SHS drama dept. sur­prised by anony­mous $5,000 do­na­tion

Serve Daily - - BUILDING COMMUNITY - By Lana Hiskey

Becca Ham­mond, the SHS Drama Guild pres­i­dent and a mem­ber of the Springville High School’s drama depart­ment Class of 2017, said, “We are so ex­cited was re­cently sur­prised with an to re­ceive this do­na­tion. It is re­ally great anony­mous do­na­tion of $5,000 through to know that some­one ap­pre­ci­ates our the Nebo Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion. Lana pro­gram and what we do. Es­pe­cially this Hiskey, the foun­da­tion’s ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, year, we have been fo­cus­ing on a lot of pre­sented the gen­er­ous do­na­tion to com­mu­nity out­reach, so it is great to be SHS drama teacher Chris­tian Cra­gun. rec­og­nized by some­one out there. This

“We are ex­tremely grate­ful for the do­na­tion money will go to a great use. Theater has that has been made to the Springville al­ways been an im­por­tant contributor to High School theater depart­ment,” Cra­gun the lives of many high school stu­dents. It said. “The arts have al­ways been an im­por­tant can help stu­dents make friends, get out­side part of the cul­ture and ed­u­ca­tion of their com­fort zone and par­tic­i­pate of Springville High School and the greater in some­thing fun while they strug­gle Springville com­mu­nity, as is ev­i­denced through the pain of cal­cu­lus or physics. in the name ‘Art City.’ A do­na­tion like As a stu­dent, I am very ex­cited to see how this is en­cour­ag­ing be­cause it will al­low this will help our depart­ment flour­ish. us to con­tinue ed­u­cat­ing and serv­ing the Even just know­ing that we have sup­port stu­dents and the com­mu­nity, but it is also out there in the world has brought joy into en­cour­ag­ing as a tan­gi­ble ex­am­ple of the my life. I am grate­ful for the op­por­tu­nity ways in which our com­mu­nity sup­ports that I have to par­tic­i­pate in theater, and I us as well. We are so grate­ful, not only am grate­ful for the sup­port of our city and for the do­na­tion, but for the re­la­tion­ship com­mu­nity.” that the SHS arts pro­grams have with our This is the se­cond anony­mous do­na­tion com­mu­nity, and the con­tin­ued growth and made to an arts pro­gram at Springville devel­op­ment we look for­ward to in the fu­ture.” High School in re­cent months. On Sept. 22, 2016, SHS band stu­dents were surS­tu­dents prised with a $10,000 anony­mous do­na­tion to the band through the Nebo Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion.

To learn more about the Nebo Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion, visit http://www.nebo. edu/foun­da­tion.

and staff in the Springville High School drama depart­ment were sur­prised re­cently with an anony­mous $5,000 do­na­tion to their pro­gram.

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