Cafe Rio Gives $2,500 to Nebo School District

Café Rio, Spanish Fork, had their grand opening June 8, 2011, and presented a check of $2,500 to Nebo School District. Bob Nilsen, Chairman of the Board, said they want to help and give back to the community and especially to the schools in this area.

Café Rio will be offering outstanding student awards each week and outstanding faculty awards once a month. Café Rio is in seven states and was awarded the Number 1 Mexican Restaurant in the country for customer satisfaction out of 140.

Nyle Russell Receives Prestigious Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Nyle Russell, agricultural teacher at Payson High and Payson Junior High, received the prestigious Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education May 2011.

Nyle was recognized in a surprise student assembly by Mrs. Karen Huntsman, wife of Jon Huntsman Senior. Mr. Russell received a crystal trophy and a $10,000 check to use personally. Only six teachers, three administrators, and two volunteers were recognized throughout the entire state.

When asked what he would do with his $10,000, Nyle, with no hesitation, said, “Take my wife to Europe for our 25th year anniversary."

Linda Lewis Honored with Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Linda Lewis, physical education and drama teacher at Mapleton Junior High, received the esteemed Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education May 2011.

Linda received a crystal trophy and a $10,000 check to use personally. The award was  presented personally by Mrs. Karen Huntsman, wife of Jon Huntsman Senior. Only six teachers, three administrators, and two volunteers were recognized throughout the state.

Get Away Donates to Nebo Education Foundation

The Nebo Education Foundation is in the business of giving grants to teachers and schools to help enrich student learning. However, this week Get Away Today gave money to the Nebo Education Foundation to help fund those grants. Get Away Today’s Client Relations Director, Kim Fidler, gave a check totaling $1,275 to the Nebo Education Foundation through their business partnership. Get Away Today offers incredible deals to vacation spots including Disneyland, San Diego, Florida, and Hawaii to name a few. 
               

Nebo Students Build Upscale House For Sale

Nebo High School Students Build Upscale House for Sale

Nebo High School students are building an upscale house in an upscale neighborhood, with construction almost complete. "They've done some of everything," said general contractor Tom Hawks, who heads home-building education for the Nebo School District. "From the cement work and framing to hanging doors."

Lynn Mecham – Assistant Principal of Springville High

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Lynn Mecham was appointed by the Nebo Board of Education as the Assistant Principal of Springville High.

Lynn Mecham received his bachelor’s degree elementary education from Brigham Young University, and his master’s in Educational Counseling from University of Phoenix. He is currently working on his doctorate degree from Walden University.

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