* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The Big 12 Conference announced its Academic All-Big 12 Team on Tuesday.

A total of eight University of Wyoming student-athletes garnered recognition.

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Warren Carr, Mason Ding, Colby Huynh, Tyce Raddon and Garrett Ricks all reeled in first-team honors. That goes to individuals who possessed a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and competed in 20 percent of the team’s competitions.

Aidan Noonan, Quayin Short and Kevin Zimmer were named to the second team. All three hit the mandatory requirements of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and participation in 20 percent of the team’s competitions.

“We are thrilled to honor Big 12 student-athletes for their academic success,” Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark said. “These individuals have achieved greatness both on and off the field and in their academic pursuits. I would like to congratulate each and every one of our academic All-Big 12 and Commissioner’s Honor Roll Recipients."

From Bison to Triceratops - All of Wyoming's Official Things

Every state in our nation has chosen things that represent the state in one way or another to be official state things. Like a flower, or animal. Wyoming is no different.

The Equality State, or the Cowboy State, depending on which state slogan you want to go with, has a state flower. But did you know we also have a state tree and a state fish? Yes, we even have a state code.

To be an official thing, a member of the state legislature must write and submit a bill to the legislature declaring that a thing will be the official state thing. Then the legislature votes to pass the bill, or not, if it passes, the governor signs the bill into law and we have a new official state thing.

Here is what we have so far, all of Wyoming's official things. Now you can win big on Wyo Trivia Night if that's a thing that exists.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

- From Bison to Triceratops - All of Wyoming's Official Things

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