Category: Awards & Recognitions

Thomas Mortensen is MMHS Prep of the Week

Thomas Mortensen is MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Thomas Mortensen has been selected as this week’s Prep of the Week. Thomas has been outstanding with his defense and rebounding for the boys basketball team this year. His performances lately have helped the Golden Eagles to two big region 8 wins this past week. Congratulations, Thomas and good luck the rest of the season!

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Robert Eastmond receives NuSkin grant for MMHS robotics

Robert Eastmond receives NuSkin grant for MMHS robotics

by Lana Hiskey. Robert Eastmond, CTE and robotics teacher at Maple Mountain High, has received a grant from the NuSkin Academic Grant Program in the amount of $3550. The funds will be used to underwrite a robotics competition. This coming year marks Nu Skin’s 30th anniversary. In commemoration of this milestone, Nu Skin wants to continue to strengthen their relationships […]

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Camberlyn Robison, Cameron Asay to serve on Nebo Student Youth Council

Camberlyn Robison, Cameron Asay to serve on Nebo Student Youth Council

Mapleton Junior High students Camberlyn Robison and Cameron Asay have been appointed as members of the Nebo Student Youth Council, representing Mapleton Junior High.  Camberlyn and Cameron will meet with the Nebo District Board periodically to provide student input, opinions, and suggestions on various subjects of concern.  We are confident that these two great students will do an outstanding job […]

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Kimball Bastian is MMHS Prep of the Week

Kimball Bastian is MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. The Prep of the Week starting the new year is senior wrestler Kimball Bastain. Kimball is a returning state champion for the Golden Eagle grapplers. Kimball is again off to a great start this year, highlighted by winning the prestigious Reno Tournament of Champions. Great job Kimball, and good luck the rest of the year!

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Abby Garrett places second in Nebo Christmas card contest; Emma Mousser, honorable mention

Abby Garrett places second in Nebo Christmas card contest; Emma Mousser, honorable mention

Hobble Creek Elementary student Abby Garrett’s entry in the Nebo School District Christmas card contest was awarded second place.  Her card will be on the front cover of the Nebo Education Foundation 2013 Christmas Card. Student Emma Mousser’s Christmas card received an honorable mention.  

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Haley Andrew places fourth at statewide Make it with Wool Competition

Haley Andrew places fourth at statewide Make it with Wool Competition

Haley Andrew, the daughter of Larry and Kaylene Andrew of Mapleton, received fourth place at the statewide Make it with Wool competition. For her outfit, Haley made a tailored, double-breasted white wool coat with wide notched lapels. She also created a pink wool skirt and embellished it with narrow bias-cut wool strips sewn in a spiral design. Her cardigan was […]

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Caroline Hickey, MMHS Prep of the Week

Caroline Hickey, MMHS Prep of the Week

Caroline Hickey, a Lady Golden Eagle tennis player, is Maple Mountain High School’s Prep of the Week.

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Britney Lund, MMHS Prep of the Week

Britney Lund, MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Britney Lund has been selected as a “Prep of the Week” for her outstanding performances at the region and state cross country meets. Britney followed up her region first place finish with an all-state performance at state. Congratulations Britney on a great season!

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by Rachel Christensen and Natalia Frasche. Maple Mountain’s own star soccer player, Rachel Bingham, has been selected as one of twenty girls to play in the West Squad in the first annual All-American Games held in North Carolina. There are 40 girls altogether that play, 20 from the East and 20, including Rachel, from the West. Rachel said that all […]

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Lance McKinney receives Silver Beaver award from BSA

Lance McKinney receives Silver Beaver award from BSA

Mapleton resident Lance McKinney has been awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor, the Silver Beaver award. Lance has been a Scout leader for many years. Here in Utah, he is very involved at the district level. “Our youth are the hope for future. In them there is a greatness that will help preserve the fabric of our society. […]

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Jake Mafi is MMHS Prep of the Week

Jake Mafi is MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Jake Mafi caught three touchdown passes last week against Provo helping the Golden Eagles to a big win over the Provo Bulldogs. Congratulations Jake and good luck the rest of the season!  

