SFHS lady golfers spring season has begun; their first tournament of the season was Monday, March 21st at their home course, Spanish Oaks. The six varsity players were Britni Munter, with 35 points, Kelli Christensen with 25, Mckenzie Beckstrom with 12, Sabrina Naulu with 22, Whitney Hansen with 23, and Camrie Weight with 19 points. Coach Jordan Rogers was proud of the girls for playing their best and representing good teamwork. They are currently in second place, with Uintah being first at 147 points and SF being at 105.
During Thursday and Friday of this past week, the Spanish Fork High School DECA Team had the opportunity to compete at a state level with business students from schools all across Utah. At this state event the team of Kathne Madsen and Austin Vincent received medals as state finalists and while competing in the individual events, and Tanner Holt placed first place in Sport Marketing. Based off of his performance, Tanner will be going on to Nationals.
On Friday, March 4th and Tuesday March 8th, Spanish Fork High School's cheer squad and drill team performed routines at Spanish Fork Junior High and Diamond Fork Junior high. The cheer squad performed a routine with tumbling, stunting, and dancing. The cheer squad's songleaders also performed with their competition routine that they have placed first at both of their competitions. The drill team performed their competition routines also.
Spanish Fork High School’s very own Gentry Wilson is one of the very few people who is qualified for the state orchestra competition. We had a little question and answer session with Gentry to find out exactly what it takes to make it to the state finals.
Recently, fantasy author Berin Stephens visited Spanish Fork High School’s Book Club. Stephens was born in Anchorage, Alaska, but he grew up in Chugiak. He graduated from BYU, and currently lives in Orem, Utah. Stephens gave the students tips and instruction on how to become a competitive writer. “It’s not finding a publisher that is hard, but finding someone you can trust to read your work.” He also told the students how to become creative discovery writers.