From a talented middle school math teacher to a visionary Utah State Senator, the Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 honored the contributions of eight Canyons community members at its third-annual Apex Awards ceremony.
The Board of Education’s Apex Awards are designed to express gratitude to community leaders and educators who have served as champions of public education and who exemplify the Board’s four tenets of fostering student achievement, community engagement, innovation, and customer service.
“It is our honor to publicly acknowledge the vision and wisdom of people who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to the continued success of the children in Canyons District,” said Tracy Scott Cowdell, President of the Canyons Board of Education. “Their talent, tenacity and generosity not only influence the students of today, but inspire the leaders of tomorrow.”
The recipients of the second annual Apex Awards are:
The event included a reception, dinner and awards ceremony, in which Teachers of the Year from each Canyons school also received honors. The Apex Awards were held at Last Chance Lodge at Solitude Mountain Resort in conjunction with Kimi’s Mountainside Bistro, one the District’s community partners.