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.

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


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


Northeast Utah Region Sterling Scholars announced

Park City High School hosted the 32nd annual Northeast Region Deseret News/KSL Sterling Scholars Awards Ceremony on April 24, where the 2012 winners and runners-up... Read more »

May 15, 2012


Southwest Utah region Sterling Scholars announced

Winners and runners-up for the Southwest region of the Deseret News/KSL Sterling Scholars Competition were announced Thursday, April 12, on the campus of Dixie State... Read more »

May 11, 2012