Mt. Nebo JHS Great Kids awards were given to the following students from the Utah County Chamber of Commerce in an awards assembly held at the Heritage school in Provo on April 30th. The following are the nominations from the teachers that recognized these great students.
Katie Solorzano: Mrs. Capell, her math teacher said: “Katie always tries her best. She is very conscientious. She asks for help and helps others. As a member of Latinos In Action she gets involved in our community. She is kind and patient with others. Mrs. Hotchkiss, her science teacher stated: “Katie serves as a translator keeping it short and sweet, yet never provides the answer during 8th period with the non-English speaker.” Mrs. Huff, the student council advisor, added: “Katie is a great leader even though she is just a 7th grader in her student council group. I can always count on her to get things done.” She translates at Barnett's SEP's as part of the LIA’s and Mrs. Stoddard, the principal, once told her mother that a "cute little young LIA member came by to thank her for letting them have cookies....you have them well trained". She has had a 4.0 every term and spends all day doing homework 5 days a week.
Samuel Devenport: Mrs. Capell, his math teacher stated: “Samuel works hard in class and is always thinking about how to use what we are learning. He finishes all his work on time. He is kind to others and enjoys helping them.” Mrs. Hotchkiss his science teacher said: “Samuel Devenport is a responsible, kind and respectful young man. He comes into the classroom with a smile on his face ready to learn and to participate. Samuel works hard to complete each task assigned to him and does so willing without complaint. Along with getting his own work done, he is eager to assist other students in the classroom. He is well liked by adults and his peers. Samuel is an outstanding young man and an example to all those around him.”