Wyoming State Goodwill Ambassador – Anthony McCumber

Wyoming State Goodwill Ambassador - Anthony McCumber

Anthony McCumber, Age 10
Bar Nunn, WY

Home and Family

Anthony lives with his mom and stepdad, Darshee and Derek Buist, his sister Terra, and stepbrothers Xavier and Zayden.


Anthony is diagnosed with Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. Limb-Girdle muscular dystrophy isn’t one disease. It’s a group of disorders affecting voluntary muscles, mainly those around the hips and shoulders. Over time, muscle weakness and atrophy can lead to limited mobility and an inability to raise the arms above the shoulders.


Anthony is in the 4th grade. His favorite subject is Math because he likes working with numbers.


Anthony likes to play football, tag and make up new games with his friends. He also likes playing video games. He loves living in Wyoming and also likes to travel. He has visited Nevada, Texas, California, South Dakota and Colorado. He liked Texas the best because of the food and sweet tea. Anthony wants to be a mechanic when he grows up so he can build cars. He loves living in Wyoming because he is close to family.

MDA Activities

Anthony attended camp for the first time in 2014. He says the zip line and climbing the rock wall are his favorite camp activities. He has also been a camp ambassador for the Casper fire department.