SALT LAKE CITY -- The Qwest Foundation and the Utah State Office of Education announced Tuesday that five Davis County educators were selected to receive parts of a $50,000 grant through the Teachers and Technology Grant Program.
VaLynne Bowers, Amber Williams, Sherrie Davis, Wendy Thorson, and Amber Sonzini, all Davis County teachers, received portions of the grant for their various projects.
"Our world is becoming increasingly dependent on technology, and these teachers are doing a wonderful job helping students in Utah get ready for that challenge," said Jerry Fenn, Qwest president for Utah. "My hat is off to these educators who think outside the box and help make technology relevant and exciting."
Bowers, a math teacher at Bountiful Junior High School, received $2,500 for her "multi-media mathematics" program.
"I'm so excited," she said. "I want to be able to share my ideas with other people and teachers in the district."
DATC offering business series
KAYSVILLE -- The Davis Applied Technology College and the Business Performance Group are offering a Principle Based Sales Series.
The series will consist of 12 three-hour workshops to train a sales staff. The courses will be held Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the Davis Business Alliance located on the Main DATC campus. Cost of the workshop is $99.
To register for the course, visit their Web site at www.datc.edu/ece, or call the DATC at 801-593-2549.
Handi Quilter has new Director
NORTH SALT LAKE -- Handi Quilter, a leading manufacturer of mid-arm quilting machines, announced last Wednesday that Brenda Goelz, former Editor-in-Chief of Quiltmaker Magazine, is now director of marketing.
"We're excited to have Brenda join the Handi Quilter team," said Mark Hyland, CEO. "She brings a wealth of quilting experience and an enthusiasm for quilting. With her energy and knowledge of the industry, we hope to continue to position Handi Quilter as a market leader."
John Henry Smith Ins. moved
BOUNTIFUL -- John Henry Smith Insurance Company has moved from their location in Salt Lake City to Colonial Square.
The new business is located at 563 West 2600 South in Bountiful. They opened their doors to the public on Monday.
The agency offers all types of insurance for families and for businesses and serves a large clientele throughout the state.
"Our mission has always been to serve the families of Utah by giving a choice of excellent local, regional, and national insurance providers," said Boyd Mordue, President. "We choose to represent these companies because they offer personal service, competitive pricing and strong national ratings."