Lana H. Hiskey - Public Information Officer - Nebo School District

Kevin Mecham, mathematician teacher at Payson High, was selected by Nebo School District to be the Nebo participant for the Leadership Preparation Program (LPP) for BYU for the 2010-2011 school year.

Mr. Mecham has been a teacher in Nebo School District for nine years teaching Geometry, Algebra II, and College Prep Math. He also advises the student council at PHS.

Secondary Director, Scott Wilson, said, "I have been continually impressed with Kevin's driving commitment to excellence. He constantly strives to increase his knowledge and improve his skills. Kevin is very articulate and is, in my opinion, one of the best math teachers in the state of Utah. In whatever capacity he has worked, Kevin has not been afraid to dig in and get the job done. Kevin's professionalism has gained the respect of parents, students, faculty and staff wherever he has worked. Simply put, Kevin has all of the abilities required to be a successful administrator."

Mr. Mecham's motto is, "Find the good in all situations, stay upbeat and don't let the world get you down!"

Kevin enjoys being outdoors, hiking, fishing, camping, and working with the youth. He is married to Valerie, and they reside in Santaquin with their five children.