Monday, 03 May 2010 15:06

URS Announces Retirement Seminars

If you’re thinking of retiring in the next 10 years, you may have questions regarding where to start.  Utah Retirement Systems is hosting a series of seminars to help soon-to-be-retirees learn about their options.  These all-day Pre-Retirement Seminars will focus on the URS Pension Plan, 401k and 457 plans, IRAs, legal and estate planning, Social Security, and Medicare. For your convenience, these seminars will be held in three locations: June 25 — 70 E. 100 North, Farmington July — 2001 S. State, Salt Lake July 30 —3100 S. 1365 West, West Valley City To register for a seminar, call 801-366-7750…
A Brighton High School senior has earned $35,000 for placing second in a national public health competition for high school students. Jessica Wilder Hart competed against nearly 60 other regional finalists to win the scholarship at the Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition. Hart, who will graduate this spring from Brighton, won the award Monday in Washington, D.C. More than 100 scholarships are awarded each year to high school juniors and seniors who impress judges at the YES Competition. At the national contest, students are asked to give detailed reports on health-related research they have conducted using epidemiological methods of analysis. Hart,…
Four Canyons School District students will attend and compete for awards at the 2010 Health Occupations Students of America National Leadership Conference this summer.  They are:  Matthew Aiken, Brighton High School. Aiken will compete in the “Medical Spelling” category. Melissa Bills, Jordan High School. Bills will compete in the “Medical Lab” category. Diamond Hancock, Brighton High School. Hancock will compete in the “Home Health Aide” category. Ben Hugo, Jordan High School. Hugo will compete in the “Biotechnology” category. HOSA was founded in 1976 to provide education and opportunities to students interested in careers in health care. Each year HOSA hosts…
Congratulations to Alta High senior Eric Michels, winner of the Canyons Idol contest! Eric will perform the National Anthem at the Saturday, May 1 Real Salt Lake game at Rio Tinto Stadium. Eric was among 66 Canyons School District students of all ages to audition for the honor. Canyons Idol runners-up are: Natalia Alston, Brighton High, Second Place Seleiya Miller, Albion Middle, and Deseret and Ariana Miller, Brookwood Elementary, Third Place May 1 is Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto. Canyons District teachers, employees and a volunteer of the year will be honored in a halftime program, and Canyons students…
Midvale Middle School students "Change It Up at Lunch" by meeting new people in the cafeteria.  Read feature stories about the school's make-new-friends-initiative in the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News. Click here to read the story in the Deseret News Click here to read the story in the Salt Lake Tribune.
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