Ann Carter-Rose and her first grade class – December 22

First grade students at Dildine Elementary react to Michael Smith knocking down a classroom decoration as he takes a portrait of front row from left, Aubrey Dancliff, Elizabeth Warren, Azhane Atkinson, Ann Carter, Marley Hudson and Easton King. Second row from left to right, Ayden Brendle, Donte Ward, Noah Hofmeister, Gianna Story, Jaci Cartwright, Jasmine Schroer, Jacob Farmer and Braxton Almodovar. Cancer survivor and educator Ann Carter has been teaching in Cheyenne for the past 28 years and said blue skies, beautiful sunsets, and all the teachers in Laramie County that are caring and compassionate are what makes Laramie County special. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith's "Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County" project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

First grade students at Dildine Elementary react to Michael Smith knocking down a classroom decoration as he takes a portrait of front row from left, Aubrey Dancliff, Elizabeth Warren, Azhane Atkinson, Ann Carter, Marley Hudson and Easton King. Second row from left to right, Ayden Brendle, Donte Ward, Noah Hofmeister, Gianna Story, Jaci Cartwright, Jasmine Schroer, Jacob Farmer and Braxton Almodovar. Cancer survivor and educator Ann Carter has been teaching in Cheyenne for the past 28 years and said blue skies, beautiful sunsets, and all the teachers in Laramie County that are caring and compassionate are what makes Laramie County special. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff