“This is unprecedented. It is the best Juan Diego has ever done at this tournament and we’ll have seven of our policy debaters return next year, so we’re looking at a strong team next year.”
Richards rallied her fellow cheerleaders to the cause and collected over 6,000 pairs of jeans from schools, scouting programs and businesses in the area to deliver to charities throughout Salt Lake on Valentine’s Day.
“If you think about yourselves, your businesses, your friends and your family, think about how valuable those associations are,” he said. “You’re what provides the economic engine that makes this community work. It’s a great place to do business, own a business, shop and be involved in commerce.”
“Both teams worked hard all year on the routine we presented for the state competition,” cheer coach Whitney Lunt said. “They put in long hours for months, and their hard work has paid off.”
“I’m excited going forward,” Archuleta said. “I’m thrilled with the amazing people and facilities here.”
It’s official for three Corner Canyon athletes who have committed to taking their games to the next level.
As part of the new Valentines for Veterans program, an initiative that had volunteers deliver 160,000 valentines to veterans living along the Wasatch Front. Sarah Ahlberg’s first-graders made cards expressing their gratitude for veterans.
“Our theme is ‘I can be the one who…’ and in a writing contest, we asked them how they could make the world better,” literacy facilitator Colli Lucas said. “With reading, we’re encouraging each grade to meet a goal for three weeks and learn how they can be the one who changes the world through reading.”
City Councilmembers Bill Colbert, Alan Summerhays and Marsha Vawdrey have recently expressed concern over problems on the city’s trails.
“I had originally planned that we might hit around 600,000 visitors at the one-year mark and maybe 800,000 if we were really successful,” Loveland Living Planet Aquarium’s Founder/CEO Brent Andersen said. “I never would have thought we’d reach one million. We are now ranked ninth in the nation in attendance.”