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Springville mayor recognizes outstanding students

Two outstanding students were awarded the Springville Mayor's Recognition Award in February. Cherry Creek Elementary School student Anna Caldwell was nominated by her sixth-grade teacher Sarah Sumsion. Sumsion has been impressed by Anna’s constant display of service and leadership. Anna has served as her class president and was also chosen to be a Lighthouse Representative associated with her school’s Leader in Me program.

Sumsion describes Anna as always smiling and positive and one step ahead of her half the time. Anna is the daughter of Justin and Tiffany Caldwell.

Merit Preparatory Academy Senior Aaron Clay was nominated by his German teacher who happens to also be his school counselor. Counselor Erika Whitmer stated that Aaron is “one of the most talented German students I’ve had the pleasure of teaching in my 30 years as a German teacher.” Aaron has been involved in peer tutoring to not only help students prepare for college and the ACT but also to help struggling students, especially in math. Whitmer said Aaron has her complete trust and respect. Aaron is the son of Michael and Chelsey Clay.

We are very proud to have such honorable and hard-working students in our community. Nominate one of your favorite students today at www.springville.org/mayoraward.