A Grand County High School employee mistakenly failed to send Advanced Placement (AP) tests taken by students in 2019, possibly forcing some students who are now enrolled in college to reschedule their first semester of classes.
The Southeastern Utah Chapter of Realtors recently gave away its first ever scholarship to Sara Beshoner-Krell from La Sal. Beshoner-Krell recently graduated from Monticello High School and has chosen to go into the nursing field.
Utah State University announced that its regional campuses and centers will now be referred to as Statewide Campuses. This includes two residential campuses, USU Eastern and USU Blanding, four campuses in Brigham City, Tooele, the Uintah Basin and Moab, and 25 other USU locations ranging from Randolph in northern Utah to Monument Valley near the Arizona border. The titling of Statewide Campuses fulfills USU’s land-grant mission of making college accessible to residents throughout the State of Utah, according to a statement from the university.
The National 4-H Council recently announced a new $6 million collaboration with Google to bring computer science education to underserved youth across the country with a new Computer Science Pathway. Utah State University Extension’s 4-H program has been a key partner in co-creating the computer science curriculum and developing tools for educators to implement the program, according to a press release from the organization.
University of San Diego student Kayla Weston of Moab was selected for Mortar Board, a national honor society recognizing students for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service.
Jessica Hawks, Grand County High class of 2007, daughter of Steve and Jaylyn Hawks, recently took her PhD in the School of Public Health at the University of California San Diego. She is pictured here with her father Steve, Grand County High Class of 1977, performing the traditional “hooding” ceremony for doctoral candidates.
The photos below were taken during Grand County High School’s 2019 graduation ceremony. The full story on this year’s graduation is also available, along with photos from Helen M. Knight Elementary School’s kindergarten graduation, 6th grade graduation and Grand County Middle School’s promotion of its 8th graders to high school.
Family, friends, teachers, school district staff and board members and others gathered on the lawn behind the Grand County High School on May 30 to honor the high school’s graduating class of 2019. The graduation marked the hundredth since the school was formed.
Three Moab students won $100 scholarship savings accounts as regional winners of Zions Bank’s Pays for A’s program. The students are Tallulah Maher-Young of Grand County Middle School, and Jamie Day and Morgan Lewis, both of Grand County High School.
Rachel Parker, a registered nurse with eight years of experience, was recently hired by Utah State University Moab as a professional practice assistant professor. Parker, who is currently in her master’s in nursing program, has a wide array of nursing experience, ranging from the emergency room to labor and delivery to the operating room, according to USU.
Brenner Parriott of Moab has received the Management award from the School of Business Administration at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Utah State University and the Utah Legislature have approved $1.4 million in ongoing funding and curriculum changes for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, including at the Moab campus, according to a statement from USU.