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