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Sterling Scholar

In 1960, the Deseret News created the Sterling Scholar Awards as a way to recognize high school seniors who achieve educational excellence in 14 categories of scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded in the areas of Business & Marketing, Computer Technology, Dance, English, Family & Consumer Science, Instrumental Music, Mathematics, Science, Skilled & Technical Sciences, Social Science, Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance and World Languages.

Semifinal judging of more than 800 Sterling Scholar nominees begins Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Sterling Scholar process will begin for more than 800 high school students as judges consider which of this year's Sterling Scholar nominees will... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2013

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Sterling Scholars 2013: North region nominees

On Tuesday, the Sterling Scholar process will begin for more than 800 high school students as judges consider which of this year's Sterling Scholar nominees will... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2013

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Utah's Jewish community lights up season, lives with menorah

Members of the Utah's Jewish community gathered Sunday night for a Hanukkah celebration and the lighting of a large menorah at Gallivan Plaza. In addition to rousing... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2012

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Elevating the conversation: Dual-immersion students, classes grow up

Davis School District is venturing into uncharted territory for Utah and the next inevitable step in language education this fall: junior high immersion programs. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2012

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Teenager's key to success: Prepare and work hard

You won't catch this teenage girl wasting time. A 4.00 GPA, a perfect score in the math portion of her SAT, near perfect on the ACT and a No. 1 ranking in her class of... Read more »

July 21, 2012

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Dean Hughes: The pioneers did hard things, and so can we

It occurred to me long ago that maybe, as the pioneer children walked and walked and walked and walked — and walked, they didn't really always sing and sing and... Read more »

July 17, 2012

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