r By Dianne King
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, April Clawson, researcher and author, will lecture on “Historical Photographic Books on Mapleton and Springville” at the Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S.; 801-489-8738). The presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
April and her husband and four sons have resided in Mapleton for nearly 13 years. She graduated from Utah Valley University then earned an M.S. degree in professional communication from Southern Utah University. She has a passion for charter schools and has been active in the founding of Treeside Academy in Provo and Merit Academy and Reagan Academy in Springville. She is currently serving in an elected board position with Treeside Academy.
April maintains active memberships and participation in many community organizations such as the Springville and Mapleton historical societies, DUP, SUP, Springville Museum of Art, Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce, and Hafen Dallin Guild. She also continues to volunteer her time in church callings, other nonprofits, and political organizations.
She will present her work in research and gathering of materials used to write the Mapleton and Springville books, published by Arcadia Publishing, to seniors as well as the community. All are invited.