Leah Cruz – December 19

Cheyenne East student Leah Cruz laughs while packing Community Christmas food boxes at the former Wyoming Liquor Division Warehouse earlier this week. Cruz, 14, is a safe schools ambassador and said she joined because she doesn't like to see people bullied. "I know that there are many families that are less fortunate so it's nice to be able to help," said Cruz about volunteering for the Christmas food boxes event.  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

Cheyenne East student Leah Cruz laughs while packing Community Christmas food boxes at the former Wyoming Liquor Division Warehouse earlier this week. Cruz, 14, is a safe schools ambassador and said she joined because she doesn’t like to see people bullied. “I know that there are many families that are less fortunate so it’s nice to be able to help,” said Cruz about volunteering for the Christmas food boxes event. 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