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Natrona County elementary students asked to help pick animal for new ambulance

Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Medical Center

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Medical Center has announced a contest for Natrona County elementary students to help pick the newest animal to join their fleet of wildlife-wrapped ambulances.

The winner will be honored at a special unveiling party this summer and have their illustration and short essay incorporated into the new ambulance design.

To enter the contest, participants must pick up an entry form at any Wyoming Medical Center information desk or clinic. You can also download and print the two-page entry form yourself.

Ambulance template for the drawing portion can be found here
Form to complete the essay portion can be found here

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Entries must depict animals native to Wyoming. Domesticated animals such as pets and livestock will not be considered. Entries also cannot depict an animal already featured on a WMC ambulance. This list includes:
Grizzly bears, bald eagles, pronghorn antelope, elk, bighorn sheep, moose, mountain lions, bison, trout, or black-footed ferrets.

Entry for Mills Elementary student Aspen Scherck, 2016 contest winner

Entries are due March 31, 2020. They must include the illustrated ambulance along with the completed written paragraph and entry form (with parent’s or legal guardian’s signature). Completed entries can be mailed to:

Wyoming Medical Center
Community Development Ambulance Contest
1233 E. Second St.
Casper, WY 82601

A committee will select 10 finalists, which will then be promoted via social media on on the Wyoming Medical Center website. The winning entry will be chosen via popular vote in April 2020 (watch the WMC Facebook page for precise date).

If you have questions or would like printed copies of the contest entry forms, contact Kristy Bleizeffer, public relations rep with Wyoming Medical Center @ kbleizeffer@wyomingmedicalcenter.org or call 307-577-2556.