Superintendent Rick Nielsen Appointed to UVU Board of Trustees

Lana Hiskey

Governor Gary Herbert appointed three new trustees to the UVU Board of Trustees. Rick Nielsen, the superintendent of Nebo School District; Paul Thompson, a former president of Weber State University; and Rob Smith, the student body president at UVU were confirmed as trustees by the Utah Senate.

Superintendent Rick Nielsen was appointed a member of the UVU Board of Trustees in June of 2017. Mr. Nielsen currently serves as the Superintendent of Nebo School District, with an enrollment of over 32,500 students, in South Utah County. He has held this position since 2010.

Nebo School District Congratulates Individual State Champions

Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District Congratulates Individual State Champions

Congratulations to the Individual State Champions Track & Field.

Individual State Champions

Spanish Fork High
Heston Andersen
State Record 1:50.26

SFHS Sprint Medley Relay 3:34.52 School Record
Matt Bradford
Spencer James
Heston Andersen
Dallas Eyere

Salem Hills High
Alison Pray – 3200m
Talin Mortensen – Shot Put
Talin Mortensen – Discus

Nebo School District Congratulates SHS Boy's Track & Field State Champions

Lana Hiskey

Congratulations to the Springville Boys’ Track & Field Team as State Champions as well as several individual state champions listed below.

Thank you to coaches Jeff Wales, Allissa Huffaker, Samantha Smith, Spencer Eaquinto, and Rex Shields for devoting countless hours in making a difference for Springville athletes.

Individual State Champions
Haden Penrod
800m and 1600m
State Record 4:10.11
Three-time State Champion in 800m
Holder 5 School Records

Nebo School Board Congratulates SFHS Lady Dons Softball State Champions

Lana Hiskey

Spanish Fork Lady Dons are State Softball Champions again. Congratulations on a job well done. Cambrie Hazel was also chosen as Gatorade Softball Player of the Year.

Thank you to coaches Don Andrews, Natalie Jarvis, James Andrews, Kayla Jones, and Syd Poulsen for spending countless hours coaching and making a difference.

Nebo's Native American Indian Education Program Opportunity for the Public

Nebo School District's Native American Indian Education Program continues to educate children throughout the summer through service learning, crafts, music, drama, art, learning websites and more.

One opportunity for the public is on June 23, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Come and meet Native authors and celebrate Native American animal stories. 

Larsen Elementary
1175 E Flonette Drive
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Meet Native authors and celebrate Native American animal stories!

June 2017 Nebo PEAK Award Winners

Lana Hiskey


Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. The award is administered by the Communications and Community Relations Department.

Grants Awarded in June 2017 by the Nebo Education Foundation

Lana Hiskey

The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District. Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students. Many of the donations received are for selected projects, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need. Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools.

Champions Challenge Rodeo Partners with Nebo School District Children

Lana Hiskey

One of the top rodeos in the nation, Champions Challenge Rodeo in Spanish Fork, recognized 18 students in Nebo School District for their success in the Champions Reading Challenge.

The Champions Challenge Rodeo features the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's best contestants competing on the best stock all on one night in Spanish Fork City. Coordinator, Wayne Andersen, and Rodeo Chairman, Steve Money, met with all the local elementary school principals and organized a win/win situation.

Free Summer Meals

Utah Food Bank is offering the Summer Feeding Program again this year in four of Nebo School District communities.

Who: Youth up to 18 years

What: Free Healthy Lunch

Dates: Mondays - Fridays, June 12 - August 18