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October Students of the Month

Submitted by katie.kelly on Wed, 10/23/2019 - 12:55

Congratulations to our students of the month!

10th grade: Andrew Morgan & Sydney Knight

11th grade: Byron Hapairai & Katie Losee

12th grade: Daxon Geldmacher & Savanah Higley

Learn a little bit about our awesome students below: 

Andrew Morgan: 

Andrew is from Santaquin, Utah and is the son of Daniel and Annette. He loves soccer and hiking. He loves woodshop because he gets to build cool stuff. His future goals are to attend college and live in Utah. A random fact about Andrew is that he likes fruit. 

Sydney Knight:

Sydney is from Santaquin and is the daughter of Austin and Starling. Sydney loves to read. Historical fiction is her favorite genre. She is also really passionate about art and loves to draw and paint. Her favorite teacher is Ms. Trapp because she is so kind and loving towards all of her students and makes them feel special and important. Her favorite class is ASL. She says that Mr. Kadish is such a fun teacher and she always has a wonderful time in his class. Sydney's future goals are to hopefully serve in the Air Force as a pilot. She would also like to be a published author and illustrator. A random fact about Sydney is that she really, really, REALLY loves cherry pie. Her advice to students is "You are loved more than you could ever know, and you are capable of becoming whoever you want to be and doing absolutely anything you set your mind to!"

Byron Hapairai:

Byron is from Payson and is the son of Airald and Younghae. His favorite hobby is badminton. His favorite teacher is Professora Noll because she is very nice and relatable. His favorite class is Digital Media because he gets to make cool illustrations and practice graphic design. His advice to students is "study harder". 

Katie Losee: 

Katie lives in Santaquin and is the daughter of Scott and Kathy. She loves teaching piano lessons and well as playing the piano, choir, more choir, drawing, and painting. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Morgan because she is very supportive and gives constructive criticism. Her favorite class is Trouveres because loves the music, her  friends, singing, and making good memories. Her future goals are to be hard working, be able to support herself and her family, and to be able to pursue her passions in music and art. Her favorite quote is "Not everything that weighs you down is yours to carry." A random fact about Katie is that she can play 4 different instruments. One word to describe Katie is creative. Her advice to students is "In school, it's better to regret something you have done instead of regretting something you could have done."

Daxon Geldmacher:

Daxon lives in Payson and is the son of Emily and Tyler. He loves to watch movies, play drums, write, and "film dumb things." His future goals are to go to UVU and study digital cinema, but he hopes the world ends before he has to get a job and pay rent. His advice to students is "Never follow a hippie to a second location."

Savanah Higley:

Savanah lives in Payson and is the daughter of Candi and Matthew. She loves to sing, play guitar, and play volleyball. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Morgan because she inspires her to do something she loves and be dedicated to it. Her favorite class is choir because she loves to sing. Her future goal is to be an aerospace engineer and to hopefully work for NASA. Her favorite quote is "Confidence: A deep inner-knowing that you belong in this world as much as anyone else." - MHN. A random fact about Savanah is that she loves to make travel videos. Her advice to other students is "Be kind to everyone you meet and do things that make you happy."