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Wyoming first lady Jennie Gordon hugs Brian Rohrbacher, president and CEO of Atlantic City Federal Credit Union, as she announces the elimination of school meal debt across the state of Wyoming on Wednesday at the Governor’s Residence. The first lady partnered with the Wyoming Hunger Initiative, Mountain West Credit Union Foundation, and Dan and Cynthia Starks to pay off the meal debt for more than 3,000 students and their families. Rhianna Gelhart/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – More than 3,000 Wyoming students will no longer have a negative balance in their school meal accounts.

With the launch of “Wyoming Angel Accounts,” first lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation, and Dan and Cynthia Starks of Dubois contributed to the elimination of close to $100,000 in meal debt throughout Wyoming – the entirety of the state’s balance.

Hannah Black is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s criminal justice reporter. She can be reached at hblack@wyomingnews.com or 307-633-3128. Follow her on Twitter at @hannahcblack.

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