Nellie Pacheco – December 28

Boxing referee Nellie Pacheco pauses between rounds for a portrait at Storey Gymnasium earlier this month. Pacheco has been involved with the Cheyenne Boxing Club since 1976. Nellie became the first female hispanic referee in the country in 1995. 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

Boxing referee Nellie Pacheco pauses between rounds for a portrait at Storey Gymnasium earlier this month. Pacheco has been involved with the Cheyenne Boxing Club since 1976. Nellie became the first female hispanic referee in the country in 1995. 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