Nebo Education Foundation has received donations in memory of Ronald Johnson. Ronald, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 16, 2011.
Donor: Cleve Swenson Family
Donor: Florence Wride
Donor: Dan & Nancy Bagley
Donor: Cleon & Carol Nielson
Donor: Rolland & Sondra Johnson
Donor: Lee & Mary Bate
Ron Hutton was nominated by Coralee Olson as the Transportation Outstanding Employee for February 2011.
Ron is married to his beautiful wife Andrea. They have two daughters, six and half grand-children, and one great-grandchild. Ron loves his job as a bus driver.
Ron goes above and beyond his job requirements. He scrapes bus windows for others and shovels a pathway to neighboring buses when it snows. He often leaves goodies and is knowledgeable and informative.
Grisel Posada is an educational technician at Riverview Elementary. Cindy Sumsion, special education teacher, said, "Grisel is a talented and dedicated technician and is irreplaceable! She feeds a student with a feeding tube every day. Grisel has come up ways to help a particular student develop muscle strength to better support himself and become more independent Grisel has taught me how to take off and put on a student’s coat when one arm is stronger than the other. We absolutely could not meet our special education needs without Grisel’s knowledge.
Mr. Eric Ferrin, mathematics teacher at Spanish Fork Junior High, was recently honored as Afterschool Club Leader of the Year by Utah County 4-H.
Mr. Ferrin has volunteered to be a club leader for the 4-H Afterschool program every term since it began at Spanish Fork Junior High four years ago. He leads a 3-D Computer Art and Animation Club and a Roller Coaster Tycoon Club. The students learn technical skills as well as how to run a successful business. He is key in running a successful parent showcase.
Andrea Pond, Canyon Elementary Educational Technician, was honored with the Crystal Apple Award. She has worked at Canyon for the past five years and is currently supervising the Take Home Library. She is very helpful and patient as she interacts with the students and teachers at Canyon Elementary.
Andrea is a hard worker and likes organizing, doing yard work, making crafts, and traveling. Andrea has been employed in a variety of jobs. She was a travel agent and is a licensed manicurist.
Landmark High School is pleased to host the Nebo School District Science Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, February 23 and 24, 2011. The Nebo Science Fair will be held in the gym of Landmark High School located at 612 South Main, Spanish Fork.
Elementary Division (Grades 5th - 6th) will be on Wednesday, February 23. Projects will be open to the public beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Junior and Senior Divisions (Grades 7th – 12th) will be on Thursday, February 24. Projects will be open to the public beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Springville Chamber of Commerce holds Awards Banquet and Installation
President Jay Knight welcomed chamber members and guests to the annual awards banquet. He introduced the new board members and officers. The meal was provided by Utah Celebrations Catering.
Judge Sherylnn Fenstermaker conducted the installation of the new Officers and Board of Directors for the year 2011.
Michael Larsen – Sierra Bonita Elementary Principal
Michael Larsen was appointed as the new Sierra Bonita Elementary Principal for Nebo School District.