Spanish Fork DECA Wins at State

Matthew Christiansen

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.

Cheerleaders and Drill Team Perform at Spanish Fork Junior Highs

ShayLee Reynolds

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.

Fantasy Author Visits Spanish Fork High School Book Club

Bonnie Miller and Hannah Carson

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.

SFHS Authors Win Writing Contest

Leeza Stephens

Two of our Spanish Fork High School students, Annie Darling and Lydia Money, participated in a writing scholarship contest from UVU and won. Annie Darling submitted a portfolio of six poems of various subjects and won first place, winning $100. Annie said “I wasn’t going to submit anything, but now that I have and won, it has jump started me to want to do more.” Lydia Money also submitted a portfolio of six poems of a variety of subjects; slavery, freedom, addictions, etc and won second place, winning $50.