If you have travelled to Europe in the past, you might want to schedule your next trip to the middle of Draper, Utah. Bake 360 is a locally owned cafe whose roots are buried deep in Scandinavian tradition. Roy Olsen, co-owner and pastry chef, hails his ancestors from Norway.
During one of my brief glimpses of the Golf Channel, I watched the pro golfer huddling with his caddy. They discussed wind direction, turf softness, angles, hills and how they’d spend the $1 million purse if the pro got his swing just right. I had an epiphany. I needed a caddy.
The Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair, which was held March 24-26 at the University of Utah, invited students attending public schools in grades five through 12 in the Salt Lake, Granite, Park City, Murray, Canyon and Tooele school districts who won their school or district science fairs. Charter and private school students also were welcomed to compete.
“They did great and it was fun to see them perform and grow and see others appreciate their work,” Juan Diego Director of Theatre Arts Joe Crnich said.
The competition is one of several science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives offered by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program designed to inspire middle school student interest in developing solutions to real-world problems in their local communities.
After much discussion, we compromised on a shorter list of supplies that did not include the purchase of yet another specialized tool, with the stipulation that we use a few of my special savings tricks. So, the hubs was off to get started on his weekend project. “Make sure you use a gift card!” I shouted to him as he headed out the door.
Greg Lamb had a decision to make two years ago. Does he stay in familiar territory or move to unproven ground? His choice could lead to second guessing later on. Eventually Lamb chose to help open the new school in his hometown. The decision made him the first individual male athlete to win a state championship for Corner Canyon, and the second overall individual champion.
“I knew there was a good team when I got here and I knew these girls could do it,” Archuleta said. “But, the fact that they actually pulled it off and to go undefeated was simply amazing.”
A pair of Corner Canyon High School athletes became the latest Chargers to be recognized for their efforts in sports and the classroom.
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.