Memorial Fund Established For UW Student - Athletes

Sept. 18, 2001


The University of Wyoming has established a memorial fund for the eight student-athletes killed in anautomobile accident early Sunday morning.

The eight are Justin M. Lambert-Belanger, 20, Timmins, Ontario, Cody B. Brown, 21, Hudson, Colo., Kyle N. Johnson,20, Riverton, Wyo., Joshua D. Jones, 22, Salem, Ore., Morgan J. McLeland, 21, Gillette, Wyo., Kevin L. Salverson, 19,Cheyenne, Wyo., Nicholas J. Schabron, 20, Laramie, Wyo., and Shane E. Shatto, 19, Douglas, Wyo. All were members ofUW's cross country and track teams.

"People from around the country have called and sent us e-mail asking if there was something they could to honor thememories of these eight young men," says UW President Philip L. Dubois. "We have decided to establish a memorial fund thatwill be used to mark their lives and contributions to the University of Wyoming. How we use the fund will depend in large parton the level of donations received and the wishes of the families."

Individuals and organizations that wish to make tax-deductible contributions to the memorial fund may do so in paymentto Memorial Fund for UW Student-Athletes and sent to:

First Interstate Bank, c/o Bonnie Miller, P.O. Box 1307, Laramie, WY 82073,Community First National Bank, 222 Garfield, Laramie, WY 82070, orUniversity of Wyoming Foundation, P.O. Box 3963, Laramie, WY 82071-3963.