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David Knudsen – Assistant Principal Maple Mountain High

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 3:05pm
Lana Hiskey

David Knudsen was appointed the assistant principal at Maple Mountain High School by the Nebo School Board of Education.

Mr. Knudsen received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and his master’s in Educational Leadership both from Brigham Young University. He was also a Brigham Young University Leader Preparation Program (LPP) recipient.

Mr. Knudsen is currently serving as the assistant principal at Springville Junior High. He had experience as a Teacher on Special Assignment (TSA) for Springville Middle. He taught physical education, math and history classes at both Springville Middle and East Carbon High School.

Mr. Knudsen coached girls’ basketball at Springville High and East Carbon High as well as track at East Carbon High.

Everett Kelepolo, Nebo District’s Athletic Director, said, “I have been very impressed with Mr. Knudsen’s administrative skills. He is well organized and works successfully with teachers, parents, and students. Mr. Knudsen’s best skills are working with people. He has a personable manner and deals well with all people. His love of students and his sincere desire to make a difference in their lives makes him an educator who will be an excellent administrator.”

Mr. Knudsen said, “I believe it is an honor and a privilege to be in the education profession. It is a profession where we can influence lives of students. I can help students progress and become ready for their future and can provide a safe and nurturing environment where students can thrive. I can teach students to be responsible citizens for the rest of their lives. There is no place I would rather be than in a school setting.”

David enjoys camping, reading, playing sports, and going on vacation with his family. He is married to Kathy; and they have four children.