Education briefs: International Festival of Arts set for Thursday
International Festival of Arts set for May 29
Parley’s Park Elementary School is scheduled to host its International Festival of Arts on Wednesday, May 29, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. According to the school’s newsletter, the event will include an art exhibit, song and dance performances and videos from diverse cultures. Food trucks will also be at the school. The event is open to the public. The event was originally scheduled for May 23 but was postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast.
South Summit educators honored
The South Summit Education Foundation recently held its annual gala, where it presented student scholarships and named four Educators of the Year. Jodi Jones, spokesperson for South Summit School District, said district staff members Jolene Christensen, Sandy Embry, Lorie Miner and Sandi Lott were named Educators of the Year. The educators were each awarded $5,000. Allwest Communications, DeJoria Center, Stena Enterprises and White Knight sponsored the awards. The foundation also presented a total of $31,500 to 35 students.
Girl Graduate Tea scheduled for May 28
The annual Girl Graduate Tea is scheduled to take place on May 28 in the Eccles Center lobby. According to the Park City High School newsletter, all senior girls from the high school are invited to attend the event. The Park City Athenaeum Club hosts the event to honor graduating girls. The event is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments. A program is set to follow.
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A Parkite who immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13 is giving scholarships and internships to three first-generation graduates from PCHS.