Education Briefs: 4/2 to 4/5
April 1, 2014
Zions awards Park City students for A’s
Zions Bank has been awarding Utah and Idaho students for their hard work earning A’s on their report cards for 10 years now. This year, they have chosen two Park City High School students, Samantha Bush and Griffin Riggs, to receive a $100 scholarship savings account for their fall and winter drawings as part of the "Pays for A’s" program.
The program is open to all Utah and Idaho students, ages 13-18. Students must take their most current report cards into any Zions Bank location to enter and receive $1 for every A deposited into their savings accounts or 50 cents per A if they choose cash. For every A, they are entered to win $100 scholarship prizes and one grand prize worth $1,000 in each state. For more information, visit http://www.zionsbank.com/pays4as.
PCHS Drama places at regionals
On Saturday, March 29, the Park City High School Drama team competed in the regional competition at Morgan High School. They placed first in the One Act competition qualifying them for the state competition in two weeks.
Emma Fox was awarded Outstanding Lead Actress in One Act, Meteja Lund placed first in Dramatic Monologue, Kori Bane placed first in musical theater, Savannah Sundrup placed first in Humorous Monologue, Emma Fox placed third in Dramatic Monologue, and Zoe Shane and Jayn Moyes placed third in Contemporary Scene. Rachel Frain, Wil Doyle and Grace Mason qualified for state in Monologues, Alex Speak and Nathan Hurner qualified for Scenes and Paisley Johnston qualified in Musical Theater.
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Last chance to register for ‘Running with Ed’
Running with Ed, the Park City Education Foundation’s fifth annual relay fundraiser, is scheduled for May 17. Registration is now open and closes on Friday, April 11. The relay helps raise money for grants and programs at all schools throughout the Park City School District.
Participants can register larger teams this year, but there will be no Walk-a-Thon. Registration closes in less than two weeks, so visit the Running with Ed website at http://www.runningwithed.com or the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/runningwithed to register.