Herriman High seniors Natalie Barker and Tyler Martinez put their thinking caps on before their graduation caps at the end of the school year.
To be singled out from your peers and nominated for an award that classifies you as “the best” at something is undoubtedly an honor. Such was the case for Blackridge Elementary teacher Tricia Tingey, who was awarded the prestigious honor of being named Teacher of the Year.
“Herriman City is grateful to be a contributing partner with the Jordan School District in the advancement of student learning. As these young children come to understand how trees provide shade, oxygen and beautification to our community, they will gain a greater appreciation for their role and importance in our environment.”
Over the past 10 years, more than 600 scholarships have been awarded to Utah students, totaling well over half a million dollars. The scholarships are provided by the multiple universities, post-secondary educational institutions and business sponsors who have partnered with Keys To Success, in a widespread, collective effort to better the future lives of Utah students.
“The award is important because we need Constitutional Scholars in each classroom and throughout the communities nationwide," said Sheila Osborne, Academic Advisor at the foundation.
For the third year in a row, Riverton City is allowing the Riverton kids to live out their dreams of being superheroes by giving them the opportunity to participate in the Super Kid Challenge. This six-week-long program is aimed at getting kids outside and active.
If you’re looking for a leader, look no further than the second graders at Rosamond Elementary. They are ready to tell you The 7 Habits of Happy Kids and explain what each of them means.
“Blackridge shifted the population so that we didn’t have overcrowding at the other two schools. We knew that it would happen, but didn’t know it would happen so fast,” Jordan School District spokesperson Sandra Reisgraf said.
“This is the perfect year to provide that history and celebrate what makes our city what it is,” said Angela Trammel, Riverton’s communications manager. “There’s no better way to do that than through our kids.”