Sarie Cook, a student at Maple Mountain High School in Nebo School District, participated in the Early Childhood competition. Sarie was given a topic and then used available materials to write a lesson plan for Early Childhood Education. Sarie received a gold medal for her Early Childhood Education – Focus on the Children lesson plan, scoring above 90 percent. Her score placed her in the top three among her competitors nationwide and she was awarded a scholarship from Kendall College, located in Chicago, Illinois. Sarie was a top teacher for the past two years at the Maple Mountain Eaglet Preschool. Her FACS teacher, Kathryn Crandall, stated “Sarie was so deserving of the recognition. She is an amazing teacher of young children and has great classroom organizational and management skills for a high school student.”
From the Utah CTE Website.