Support for Gillette college strong at public hearing
October 15, 2020
GILLETTE — Most of those who spoke during a Saturday public hearing at the Pronghorn Center support Gillette College breaking from the Northern Wyoming Community College District and forming one of its own.
Some spoke from nostalgia and fond past experiences with the school. Others said it’s an issue of autonomy and gaining independence from a district that is based in another county yet has ultimate decision making over the Gillette branch campus.
Those who are opposed questioned why a new district is needed and how it would be funded.
Wyoming Community College Commission Chairman Jack...