Springville High takes top honors at Utah High School Film Festival

by Braden Boss, SHS Video, Film, and Multimedia Teacher

The 2015 Utah High School Film Festival was held on Wednesday, April 23, essentially the state championship for high school film students in Utah.  Springville High students did exceptionally well.   Red Devils received five 1st place awards, two 2nd place award, one 3rd, and one honorable mention (top 5).  No other school had more than two 1st place awards.  Below are the specific results (linked to the videos):

April Mayor Recognition Awards

By Shannon Acor

Congratulations to Halle Acor and Benjamin Dunford who were recognized at the Springville Mayor's Recognition Awards Tuesday.

Halle is a junior at Springville High School. She was nominated by Sarah Simons at the Utah County Health Department and writes, "Halle is a phenomenal influence in the community. She works hard and gives 100% to everything she is involved in."  Halle recently was invited to speak at Utah State Legislature on the dangers of e-cigarettes and how marketing techniques target teenagers.

Red Devil Baseball vs Golden Eagles

photos by Mark Spencer

On Tuesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 16, Springville High Red Devils varsity baseball matched up against the Maple Mountain Golden Eagles.  Both games ended in a Golden Eagle victory, 11-8 and 11-6.   Springville’s current season record is 10-9. 

*photos by Mark Spencer

Ken Garff Keys to Success Assembly and Scholarship Winners

photos by Christopher Luther, SHS News Photographer

Sophomore Christopher Morgan won an iPad at the Ken Garff “Keys to Success” Assembly on Friday, April 3.  During the assembly, four Springville High students received scholarships including Ashley McConnell, STEM $1000; Emilee Christensen, Utah Valley University $2000; Kathryne Liddiard, Mountainland Applied Technology College $500; and, Talauna Devenport, Paul Mitchell $1000.