Payson High School Welding competed at the Nebo Invitational on Dec. 17, 2021 at Provo High. There were 6 competitors, three for welding and three for fabricating from PHS. This was the 12th annual rivalry and Payson was there to make a statement! In all the years of this competition PHS had never taken home the traveling trophy, through the efforts of these participants Payson is now the new home for Welding Traveling Trophy. McLayne Balzly took 1st Place, Wyatt Marvin took 3rd Place and Mason Thompson took 12th Place to give Payson the overall win.
Mrs. Ford’s Business Office Specialist students have the unique opportunity to become Microsoft Office Specialists by taking the industry-recognized MOS exams. Students who earn these certifications will possess marketable skills that will get them hired faster, and give them high-growth, advancement, and salary opportunities right out of high school!
The following students (some not pictured) have earned a Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Microsoft Excel:
The U of U College of Engineering Outreach Team is developing a new summer program for local high school students, The High School Summer Research Internship (SRI).
The SRI will be available for rising juniors and seniors (students who will graduate in 2023 or 2024) who are interested in engineering research. Students who participate in the eight-week-long program will be matched with engineering researchers at the U of U, will perform 30 hours of research per week, and participate in other activities coordinated by the SRI team.
On December 9th our Nebo District DECA clubs held their first annual competition. Teams from Payson High, Maple Mountain High, and Salem Hills High participated in the event. Students from each school completed an objective test, and competed in two events showcasing their knowledge and skills by presenting their ideas in the following subject areas:
Our FBLA club had a successful day yesterday at Region!
Madisen Millard -- 3rd place in Introduction to Public Speaking
Logan Smith -- 2nd in Hospitality and Event Management, 4th in Business Management
Brigham Call -- 3rd in Banking & Financial Systems, 5th for Public Speaking, 5th for Future Business Leader
Spencer Shaw -- 4th in Social Media Strategies, 4th in Client Service
Austin Willson -- 4th in Entrepreneurship
Gavin Murray -- 2nd in Sales Presentation