UHSAA Honors 2020 Sportsmanship Awards

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Congratulations to Maple Mountain High and Salem Hills High for earning the Gold Star in the Utah High School Athletic Association (UHSAA) Sportsmanship Awards. Payson High also won the Silver Award.

Maple Mountain High Athletic Director, Dave Boyack, said, “We are pleased with the efforts of our student athletes and coaches as they implement the ideals of good sportsmanship as they compete throughout the year.  The UHSAA places a lot of emphasis on the ‘Raise the Bar’ sportsmanship program with high school athletes and coaches in the state of Utah.” 

These high school winners received a letter of congratulations, the 2020 Gold Star to hang on their UHSAA School Sportsmanship Banner, an award certificate, UIAAA Director’s Cup points, and recognition through a newsletter, website, and local media.  

Salem Hills High Athletic Director, Lee Gillie, said, “We are proud of our athletes and coaches for Pursuing Victory with Honor in earning their Sportsmanship Gold Star from UHSAA.”

“Every school can be a winner when it comes to good sportsmanship. We encourage all who are involved in high school activities to make the commitment to education-based activities by teaching, enforcing, awarding and modeling the principles of this new statewide sportsmanship program. We invite all member schools to TEAM-up to Raise the Bar, Sportsmanship Matters!” stated Rob Cuff, UHSAA Executive Director.

The UHSAA is extremely grateful for all that the Nebo School District schools do to promote the mission of education-based activities and good sportsmanship in our schools. 

“Thank you for your efforts to “Raise-the-Bar” and the positive difference you make in the lives of our youth!” 

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Story by Lana Hiskey.