop

October 21, 2022 from 8:00-11:00 a.m. @ BBHS 


Did you miss the BBHS FAFSA Workshop opportunity?  You can still meet with Amber Taylor the EOC coordinator

She would love to set up an appointment with you to work through the process.  She has an office at WWCC.

Please feel free to contact her at:

307-220-2232 or at

You can also call the Financial Aid Advisor Bill Fomanek at:

307-382-1653 or at


WWCC Student Ambassador

Are you graduating from BBHS?  Are you interested in becoming a student ambassador at WWCC?  Find out more by contacting Eric Fry Dean of Enrollment Management.

Call 307-382-1647    


Prospective Western College Student,

 Are you interested in being a part of the Mustang Athletics Production Crew? (No athletic experience needed)

 Are you organized, fun, enthusiastic, hard-working, creative and ready for a new experience…?!!!

WWCC needs dedicated people who want to help make sure home and away events are amazing! WWCC needs behind the scenes people, doing things like radio and live stream broadcasting, working the concession stand, setting up halftime entertainment, giving away prizes, being part of the stats crew, taping ankles and taking care of the athletes…WWCC needs you to be right there, right alongside the athletes, coaches and athletic department personnel.

Earn credit, earn work experience, be a part of Mustang Athletics, earn Mustang Gear, …be part of something great!

If you are interested, please contact, Dr. Lu Sweet, Western Athletic Director and find out more about becoming part of the Mustang Athletics Production Crew, LSWEET@WESTERNWYOMING.EDU or 307-382-1740.


High school seniors who aren't college bound may be questioning what their road to building a career looks like.  Elwood Staffing has a new FREE online resource center for high school students.  Check it out.  


Are you interested in the manufacturing industry.  Follow the link below to learn more.


WWCC in partnership with with the SW Wyoming Manufacturing Partnership (SWMP) is planning an event on Friday, October 7, 2022 to highlight careers in manufacturing and showcase manufacturing as a S.T.E.M. based industry.  The event will be held at WWCC from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Atrium.  This is a great opportunity to interact with a variety of manufacturers who are willing to showcase manufacturing's diversity, its innovativeness and its range of careers (welding, operations, IT, industrial mantenance, instrumentation, engineering, cybersecurity, human resources, and R&D to name a few.)