Jethro Gillespie is an art educator at Maple Mountain High School in Spanish Fork. He was chosen as the Daily Herald's Utah Valley Educator of the Week.
Maple Mountain's SkillUSA competitors had a big night at the state competition April 1. The medalists are:
Haydon Cooper took 3rd in welding sculpture.
Soren Peterson took 3rd in photography.
Mahal Kauwe took 3rd in first aid/CPR.
Rachel Brown took 2nd in first aid/CPR.
Chase Farrer, Brian Mckell, & Austin Wagstaff won 1st place in their chapter display.
Tosh Davis, Ben Warnick, and Tyler Christmas won 1st place in welding fabrication (we are on a four year championship run in this contest).
Spencer Young has been selected as this week's "Prep of the Week." Spencer is the goal keeper for our boys soccer team. Spencer's efforts in the net has helped the soccer team remain undefeated so far in region 8 play. Spencer is also ranked #2 in the state with four shut out games so far. Congratulations Spencer and good luck to you and your team for the rest of the year.