January 2015

Homeless for a Night

Attributions: 
Deon Youd

Plans are underway for the 5th annual Homeless for a Night event at Spanish Fork High School. The annual tradition is an all-night service activity and fundraiser for Tabitha's Way in Spanish Fork. Students from SFHS and around Nebo School District give up a night of sleep to gain empathy for those who do not have the basic necessities. Students have a lot of fun along the way.

"Homeless is the best. It's all for a good cause, and it's a blast," said Dirk Wilkins, junior at SFHS.

Last year, the event raised nearly $9,000 for Tabitha's Way.

Homeless for a Night will be held February 27-28. Registration information will be coming soon. 

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College Bound Softball Players

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Deon Youd Photo by Luke Isley
Signing Day

College softball is in the future for five SFHS softball players as they recently committed to play.

A signing ceremony was held on January 20, 2015, for the girls. Whitney Perkins will play at Snow College. Kaitlyn Bean is heading to Kansas to play at Garden City Community College. Dani Perkins, Kaylee Bott, and Cheyenne Pratt have all committed to Salt Lake Community College.

The high school softball season is just around the corner. "We are looking forward to a good season," said SFHS athletic director, Steve Dudley.

 

Fall Athletes Earn Honors

Attributions: 
Deon Youd

Several Spanish Fork High School student athletes were awarded state recognition for their efforts on the playing field and in the classroom.

Adrian Rodrigues was named all-state for football. John Leilua and Jason Money received honorable mentions for football as well.

Sarah Morley was an all-state honorable mention for volleyball.

Three athletes received academic all-state honors: Alyssa Cable for tennis, Alyssa Beehler for cross country, and Jason Money for football.

Congratulations, students.

Sterling Scholars

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Deon Youd
2014-2015 Sterling Scholars

Spanish Fork High School's 2014-2015 sterling scholars have completed their portfolios and are now awaiting the next stage of the competition. Each sterling scholar specializes in a different academic category in which they excel.

Business and Marketing scholar Ed Estrella says, "I like finding out what people are into and how to make a product people like." 

Ashley Byrne, Visual Arts scholar says, "I love art and everything about it. It's my way of expressing myself."

Social Sciences scholar Baylie Nusink dreams of becoming a Civil War era professor. "I like the stories of history. There is a humanistic quality to it," says Nusink. Each scholar shows a great passion for their subject area.

2014-2015 Sterling Scholars: Eduardo Estrella, Business and Marketing; Morgan Harrison, Dance; Madelyn Bingham, English; Kelsie Christensen, Family and Consumer Science; Holly Leavitt, Instrumental Music; Nathan Nelson, Mathematics; Brandon Baum, Science; Kaitlin Hallam, Skilled and Technical; Baylie Nusink, Social Science; Ben Knowlton, Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics; Ashley Byrne, Visual Arts; Maren VonNiederhausern, Vocal Performance; Haylie Small, World Languages.