Nebo School District inducted Jody Benson in the Nebo Athletic Hall of Fame in February, 2016, at the Payson High School boy’s basketball game.
Jody Benson graduated from Payson High School in 1993 and was the Region Champion for cross country in the 1600 M and 3200 M for track and field. He was a podium finisher placing third for cross country in the 3200 M for track and field.
The Springville High School Chamber Singers join Tim Janis with Special Guests, Dallyn Vail Bayles, Alex Boyé, GENTRI and teen violinist Karen Lela Ferry, on KBYU-TV, channel 11 for Celebrate America! Springville High School has now joined the ranks of over forty thousand of our nation’s most outstanding young performers who have participated in this unique public television project.
A Nebo student, Kaitlin Hallam, was honored by Bryan Kwapis from Miller Electric at the Nebo School Board meeting for her accomplishments in the state and national welding competitions.
For the third year in a row, Kaitlin won the Utah State Fair Welding and Fabrication contest. She designed and fabricated a trailer each year in the Spanish Fork High School welding program and directed the skills she learned in the classroom to three large custom trailers.
If you attended Leadership Day at Park Elementary, you got a glimpse of what is possible when it comes to Park students. That is, if you could find a place to sit. The gym was packed with community leaders and parents all there to see Park Panther Leaders shine. Every student at Park Elementary demonstrated their leadership skills in one form or another. The skills and talent Park students have are second to none. Students demonstrated leadership through song, musical talent, speaking, and even dancing. We are so proud of Park students. Way to go Leaders!
Ginger Hansen, Hobble Creek Elementary, was honored as the Utah Distinguished Mentor in Teacher Education by the Utah Association of Teacher Educators (UATE). This award recognizes and honors school-based educators mentoring new teachers. Ginger was selected from a variety of nominees representing every college and university in the state of Utah.
MMHS choirs and orchestra successfully auditioned for a unique opportunity to offer a solo performance in Carnegie Hall. The preparations for such an experience has tangibly enhanced MMHS’s curriculum this year.
Choir teacher, Cory Mendenhall said, “Our student musicians have accomplished many significant and exciting successes in each of their learning outcomes! We have really enjoyed watching them progress so rapidly, with such depth of knowledge and meaning as they've diligently prepared to offer their solo performance in Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 13!”