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Courtney Fryer is MMHS Prep of the Week

Courtney Fryer is MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack, photo: Tyler Lewis Senior soccer forward Courtney Fryer has been selected as a Maple Mountain High School “Prep of the Week.” Courtney’s outstanding play is one of the reasons the girls soccer team heads into the state championship playoffs as two time Region 8 champions.  Congratulations Courtney and good luck in the playoffs!

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Robinson takes gold, silver, at international wrestling competition

Robinson takes gold, silver, at international wrestling competition

by Seth Robinson. Brooks Robinson, a Maple Mountain High School senior, won gold and silver at the 2013 FILA Cadet Pan American Championships, an international wrestling meet held in Columbia on August 6-12, 2013. Brooks traveled to Colombia with his American teammates  – including MMHS wrestlers Tanner Cox, Taylor LaMont, and Kimball Bastian – to wrestle kids from all over […]

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Reed and Leslie Francis, Mapleton’s 2013 Pioneer Day Grand Marshalls

Reed and Leslie Francis, Mapleton’s 2013 Pioneer Day Grand Marshalls

Reed and Leslie Francis have been named Grand Marshalls of Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration. Leslie Loveridge was born to Joseph Leroy Loveridge and Mary Grace Fullmer on November 23, 1921, in Mapleton UT. Reed Ferguson Francis was born to Samuel Evan Francis and Barbara Ferguson on October 17, 1921, in Lake Shore, UT. He moved to Springville […]

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Sierra Bonita principal Mike Larsen honored

Sierra Bonita principal Mike Larsen honored

by Lana Hiskey. Sierra Bonita Elementary principal Mike Larsen was recognized for Excellence in Educational Leadership through the University Council for Education Administration by the BYU McKay School of Education faculty for his excellent ability to successfully create change and make improvements. BYU’s faculty, Denis Poulsen, Shannon Dulaney, and Pamela Hallam, recognized Mr. Larsen at the Nebo School District Board […]

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Jo Edan Parker receives Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Jo Edan Parker receives Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Jo Edan Parker, Special Education Teacher at Mapleton Junior, has received the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education. Jo Edan is a special education teacher for the severe behavioral students. At Mapleton Junior High, she works with a unique and challenging group of young children from all over Nebo School District. All have severe intellectual and behavioral challenges. These students’ […]

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Josee Anderson, MMHS Prep of the Week

Josee Anderson, MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Girls’ track athlete Josee Anderson has been selected as Maple Mountain High School’s Prep of the Week for her outstanding contributions on the track. Josee has qualified for State in the high jump with a personal best of 5’1″. Josee has placed at or near the top in all of her meets this year. Congratulations Josee, and […]

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Facundo Curi, MMHS Prep of the Week

Facundo Curi, MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Facundo Curi has been selected as a Maple Mountain High School Prep of the Week representing the boys’ soccer team. Facundo is the leading scorer on the undefeated soccer team. His play has helped the Golden Eagles achieve a state number 2 ranking while also being near the top of the region soccer standings. Congratulations Facundo, and […]

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Trevor Jeppson Wins Grand Champion Prize at Central Utah Science and Engineering fair

Trevor Jeppson Wins Grand Champion Prize at Central Utah Science and Engineering fair

by Jeffrey Nelson. On Thursday March 21, Mapleton Junior High student Trevor Jeppson attended the Central Utah Science and Engineering fair held at Brigham Young University for students of all ages. Trevor won the 7th and 8th grade division, qualifying him for one of the grand prizes – a trip to the National fair held in Washington DC. In Trevor’s […]

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Taylor Reynolds, MMHS Prep of the Week

Taylor Reynolds, MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Taylor Reynolds has been selected as a prep of the week representing the Lady Eagles softball team. According to Coach Lewis, “Taylor is a great team leader who also plays great defense. Her bat has also helped the lady eagles stay in the hunt for another region title.”

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