Matt Christensen, Principal of Spanish Fork High in Nebo School District, was honored with the Secondary Principal Crystal Owl Award during a Nebo Administrator Training in May. This award is provided by Craig Harvey through Horace Mann.
Colleagues said the following about Spanish Fork High Principal, Matt Christensen:
“Matt loves his job, and makes sure EVERYONE knows it! He shows up every day with a focus on student connections and to make an impact on our school community. Walking around SFHS with Matt is an incredible experience–everyone (students, teachers, staff, parents) knows Matt and wants to say hello and interact with him. He knows more students' names than anyone and is constantly asking kids about their classes, their sport, the school play, their family--you name it! His love for this school and community is absolutely contagious!”
“Matt has such a positive attitude and is a friend to all. He has a great rapport with his students and staff. He is truly dedicated to Spanish Fork High.”
“Matt is an engaged educational leader who puts kids first. He is well connected to his faculty and supportive of his fellow Nebo administrators. He is courageous in doing what is right for his students, faculty, and family.”
“Matt is always so upbeat and an amazing filter for his staff. Even though he deals with some very hard things, you would never know it when talking to Matt.”
“Every time I am around Matt, I see how much he cares about his students, teachers, and community.”
“Matt works hard to seek win-win for his students and teachers. His student's love him, and he finds ways to help them be their best. He always puts students first and is a problem solver.”
“Matt is committed to students and teachers. He sincerely cares about his school, the community and the students.”
Congratulations to Principal Matt Christensen of Spanish Fork High in Nebo School District. Thank you for being a Nebo Hero!
Photo: RaShel Shepherd, Matt Christensen, Craig Harvey
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By Lana Hiskey