Courtland has represented our school extremely well over his career here at Salem Hills. He was a member of the football team where he was selected to the Academic All State team. He is a member of the choir and was a vital member of the 2011 Knowledge Bowl championship team. Courtland was chosen to represent Salem Hills High School as our Mathematics Sterling Scholar. He plans to attend the University of Utah next fall.
Class of 2011 Salutatorian Kaetlin Brackner
The Salem Hills Salutatorian this year is Kaetlin Bracken. Kaetlin has accomplished many great things in her career at Salem Hills High School. She is a member of the orchestra, she ran Cross Country and Track where she was a three year varsity runner and Academic All State her senior year in both sports. In addition to her extra-curricular activities she has maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA while taking many AP classes and preparing herself to attend BYU next year.
Wednesday, May 18th the boys soccer team heads into the first round of state playoffs for the 4A title. The team’s record stands at 9-5-1 with only a few games left in the season. Today Salem Hills will face off against Mountain View who is 3rd in their region. Payden Pemberton is leading our region in goals with 14 on the season. Salem Hills most recent game was against Spanish fork where they tied in double overtime with a score 2-2. Salem has a great team this season and is expected to go far in state play.
On Tuesday May 10th FBLA had their closing social at Mi Rancherito. It was a great turn out, about twenty people showed up. It was the perfect opportunity for everyone to get acquainted with the other members and to say goodbye to the members who won’t be here next year. Tyson Menlove said, “This year has been a great year for FBLA! We have participated in a lot of fun activities and competitions. Next year will be just as great, so come and join us!” Some of the activities include; cross country skiing, sledding, decorating pumpkins for the elderly, helping out with Barnett Elementary School’s fall carnival, and other service projects. For FBLA week they had a guest speaker from Vivint, an ice cream social, and Chinese food for lunch. They attended state competition, region competition, and fall leadership. Many of the members say FBLA is about having fun, learning about the business world, testing business skills, and learning how to be a leader.
Many students contributed with great pieces of fascinating work in the Salem Hills are show but the results made it pretty clear that Amanda Smith blew the competition out of the water. Amanda Smith won the art show in both Faculty and Student choice awards with her painting “Inspired by Morgan Weistling Painting”. She also came in second with her painting “He Hath Made All Things Beautiful”. Another great contributor who came in second and third in both polls was Nate McNaughton’s painting “Glorious Mountain” Other Honorable mentions were given to Blake Adams, Trent Ship, Megan Brimhall, Jace Walker, and Hailey Neilson. It was a fantastic art show indeed full of intriguing talent.