Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead has authored a book with illustrations by Wyoming students. Wyoming Firsts: A Children’s Book is a trip though some of Wyoming’s better known and lesser known historical moments. Wyoming Firsts features the work of 15 high school artists.  Mrs. Mead thanked all of the of the talented young artists who submitted drawings.  Mrs. Mead said they printed about 10, 000 copies Wyoming Firsts and they hope to distribute copies to county and school libraries across the state, as well as to Wyoming first graders.

Mrs. Mead said several corporate donors funded the project including: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Arch Coal, Inc., Devon Energy Corporation, FMC Corporation, Marathon Oil Corporation, TransCanada Corporation, and Union Pacific Railroad.