Education News Roundup: June 27, 2016

Northwest Middle School students Karina and Jasmine Rubalcava.

In today’s ENR: Utah has 45 new locations to provide free summer meals for children 18 and under. Meet the 14-year-old twin sisters who represented Utah’s middle school team at the MESA national engineering competition. The “Sky is not falling with new route to teacher licensing” a commentary by Cynthia Phillips on the recently approved ” Academic Path to Teaching program.” Timpview High School gets familiar face as new principal. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

Two Utah Teams Place Well at National STEM Event

The Granite Park team, Aruna Dhungel, Dipika Dulal, Syeda Hashmi, and Rekha Subba, won the overall middle school third-place trophy. Photo courtesy of MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition.

Two Salt Lake City all-girl teams, one from Granite Park Junior High and one from Cottonwood High School, took top prizes from the 2014 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition recently held in Portland, Ore. . . . → Read More

Thank You, MESA/STEP Scholarship Donors

"Thank You" by Jen Collins/flickr

Thank you to the following donors of the MESA STEP scholarships. Every year local universities and chairs of the MESA Industry Advisory Council (IAC) award three types of scholarships to MESA students. Each scholarship recipient received $1,000. . . . → Read More