The second round of the six rounds that make up the Region 8 Girls Golf schedule was held at the cold, wind-swept Sleepy Ridge golf course on March 28. Winning the individual portion of the competition was Britni Munter of Spanish Fork. She did so in convincing fashion, scoring 40 points using the modified scoring format that has been put in place for the girls’ high school golf competitions across the state. She was followed by Uintah’s Nicole Begay, 37. In third was Kelsi Jensen of Springville, who scored 35. Rounding out the top five were Uintah’s Jasmine Meyer, 34; Kaitlynn Hanber
On March 22, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Spanish Fork High School’s Dance Company hosted a studio showcase. Some of the local studio’s here in Spanish Fork were involved including, Heart-n-Soul and Espre de Corps. There were also a bunch of studios from outside the city including Central Utah Stars, Turning Point, and Charizma.
Todd Griffiths of Spanish Fork High School’s debate team qualified for state debate in the Individual Event Oratory. Receiving excellent scores on all his ballots as he progressed through the rounds, he made it to the finals. The best of the best in each school gave their speech in the final oratory session, Todd being among these students. His speech was on being an American; those who’ve heard it are moved by the impact it has on one’s patriotism.
On Tuesday the 15th of March, the Spanish Fork Orchestra performed an open concert at the high school performing for the public. The concert started with Spanish Fork’s phenomenal Chamber Orchestra coming on stage and performing three pieces which they had been working with great conviction on across the year. After their outstanding performance, Spanish Fork’s Chamber orchestra came on stage and performed. Playing some outstanding, difficult and extremely high orchestra compositions; including Adagio for String by Samuel Barber and a selection of Edward Elgar’s compositions.
Utah State FFA Convention was held at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, and this year’s convention didn’t disappoint; especially for Spanish Fork. Students from Spanish Fork High School not only had fun mingling with students from all over the state, but many also competed in various competitions, learned from state and national officers including our very own state president Chaleesa Warren, and in the end represented Spanish Fork by winning well deserved awards including State Star Farmer; perhaps the biggest award an individual can win at the state level.