Leu was nominated for the award by several faculty members who see the enthusiasm she has for her work.
“I have the best job in the world. I get to wake up every morning and spend my day in a roomful of books,” reported Leu.
The UELMA conference is a statewide meeting held each year in Orem. A unique twist: Leu received a quilt instead of a certificate or trophy.
Zions pays for A’s at NUAMES
LAYTON — Zions Bank presented Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering, and Science student Travis Crowe with a $100 scholarship.
Crowe won a drawing in Zions Bank’s Pays for A’s program. For each A students receive, their name is entered into one of 152 annual drawings. Students can win up to $1,000 in scholarship funds.
More information is available at www.zionsbank.com/pays4as.
Buffalo Point to set up catapult
SALT LAKE CITY — Sixth-grade students from Buffalo Point Elementary will be attending the University of Utah’s Engineering Week. This is an effort to get students interested in science and math. While the students are there, they will participate in three events. One of the requirements is to have a class catapult, which will be transported, set up, and used to compete against other classes in attendance on Thursday at 10 a.m. For more information, call the school at 801-402-8400.
Foxboro Elem. to launch rockets
NORTH SALT LAKE — Foxboro Elementary sixth-grade students have been learning about space. As a culmination of that learning, the students have made rockets. The students will be launching those rockets on the school playground Thursday morning at 10:30. For more information, call the school at 801-402-5050.
Jr. high students in mock trials
LAYTON — One of the highlights of the year takes place during fifth, sixth, and seventh periods at North Layton Junior High School. On Thursday, students in Sherri Einfeldt’s Utah studies class will participate in mock trials. For more information, contact the school at 801-402-6600.
Orchard to hold wax museum
NORTH SALT LAKE — Fifth-grade students at Orchard Elementary will dress up as presidents or first ladies on Friday, April 2. Students will act out the part during the school’s annual President Wax Museum that day. For more information, contact the school at 801-402-1700.