Three lo­cal stu­dents hon­ored with Springville Mayor’s Recog­ni­tion Award

Serve Daily - - MERIT ACADEMY - By Shan­non Acor

Springville stu­dents Al­lie Dor­man, Jon Fer­rin and Dakota Pace were hon­ored by Springville City’s mayor and city coun­cil dur­ing a re­cent city coun­cil meet­ing with De­cem­ber’s Mayor Recog­ni­tion Award.

Al­lie Dor­man at­tends Meadow Brook El­e­men­tary School and was nom­i­nated by her teacher Jes­sica Gre­gory. Gre­gory has ob­served Al­lie be­ing a great ex­am­ple to her peers and push­ing her­self be­yond what is re­quired. Al­lie also serves on her school’s stu­dent coun­cil. Al­lie’s par­ents are Eric and Kristi Dor­man.

Jon Fer­rin is a fifth-grader at Art City El­e­men­tary School and was nom­i­nated by Art City Prin­ci­pal Lisa Muir­brook for al­ways look­ing for ways to help oth­ers. Muir­brook wrote, “Jon goes out of this way to as­sist with any­thing that needs to be taken care of, whether it is another stu­dent need­ing help or an adult.” She gave ex­am­ples of ob­serv­ing Jon pick­ing up trash and com­ing to the aid of oth­ers. Jon is the son of Eric and Sarah Fer­rin.

Dakota Pace is in ninth grade at Springville Ju­nior High School. Lan­guage Arts Teacher Kim­berly Rice nom­i­nated Dakota be­cause of the strong pos­i­tive im­pres­sion he makes on his fel­low class­mates. He is de­scribed as kind, trust­ing and car­ing. Rice stated, “Dakota is a peace­maker and a nat­u­ral-born leader. Peo­ple feel safe in his pres­ence and gen­uinely liked.” Dakota’s par­ents are Ti­mothy Pace and Ash­ley Bourque.

These won­der­ful stu­dents are pos­i­tive ex­am­ples to ev­ery­one in Springville. Nom­i­nate a stu­dent you ob­serve mak­ing a pos­i­tive im­pact in the Springville com­mu­nity on­line at www.springville.org/may­oraward.

Three Springville stu­dents were re­cently hon­ored with the Mayor’s Recog­ni­tion Award. They are, from left: Al­lie Dor­man, Jon Fer­rin and Dakota Pace. They are pic­tured with Springville City Coun­cil­man Rick Child.

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