October 2014

October Student of the Month

Attributions: 
Story and photo by Tyler Lewis.

Sophomore Madeline Palmer’s favorite quote is, “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” –C.S. Lewis. In five years, she sees herself in college and after already serving a mission. She thinks it is very important to have a plan, but also to go with the flow of life and be willing to adjust our plans based on what happens to us.

Shakespeare Team Winners

Attributions: 
Story by Laura Taylor.

The MMHS Shakespeare ensemble scene won first place in our division out of 20 schools at the Utah Shakespeare Festival competition this last weekend, which is one of the biggest divisions in the entire competition. Senior Derek Maxfield also won the Larry Lott acting award, which is the award given to the most outstanding actor in an ensemble scene. Some of these scenes have upwards of 50 students in them so this is a big honor, and it came with a $1000 scholarship! 

MMHS Marching Band Places 1st

Attributions: 
Story by Chris Wilson.

Our very own Maple Mountain High School Marching Band competed on Saturday, October 11th at the BYU Rocky Mountain Invitational at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo. MMHS competed in the 2A division (bands of 46-59 members) against bands from across the state.

Boy's Golf State Champs

Attributions: 
Photo by Amanda Poulter. Story by David Boyack.

Congratulations to the Boy's Golf Team! On Tuesday, October 7 at Riverbend Golf Club in Riverton, our team came from 12 shots down after the first day to win by 4 strokes over Timpview and Bonneville. Kai Ruiz was the overall medalist shooting 5 under par the first day and six under par the 2nd.

Utah College Application Week

Attributions: 
Story by Lana Hiskey.

Nebo high schools and the Utah System of Higher Education is coordinating an expansion of Utah College Application Week on November 10 - 21, which gives every high school senior in participating schools the opportunity to apply to college during the school day. For more information, please check the website www.stepuputah.com/college-application-week.

Prep of the Week - Christy Wilkinson

Attributions: 
Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Cross Country runner Christy Wilkinson has been named this week's "Prep Athlete of the Week." Christy was selected because of her outstanding and consistent performances as a varsity runner on the girl's cross country team. Christy's team is one of the favorites for honors at region and state in the next several weeks. Congratulations Christy and good luck to you and the team!

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